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What’s next for mental health?

I did what many of us do and tried to hide it and carry on regardless of how I was feeling.  In the end, I became quite poorly and wasn’t my best at home or work.  I was lucky at the time to have a great GP, support at home, and good colleagues, who really helped me. 

Article by: Liz Ashford | Published: 10 October 2019

brexit

Review commercial contracts to mitigate the risk of Brexit uncertainty 

For some businesses, Brexit could negatively impact their supply chain and they should consider the performance of obligations by subcontractors and suppliers. This is particularly important for those who will be responsible for any increased costs or delays due to border issues. 

Article by: Lindsay Ellis  and Wright Hassall  | Published: 8 October 2019

Presenteeism: How to spot it and how to stop it

When employees continue to come into work while unwell, not only will it take them longer to recover, they’ll likely spread their illness on to their colleagues too. So, if you’ve got a high number of visibly tired and/or unwell employees at work, there’s a high chance your business is suffering from presenteeism. 

Article by: Pip Rule | Published: 7 October 2019

AI

Wanted: Emotional Beings to Plug the AI Gaps

I’ve been watching the debate around Artificial Intelligence (AI) for some time. We are seeing it pushed heavily into our lives, from the raft of circular devices that are capable of holding conversations with us (albeit slightly Lewis Carroll ones), through to the emerging tools that businesses are using to deliver core processes

Article by: Chris Preston | Published: 6 October 2019

development

 How embodying trust builds big picture leadership capability

Your instincts, or intuition is felt in the centre of our body and will indicate your growth pathway. Once you begin to trust and understand your intuition, you deepen your self-awareness and become more attune to what your body awareness is telling you

Article by: Tony Holmwood | Published: 4 October 2019

Seven Jobs You Might Be Applying For In The Future 

The loss of current jobs is to be expected, according to data* analysed by the UK’s number one hiring app, JOB TODAY, with nearly 50% of companies expecting that automation will lead to some reduction in their full-time workforce by 2022.

Article by: Polina Montano | Published: 3 October 2019

Is your CV strewn with jargon?

One-third of employees have used business jargon in a meeting without fully understanding the meaning; 81 percent of employers say that a job candidate using a word in the wrong sense is unforgivable; 77 percent of managers would be more likely to hire a candidate who uses a wide and varied vocabulary.

Article by: Andrew Arkley | Published: 2 October 2019

Asda

Asda contract row forces retail sector to brush up on legal responsibilities

If no variation clause exists, then an employer should consult at length with staff and seek their agreement to the changes. Without this, a unilateral change may amount to a breach of contract which could potentially give rise to a claim for constructive dismissal. 

Article by: Stephen Woodhouse | Published: 1 October 2019