Ironically though, at the very time when communication departments are most important, marketing and PR budgets are often slashed. While this response is perhaps understandable, every single organisation in the world relies on its reputation for success, so cutting PR during economic hardship is a false economy.
Article by 12 March 2023
Running a business can be challenging, and never more so than when decisions need to be made that potentially affect ... View Article
Article by 7 May 2022
The impact of the pandemic on the economy is still being felt and understood. Despite positive recent signs in the UK employment market, there remains high levels of pessimism and uncertainty over jobs. An estimated one million workers remained on furlough at the end of the Government’s furlough scheme on 30th September 2021, whilst a recent report by Renovo suggested that seven in ten employers expect to make redundancies in the next year.
Article by 30 November 2021
A programme of redundancies is traumatic for everyone concerned. Most people’s thoughts are with those who have lost livelihoods and who, in the current climate, may struggle to find new jobs.
Article by 17 November 2020
I’ve worked in and outside of HR throughout my career and have at many times defended us to friends and people I meet around what HR is or isn’t. Last year as I saw more and more of my friends and HR colleagues go through difficulties within their careers, the news on organisations closing down and listening to everyone around me, I got thinking we really need to make a point in being the role model for organisations especially when things are tough.
Article by 18 February 2020
I’ve just watched ‘Up in the air’, the film where George Clooney is a ‘Transition Counsellor’ flying around the country firing people and ... View Article
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