Do we live in an age of Political Correctness? In the last year we have seen: Sensibility alert. If you click the hyperlinks they will take you to reports of the remarks and
When you deal with donations, subscriptions and grants it is vital to have clear and proper records. Getting the receipts and paperwork into one place to log and enter into accounts can be quite a
The news is full of stories of the nightmare boss and bullying complaints. Conscientious bosses feel increasingly unable to discipline employees who are under performing. In the back of their minds
We have all marvelled at the Lawson family lifestyle and wondered how it is that someone who works for you can run up more than half a million pounds worth of unauthorised expenses. The issue of unauthorised
Building a business can be exhilarating and frustrating – often both at the same time. So much to do, so many things to tackle. I can’t tell you how many bosses have told me – “so and so is
If you are running a standard business with standard staff then a standard ‘contract’ may work for you. Employment law is often approached as if contracts of employment are simply about compliance.
Do you believe equality legislation means there are people you can’t talk to, and things you can never say?
It’s a common feeling, but if you let it dictate how your run your team you will
Many of the problems we deal with on our telephone advice service are really to do with performance management. Often it’s not put that way.
The issue raised at the start of the conversation might
Business owners often feel quite hard done by when dealing with employment law. In the current climate there is a feeling that ‘all this red tape’ inhibits business and reduces profitability. You
We are always more vulnerable to the unexpected than we think. Not so long ago Croydon businesses (and others in the UK) were struggling with the after effects of riot and fire. Since then flood and