Recent data suggests we are losing 70 million days a year to mental health associated well being issues. That costs the economy something like £100 billion. Not small change. So what are we doing about it?Read More
With the debate rolling on as to what could happen if Britain should exit the EU...I attach a very detailed document written by Michael Ford QC on behalf of the TUC but also there is a more straightforward article here listening the major things to consider.Read More
If you have worked in business any longer than 5 minutes, it's pretty easy to spot good managers or leaders very quickly and equally those who really don't have a clue on how to manage people - they stand out like sore thumbs.Read More
The diversity dilemma debate continues...
How do we increase the % of women and decrease the % of men in boardroom positions and everywhere else it seems, but is it right there should be male and female dominated professions?
The McDonalds 3 strategies for attracting and retaining different aged workers
As research suggests the younger talent pool is shrinking, a huge opportunity exists at the other end of the age scale to pull in new workers. Is that viable and will they stay?Read More
What does it take to be a real classy boss?
Well a Reddit survey of those who work for the super rich, seems like you have to hit 20+ million to be gracious enough to handle your wealth and attitude, properly. So what kinds of things do the less well educated (into wealth that is) do to their staff?Read More
Is it cultural, shareholder value strategies or just a lot of testosterone filled leaders and managers without a sense of proper accountability?Read More
This map, with lots of further detail here in the article, has a breakdown of the geographic areas of the UK. Huff Post has some surprising insight into generational population spread - is this a clue to unlocking and solving talent pool issues?
Well maybe, but it certainly makes you think about where our future employees might be found, or where to open your next head office?Read More
John Fillingham of Thinking HR in this 'Ted' talk discusses HR issues including older workers and introverts and extroverts, with a leading academic.Read More
Government's initiative on Gender Gap Pay Reporting
This move is perhaps the first stage in the attack on the disparity between gender pay rates...so is reporting and target setting the answer?Read More