23 / 12 / 2020
Government figures suggest that around 10% of the population (about 6.3 million people) have dyslexia. Some employees have dyslexia and are undiagnosed. Some people will try to conceal it. You can only help an employee if you understand the nature of the condition he or she has.
09 / 12 / 2020
It happens all the time. An underperforming employee is about to be taken through the discipline procedure on grounds of incapability and they don’t like it. Rather than showing a degree of accountability and accepting that things need to change, frequently they submit a lengthy grievance all about how the manager is showing a lack of respect.
02 / 12 / 2020
I’ve done a few favours for people recently. Some of them thanked me, more of them didn’t. It’s interesting how few people express gratitude, even when you’ve helped them out of a hole. Thanking people for their contribution to your business is not just courteous and appropriate, it can also have a remarkable impact.
25 / 11 / 2020
In recent times Home Secretaries (both Conservative and Labour) have observed that the civil servants in their department have been on a frolic of their own and in many cases they have been bent on adhering to their own agenda and not that of the elected government.
18 / 11 / 2020
We’re close to getting a vaccine against Covid-19. Just think. A quick jab and we’ll all be far less at risk. What can you do to help ensure the maximum staff take-up? Here are five steps you can take.