Combatting sexism in the workplace

27th March 2019

It’s 2019 but, sadly, gender inequality and sexism are still rife in the workplace and women must work together to eliminate the epidemic of discrimination, says entrepreneur Rita Trehan. She offers some useful strategies which [read more]

The benefits of mentoring

20th March 2019

Could mentoring help you break free from workplace stress? A new article in the Harvard Business Review by authors Michael Gill and Thomas Roulet suggests that the positive benefits of mentoring could help you and [read more]

Standing desks: are they worth it?

11th March 2019

Standing desks are increasingly being used by those with back problems who find that sitting all day exacerbates their condition. Manufacturers make bold claims, but can they be trusted? Stacy Simon, senior editor at the [read more]

5 ways to build a powerful personal brand

4th March 2019

Although the term ‘brand’ is often associated with ‘business’, the two are different. A brand is something you’re constantly building because it’s the affirmation of who you are and what you love to do. Your personal [read more]

How to decide when to fire someone

1st March 2019

One of your direct reports isn’t performing up to snuff. You’ve done everything you can think of to help them improve, but you’re not seeing any significant progress, and now you’re agonising about what to [read more]

Time management tips

24th January 2019

Life as practice manager is tough, with a growing workload and competing priorities and pressures. As we enter 2019, chartered occupational psychologist Emma Donaldson-Feilder offers some useful advice on how more effectively managing your time [read more]

Dealing with an employee that’s always late

21st January 2019

Employees who are always late can throw off the productivity of an organisation, as well as having a negative impact on morale. Habitual lateness can decrease quality, result in fractured work relationships with colleagues and, [read more]

Change as an opportunity

18th January 2019

Operating effectively during periods of change is a challenge, says Forbes columnist Charece Newell, but it should also be viewed as an opportunity. She outlines her strategic approach to change management, with some words of [read more]

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