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5 Tips on How to Deal with a Second Lockdown

During the first lockdown, we all got used to working from home where possible, and for many people it was great. Not having to leave the house in a rush in the morning, sit in queues of traffic or struggle to find a parking space were all benefits that many of us quite enjoyed. Then, as cases began to ease we were advised it was safe to return to working in the office as long as the appropriate measures were...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Job and Get Ahead

Today’s business landscape is a challenging one, with the ongoing pandemic taking its toll on businesses across a number of different industries. It’s important to try and stay proactive within your current role and offer as much as you can, both to help drive the business through this difficult time as well as promoting how valuable you are as an employee. If you’re worried about the impact of the current situation, here are some top tips to keep developing your...

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Email Etiquette

We thought it would be a good opportunity to say a few words about email etiquette. Here are some top tips on how to manage emails and although they may seem blatantly obvious… you would be surprised how some of these rules can go out of the window when we are under pressure. We all do it and you are certainly not alone, so be this a lesson to us all. Double / triple check Now that most of our...

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7 Tips to Improve Remote Team Productivity

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, an increasing number of organizations have asked their employees to work from home. Such a sudden big change has put a lot of pressure on managers who have never managed a remote team. The situation has presented a new set of challenges due to the lack of in-person interaction, and team productivity is at stake. In this article, we'll talk about tips and tools managers can use to lead their remote teams efficiently and enhance...

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Preparing to Bring Staff Back From Furlough

The government’s furlough scheme, officially known as the Job Retention scheme, has been a lifeline for businesses across the country. It was extended until the end of October, which suddenly is only around the corner. It’s been a tough few months, and many employers will have brought in certain measures, like working from home, for the very first time. With October nearly here, it’s time for businesses to start dealing with one of the final stages of the challenge; bringing...

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How to Make Your Workplace Safe

As life slowly returns to some sort of normality, you might be encouraged to reopen your workplace and begin returning to work, instead of working from home all week. It’s important for employers to make sure the workplace is safe for staff to come back, which you can achieve through a number of different methods. Whether you work in an office environment or another setting, it’s key that you feel comfortable at work and can do your job effectively without...

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