Preventing People Problems – Filtering Job Applications

Q: We have advertised for an administration assistant and been inundated with applications. Some are badly presented and some have strange email addresses. We can’t interview them all. What can I do? A: Although in a time of high unemployment you can expect an increased number of applications, being inundated maybe means the advert was […]

Managing staff throughout the Six Nations

The Six Nations is one of the most highly anticipated tournaments in the rugby world. And whilst many rugby fans will want to support their country this February and March, it’s important to ensure your business isn’t impacted by the matches.   If you think it will be an issue, remind employees in advance what standards […]

When Cupid’s arrow strikes the workplace

February is just around the corner and this means that Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Whilst this is generally considered to be a day of love and happiness, it can have a negative effect on your business. Only 12% of company managers have been provided with training on managing workplace romances, so let’s look at […]