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How To Boost Employee Engagement In A Hybrid World

It’s hard to know yet if the workplace paradigm has permanently changed but we know for sure that it’s not what it was. This pandemic has upended the world of work quite unlike anything we’ve ever seen before or are likely to see again. Very quickly...

Do You Feel Safe Going Back To Work?

It’s time to get back to the fluorescent lights, the lingering smell of instant coffee and the cheap carpet tiles we lovingly refer to as ‘the office’, but as reluctant as we were to leave, some of us are just as reluctant to return. Jez Staley,...

Wellness Strategies For Returning To Work

Over the course of just two weeks in March 2020, the vast majority of the UK’s office-based workforce transitioned out of the corporate environment and onto kitchen tables, into back bedrooms or literally onto laps. IT departments earned their keep...

He, She, Him, Her, They, Them, Zim, Xey? Gender Pronouns and Why They’re Important at Work

For those of us who dismissed ‘pronoun day’ in English class all those years ago as ‘like trigonometry, I’m never going to need to know this in real life’, that day is coming back to bite you. Now, you need to know what pronouns are and more...

The Incredible Women Who Have Changed The World

To commemorate the end of Women’s History Month, here’s our list of the women who did nothing short of literally changing the course of history. You’ll have heard of some but not all and we won’t go into too much depth but suffice to say, these...

How Can More Women Get To The Top?

‘I don’t think women fit comfortably in the board environment.’ ‘There aren’t that many women with the right credentials and depth of experience to sit on the board – the issues covered are extremely complex.’ ‘Most women don’t want...

Kamala Harris & Other Amazing Women You May Not Have Heard Of A Few Years Ago

Florence Nightingale, Emmeline Pankhurst, Marie Curie and Amelia Earhart come rightly close to the top of most ‘who are the most influential women in history’ lists, but who are the women that our great-great grandchildren will talk about a century...

Microaggressions At Work – What Are They And How To Respond To Them

It’s happening. And not before time. We are finally engaging in real conversations about how to combat racism, antisemitism, injustice, inclusion, diversity and equality, not just in the workplace but in society as a whole.  Hopefully, in time,...

What Type of Leader Are You – A Chess Master or a Gardener?

As always, we’ll start with a story. This one is about Stanley Allen McChrystal, a retired US Army four-star General. He fought with distinction in the Iraq War, Operation Desert Shield, the War in Afghanistan and the Gulf War. He served as Commander,...

How To Manage Your Mental Health During Lockdown

First, a question. What do all of these have in common: Little pigs, musketeers, blind mice, Stooges and ice hockey games? Correct, they all come in threes, just like this blog post. The first part is a few interesting numbers about our life under lockdown,...