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Zero hours contracts often get bad press.  With their links to the gig economy, they are often portrayed as unscrupulous employers taking advantage of the most vulnerable workers. There is […]

Wellbeing and the importance of taking a break

We’ve been some recording some podcasts with CDI Alliance looking at the topic of wellbeing (more on this to follow!), and one of the things we’ve talked about is the importance of setting boundaries in our work and in our lives. One area we know people struggle is in...

Onboarding

We all know that recruiting can be a time-consuming and expensive process, so it makes sense that once you have an offer accepted and a new employee ready to start, you do all you can to make sure it works well. It can be helpful to think of the onboarding process in...

The Power of Curiosity

“I’ve got a problem!” What’s your initial reaction to hearing that? “Haven’t we all!” “What do you need?” “Let me help?” “Again!?….” I hold my hands up: I have an inbuilt desire to help others! I’ve learned over the years the best way to help isn’t about...