Fake news in the workplace

We hear a lot these days about so-called ‘fake news’ (thank you Mr Trump). This got Mark thinking about how rumours, myths and untruths can unsettle even the best businesses and what is the best way to handle these. So, apparently Thomas Edison didn’t invent the lightbulb, Marie Antoinette never said “let them eat cake” and…

Why you shouldn’t leave team performance to chance

Mark recently published an article on the HR Director website on how inspiring leaders can achieve outstanding results by walking the talk, focusing on feedback and coaching to develop their teams. If the recent General Election in the UK has taught us anything, it would be how leaders who are inspiring AND who have the…

TGI Friday

Mark was recently analysing some employee opinion survey results where lack of work/life balance was a major complaint in one client’s results. This got him thinking about recent coverage of Japan’s ‘Premium Friday’ – an initiative designed to get workers home on time, at least some of the time. The Guardian reported in February this…