I’ve written before about the need to be careful about what you send in an email at work but the story that I’ve seen in several UK national newspapers over the past couple of days really takes the biscuit. Paul Eley sent what sounds like a harmless email around his workplace asking for a new […] … Read More »
There was no post from me yesterday as it was a Bank Holiday here in the UK, which got me to thinking – how do we fare in terms of holidays compared to the rest of Europe/The World? I was all prepen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_holidayared to say how hard-done-by we are but the research I did was quite […] … Read More »
It’s summer, your boss has just returned from holiday and all of a sudden all of this new jargon and buzzwords fill the office. The reason? Your boss has been reading management books on his holiday! The BBC has an interesting article on some of the new jargon that could be heading our way – […] … Read More »
Scare tactic headline? Not according to Microsoft. A recent article on Ars Technica called “RSIs on the rise, says report, but prevention is simple” states: According to Microsoft, RSI costs UK businesses around … Read More »
I just read an article on the BBC website which caught my eye – which isn’t suprising as it’s headlined “Row over firm’s toilet break rule“. The issue us that workers aren’t being paid to use the toilet, they have to clock on and off when they want to have a comfort break: …The employee, […] … Read More »
There’s an interesting post over at US News, written by Alison Green, called “10 ways to make your boss love you” and whilst it is written in a “Corporate Speak” style (Green is a manager herself so I guess you can’t blame her!), there are a few interesting points that the article highlights. Here’s my […] … Read More »
A recent article on the BBC website caught my attention – Money ‘does not make staff stay’ From the article: A strong interest in the job and a good work-life balance are more important to workers than the size of their pay packet, a survey suggests […] “Companies can no longer rely on those established […] … Read More »
Free Subscriber Download Subscribe to the Flipping Heck! Blog, and receive your Free subscriber download of “Managing Meetings” What the book covers: What is a meeting? Why do we need them? Who benefits from them and where did all the free doughnuts go? Types of meeting Oh yes, there are lots and lots. The question […] … Read More »
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