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June 14, 2020 by Andy Latkovskis

It is only normal for people to experience high levels of anxiety during this pandemic. If it is not the fear of losing a job, it is the fear of becoming infected. If it is not the rising cases of depression as a result of being stuck indoors for ages, it is the increasing reports of domestic violence. Everyone is losing in some way or form. In the light of these misfortunes, as a business leader, how do you support your staff to deal with coronavirus anxiety, noting that you too are vulnerable to anxiety? Here are 5 tips for you. … Read More »

People Skills

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May 14, 2020

A disengaged team can be a death sentence for a business if it is not spotted and rectified quickly. Nobody is engaged 24/7, and this could be down to a number of things, including personal lives. However, if your team is disengaged the majority of the time, you’re going to notice lots of negative effects - this could eventually lead to big problems, such as disgruntled customers, a ruined reputation, and money down the drain. … Read More »

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April 1, 2020 by Ayush A. Trivedi

During these testing times, it's important to remember that we need to support our teams as well as our businesses. When we're busy helping our teams, our customers, our neighbours, our families, it's easy to lose sight of the fact we also need to position our businesses to come out of this period stronger and ready to pounce on the opportunities that will present themselves when the economy bounces back. In this article we look at how Ayush plans to galvanise his team and help them get to a place where they are ready to help me capitalise on a rebounding economy. … Read More »

Business

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March 18, 2020

Accidents are inevitable! Just like road accidents, there are workplace accidents. Whether they are caused by machine entanglement, falling objects, reaction injuries or on the job violence, as an employer you are liable for your employees according to the law. Sadly, accidents can take a toll on your business directly or indirectly. There are worst scenarios where lawsuits from such cases can bankrupt your company. As an employer how you prepare and respond to workplace accidents determines its existence. Let’s look at how workers' compensation can affect your business. … Read More »

Office Management

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March 13, 2020

If you're a business owner, then you must provide a safe and secure working environment for your employees. It's also crucial that you provide workers’ compensation. Read on to discover what you need to know about workers’ compensation. … Read More »

Well Being

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February 12, 2020 by Michael Deane

Environmental psychology is a discipline that studies a relationship between individuals and their environment. According to its research, your immediate surroundings can affect your wellbeing. In this article Michael Deane looks at how your environment impacts on your health - both mental an physical - and what you can do to improve your wellbeing and that of your employees … Read More »

People Skills

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November 3, 2019 by Jake Waller

Any manager worth their salt will know that their business aims are best served with a team of happy, productive employees. The link between employee satisfaction and business success has been made abundantly clear through several studies; It’s therefore in the interest of managers, especially those at small businesses, where every team member counts, to ensure their staff enjoy their jobs. And a key factor in that enjoyment is empowerment. … Read More »

Career Development

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October 10, 2019

One thing that many small business owners neglect is staff training. We train new recruits when they first arrive, but as soon as they know everything that they need to, to do their jobs, we leave them to it. This is a mistake. Instead, you should create a workplace that encourages and promotes learning. That offers plenty of chances for your employees to develop and grow and become better at their jobs. … Read More »

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September 26, 2019

Domestic violence is not only confined within the home. It may go further into the workplace. A victim of domestic violence tends to have prolonged tardiness and absenteeism, and may affect productivity and an employee's self-worth and morale. This is also true with the abusive family member. Employers and employees should seek the expertise of an employment lawyer to help handle cases of domestic violence. In this post, you'll learn the impact of domestic violence on you and your employees. … Read More »

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