Top 10 tips to become a better leader

Top 10 tips to become a better leader

Managing a team isn’t easy, you have to juggle your own workload, manage expectations, be accountable, be supportive, set a good example the list goes on. However, there are some things you can think about and put in place to help make the way your team work with, and...
Make sure you take your annual leave

Make sure you take your annual leave

Annual leave is a benefit all employees receive. In the UK, the typical allocation is around 28 days, during which we’re encouraged to leave our work and focus on relaxing and rejuvenating. However, we seem to be forgetting to take annual leave!! Reports suggest that...
How do you handle a problem employee?

How do you handle a problem employee?

Sometimes there are employees that just “seem” to go out of their way to make your working life just that little bit more difficult, BUT before you finally lose it and have a blow up of epic proportion stop and consider perhaps an alternative way to deal with it....
HR FAQS – Should you set a task at interview?

HR FAQS – Should you set a task at interview?

In essence there is no right or wrong answer to this question, it’s a decision you will need to make based on what competencies and skills you want to assess during the meeting. As part of the selection process, employers may conduct numerical testing or ask...
Have you planned for the Summer holidays?

Have you planned for the Summer holidays?

The school summer holiday’s are nearly upon us and up and down the country teachers are breathing a sigh of relief and getting ready to wind down.  However the opposite is true for working parents who will be worrying how they’ll balance childcare...