Brexit and Your Data

Whilst the Brexit train roles forward, none of us can say for absolute certainty what things are going to look like moving forward at this stage… The issue we may have, and it might not be an issue for you as an organisation, is where you store your data.  Once we have formally left the…

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Employee Engagement

It may sound obvious but making sure your staff are actively engaged in the objectives of your organisation is paramount to success. A passionate team will help drive the organisation forward to achieve objectives, whether that be for a business, a school or a Multi-Academy Trust. Everyone must be engaged and enthusiastic about the direction…

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Christmas Office Closure

The team wish all of our clients a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. To refresh our batteries, we will also be taking a break over the Christmas period. The office will be closed from the 21st December 2018 to 2nd January 2019. We look forward to speaking to you all again in…

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Leaders should choose to coach – Part 1

A series on Coaching by Ian White, our Leadership Coaching Specialist What is coaching anyway?  And why is it so effective at improving performance in your organisation? Just about anyone can call themselves a coach, and whether you receive coaching, mentoring, or maybe even therapy may not be certain.  Identifying a coach that is qualified…

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Fines, Registrations and DPO Requirements

It has recently been reported that the ICO has resorted to issuing fines to organisations who have not paid their fee after several attempts to collect.  Failure to pay the data protection fee is now a civil offence under the GDPR, previously this was a criminal offence under the Data Protection Act 1998.  All organisations,…

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Zero Hours Contracts

Zero Hours Contracts frequently gain a bad press.  Their use (or “abuse”) is often derided as the sign of bad employer. There is a place for zero hours contracts for some employers.  The flexibility that zero hours contracts can provide to employers (and to employees) is often of considerable use – particularly in certain industries…

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