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Working with Northampton Partnership Homes

Posted by Kate Ridley 10/03/21

NPHThe recent headlines about the backlash against unconscious bias training have not been helpful in advancing the creation of diverse and inclusive workplaces. Taking a joined up approach to creating a respectful inclusive environment is what is needed… just as our client Northampton Partnership Homes have done…. 

Peer support networks - a lifeline for employees in our third lockdown

Posted by Tracy Powley 10/01/21

virtual meetingBurnout must now account for one of the biggest risks within organisations. It is vital there is support for everyone.

However, if you are already implementing regular virtual one to ones, have created a range of social activities on MS Teams or Zoom, engaged people in projects or volunteering beyond their usual remit, where do you go next?

Wellbeing in lockdown - giving something back

Posted by Tracy Powley 16/11/20

Volunteering handsWith remote working creating a sense of isolation for many and the pandemic fuelling uncertainty and ongoing change, supporting your employees to come together in or with a community to find purpose and create a positive impact beyond their roles, could bring real benefit to all involved.   

The Right to Lead and Manage in Difficult Times

Posted by Tracy Powley 26/10/20

Actions imageAmong the many challenges that our Covid world has presented to managers, is the ability to balance being an empathetic leader with having a conversation about performance, when needed. We look at some tips to help….


Inappropriate behaviour amplified in lockdown

Posted by Tracy Powley 15/09/20

lady at deskSo much has been written about how well teams have adapted and how collaboration is thriving since the pandemic, we would be forgiven for thinking that workplaces have suddenly rid themselves of any inappropriate behaviour.

But research out in the last few weeks tells a very different story….

Leading Remotely - register for our free webinar series

Posted by Tracy Powley 14/07/20

COVIDAs remote and home working looks set to become a permanent feature of the work landscape for many, organisations will need to support their leaders to manage remotely as a core part of what they do – not just as an emergency interim measure. Our free webinars will show you how… 

How to stop email communication being a source of pressure in lockdown

Posted by Stella Chandler 03/07/20

Working during lockdownWe look at how to stop email communication being a source of pressure in lockdown and steps to ensure it is the positive aid to productivity it should be…

Social Distancing; How to embed new protocols and manage breaches free webinar - June 25th 11:00

Posted by Tracy Powley 17/06/20

CovidAs we start to return to our workplaces, how will we manage the new protocols that will need to be in place? For example, maintaining social distancing, using communal areas in a safe way. And what happens if we feel someone is breaching those protocols? Should a breach ever be a disciplinary matter? Join our free webinar for guidance on all these questions and more…. 

Social distancing in our workplaces – How to create the right environment to voice concerns

Posted by Tracy Powley 03/06/20

Social DistancingWe are delighted to be welcoming Liz Gardiner C.E.O of Protect the UK’s whistleblowing charity to our webinar on 11th June to help answer some of the thorny questions organisations will be facing as they start to plan how they will operate in the coming months…

Social Distancing in our workplaces; finding the right route

Posted by Cheryl Burgoyne 22/05/20

Social DistancingAs we endeavour to find a pathway back to working in offices, our facilitator Cheryl looks at the challenges this may bring and what employers can do to support their people through the transition…..