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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…..

Join us for our Free Webinar Series "Creating a Respectful Working Environment in Lockdown"

Posted by Tracy Powley 17/04/20

RespectOur Coffee Break Webinar slots start on Wednesday 22nd April

With new ways of working, increased concerns over job security and competing demands from work and home life, working relationships are likely to be under pressure. Never has it been more important to support our people. Grab a coffee and come and get some practical guidance on what to do to maintain respectful inclusive teams during lockdown…

What our workplaces look like now... and what this means for team behaviour and interaction

Posted by Tracy Powley 06/04/20

Changes in working environments had already been taking place before the Coronavirus crisis hit. The pandemic has now both speeded up some of those changes and driven new ones.

We give you a practical way of helping your people identify what this means for team working and team behaviour…

Exchanging Expectations – your route to harmonious remote working

Posted by Tracy Powley 30/03/20

Not sure where to start in managing a team who are all new to home working? Our exchange of expectations can provide practical help…..