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Career Advice – Sandy Cullen

Why do we need it?It has often been said that one of the most effective ways of grabbing someone’s attention is to ask for their advice; essentially, it appeals to their ego. “Mm, you need my advice, eh? Why of course, I’d be delighted to help.” And the topics upon which we’re prepared to admit that we do, actually, need the advice are endless: “How do I make a good soufflé?” “Which tie do you think I should wear?” “What book would you recommend for my 12 year-old?” “What would you say is the best way to drive to Skye from...
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Which voice are you?

Katie is a Connector (with a bit of Nurturer), Debbie is a Nurturer, and I’m mostly a Connector with a bit of Nurturer and Pioneer thrown in. If you’re wondering what on earth I’m talking about, follow the link and take the free assessment yourself https://5voices.com/.The 5 Voices is a tool developed by GiANT Worldwide (a global leadership consultancy) to help leaders communicate effectively with everyone they lead. Can you remember the last team or Board meeting you attended?  What did you notice?  Were some people heard more than others even though everyone was speaking?  Did you come to the best possible decisions?...
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GDPR: An Employment Perspective

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation which will replace the UK Data Protection Act 1988. The aim of this Regulation is to guarantee the fundamental right to personal data protection across the EU.  The Regulation will likely have an impact on the ways that employers store and gain consent to retain information about employees.  In this blog, we shall provide a brief outline of the Regulation, and the main ways that it shall affect Employment Law and HR. BackgroundThe application of the Regulation extends to organisations which carry out processing outwith the EU but offer goods and services...
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Holiday Entitlement/Pay Update

The scope of payment that employees are entitled to when on holiday has expanded greatly over recent years. With the summer holidays fast approaching, it is important to be aware of these changes and the potential implications for your business.As well as being a statutory requirement, holidays can be important for maintaining employee morale, and therefore offering a transparent and fair holiday policy is one of the keys to making your business both an attractive and friendly place to work.With this is mind, here are some of the key points of the law relating to holiday pay, and their potential implications.How...
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Taking control of redundancy

 In this week’s guest blog, we are delighted to hear from Rob Moore who is the Managing Director of The Career Management Organisation. At The Career Management Organisation, Rob works as part of a dedicated team to help both individuals and employers to overcome challenges and fulfil potential by providing tailored Career Coaching, Personal Development Coaching, and Outplacement services.  To find out if TCMO can help you or your company, please follow this link to their website: http://www.tcmo.co.uk/contact/.Rob has lots of experience helping people through redundancy, and assisting them to prepare for change with confidence. We hope you shall find his blog on...
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