Managing Staff

April 29, 2020
How to hire effectively

Getting the right people. Taking on your first member of staff is a seminal moment for any small business – but one that’s all too easy to get wrong! A key indicator of your business success may well be the point at which you need to hire your first member of staff.  This can be […]

June 3, 2019
Open the Blinds – A Tale for the Small Business Owner

It sounds so obvious it’s hardly believable, yet the effect on your workforce of simply ‘opening the blinds’ could be staggering!  Not convinced?  Then read on…… There is much to be found online, in magazines and newspapers about wellbeing and the impact that good / poor wellbeing can have on our lives. Wellbeing is defined […]

May 27, 2019
The Dripping Tap – A Tale for the Small Business Owner

“What on earth has a dripping tap got to do with HR?” you might be asking yourself.  Surely this is the domain of a plumber, not an HR professional!  Well of course, in literal terms you’d be right, but think of the analogy: You’ve got a dripping tap; what do you do? Put a bucket […]

February 18, 2019
10 Ways to Build Your Leadership Confidence

Susan Ritchie shares with us her favourite confidence hacks to help raise your game in business and create more impact.

February 11, 2019
Lessons For Leadership

Susan Ritchie shares five pieces of understanding crucial to success in making that first move into a senior role.

February 4, 2019
To Delegate, Become A Salesperson

Susan Ritchie explains how to delegate effectively, and how to pick the right person for the job.

January 25, 2019
Shut Up & Listen!

Susan Ritchie explains the power of listening and how it helps build strong relationships.

September 3, 2018
Appraising The Appraisal

Chris Watson explains why appraisals are crucial in developing people in a business.

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