Brexit and Learning & Development

Brexit and Learning & Development

It sent shockwaves across the globe, cost a Prime Minister his job, led to all manner of back-stabbing amongst leading Leavers, saw 1 in 8 of us fall out irreparably with a friend or family member, and plunged us into a national uncertainty arguably not seen since the...
Confessions of a Small Business

Confessions of a Small Business

On Monday 6th February I sat on a panel at The Guardian HQ in London with other small business owners to discuss the difficulties and adversities we have faced, and how we have overcome them. The panel and audience was varied to say the least, with industries...
Compliance training made effective with eLearning

Compliance training made effective with eLearning

Compliance training. Don’t those two words just fill you with an excited fervour? “Can’t wait to get stuck into some good compliance training. No way that can be boring.” Said no employee, ever. It’s understandable – but it’s also actually a bit of a problem....
Five Ways to Engage Millennials in the Workplace

Five Ways to Engage Millennials in the Workplace

As 2016 drew to a close, a fascinating video went viral across social media. It was an interview with author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek, on talk show channel Inside Quest. During the interview, Sinek addressed the ‘Millennial Question’ and attempted to...
Fully engaged or watching the clock?

Fully engaged or watching the clock?

To be really engaged in any activity is something which psychologists refer to as ‘flow’.  The mental state in which a person is fully focussed and positively immersed in a particular task or their work. Some people can become so immersed in their activity they forget...
Healthy Staff, Healthy Business

Healthy Staff, Healthy Business

It doesn’t take a genius to work out a healthy, happy workforce leads to a happy, healthy bottom-line. It just makes sound business sense to support the wellbeing of your staff (and as a bonus, it might also leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside). Feeling fit and...