Transforming Performance

Leadership dimension enhances results

"It’s funny. I’ve just woken up to my last morning in this job," a friend of mine said. He’d spent many years as a senior leader and he’d come to his last day in full-time employment. There comes that day of reckoning when we look back and ask ourselves what we have...

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Performance transformed for business members

By Will Bradley Specialist business adviser Julie Hutchison was guest speaker at a special Valentine’s Wilton and District Chamber business networking event at The Queen’s Head, Broad Chalke on February 14. Julie gave an entertaining insight into ways of improving...

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By Jan Sargent ‘You have to think anyway, so why not think big?’– Donald Trump I know. Donald Trump. But he has a point. Apparently, only humans think about the future; no other animal does. Cats aren’t worried about the possibility of making a mess when they bring a...

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Should new working mums be employers’ flexible friends?

By Jan Sargent A national survey of 2,000 women found that almost one in five working mums felt they had been pushed out of work due to having a flexible working request refused. Is this legal? Obviously it doesn’t help the mum’s involved, but does it help the...

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Flouting the law could cost up to £20,000

By Jan Sargent Many businesses could get caught out by ‘working time’ and the minimum wage. A current UK care worker court case highlights complications around paying the minimum wage with the definition of ‘working time’ being a key point for employers to understand....

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