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How 2 Navigate Wage Inflation – Round 2

Wage inflation will hit your bottom-line FACT, by how much depends on what you do to protect your bottom line and more importantly your people.

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Menopause needs men to implement the Menostart

Only 10% of organisations are doing anything about menopause in their businesses.

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Don’t go breaking my heart!

Passion should carry a wealth warning!

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3 Gifts of Wisdom on Funerals, Kindness and Authenticity.

This month I attended the funeral of a young man who died in his sleep; family and friends shared stories, tears and smiles both formally from the front and informally over drinks. Yet I found myself reflecting on how we

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Happy or Content – Asked The President

At the time I was paying more attention to the grilled plaice just placed in front of me to have heard the start of the conversation, but I then clearly heard the voice of my client’s President “Let’s ask the

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How to attract and retain NEW customers.

10 lessons for getting it right.

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Posted in Company Culture, Customer Centricity, Customer Experience, Engagement, People performance, Retail, Retail Service, Values

Essential advice from non-essential business owners.

In a world that has been turned upside down we need leadership and purpose. What is one person’s non-essential is another person’s essential. In this context, try explaining to a small business owner that their business (and for many their

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly redundancies

Firms planning 20 or more redundancies at a single “establishment” must by law notify the government via a form called HR1, of how many people they are potentially making redundant. On September 8th, the BBC released HR1 figures, secured via

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Summer refresh your business relevance

Whether you choose a staycation or an overseas escape, it’s never been as important as it is, at this moment in time to take a break from work, the home office, furlough, the job search and the general negative impact

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7 Transferable Deep Dive Findings

7 years ago this June I registered the company name The Value Innovator, a “me-only-business” set up to support SME’s with easy access to my leading company experience and best practice expertise on strategic and leadership challenge. Never did I

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