18
Dec

Six Reasons Why Productivity Is Low and What You Can Do About It

Recently I was talking to a senior manager at a local business. It’s a subsidiary of a USA company and their senior management was unhappy with the UK office performance. He was very worried about the implications for the future. Productivity had not dropped, but neither had it risen as the parent company expected. The Chartered Institute …

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9
Jul

July Stress Management Workshop – last one this year

We are running the final workshop to introduce the management competencies required to reduce and prevent stress at work on 24 July. We will take a break over the school holiday period, and as the autumn is proving very busy we may run the workshops less often in the future. We are continuing to support …

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19
Jun

Namasté Continues Stress Management Skills Workshop

It has been a busy few weeks building up to the transition from AboutHR to Namasté. I am pleased to say that it has gone well, and we are looking forward to introducing our new look at the next workshop to introduce Stress Management at Work on 3 July. We are continuing to support Headway, the brain injury …

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17
Apr

Introduction to Stress Management Workshops are Changing

We have been running these workshops for the past year to introduce the HSE management competencies to reduce and prevent stress at work. These practical half-day workshops introduce the management competencies that are required for preventing and reducing stress at work and provide hands on training in practical skills to address some of these areas. Over …

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22
Jan

Mental Health – The hidden secret within organisations.

An online article at People Management Magazine this week is talking about mental ill-health and how it’s undermines British businesses. The article discusses the need for employers to be more open about concerns around mental ill-health at work, to move away from covering up mental ill-health issues and the need to drive a change in culture within …

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11
Nov

Let’s Talk Health at Work

My time with People Management magazine I was honoured to be invited to Haymarket Publishing to take part in a round table discussion that appeared in the November issue of People Management magazine – the article is entitled CIPD Does HR understand Health? I was one of eight people asked along to share my thoughts and …

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7
Nov

Managing Stress at Fawlty Towers!

I have just returned to the office following another successful workshop introducing the competencies required to prevent and reduce stress at work. Unfortunately, the venue were not really prepared to host us, there were a catalogue of errors which included providing a projector that was so poor that anyone sitting more than four feet from the screen …

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