Judgement That Impacts on Your Email / Internet Policies

The European Court of Human Rights’ judgment on the right of a Romanian worker to privacy in his email accounts clarifies the boundary for UK employers on rights to privacy in the workplace. In this case, the employer asked Bărbulescu to set up an email account for work purposes. He was subsequently dismissed after his […]
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Workforce Agility

The world of work has changed. Successful organisations know something others don’t: slow, steady and consistent no longer win the race. Competitive businesses today are fast, flexible and – most importantly - agile. They create fewer obstacles to responding quickly. They take unpredictable, dynamic market trends in stride. They sidestep when necessary to keep moving […]
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Sales Management at the Heart?

The following article was written by Paul Bridle. I read an article recently saying that “CEOs who put sales management at the heart of their agenda have captured astonishing growth — outstripping their peers by 50 to 80 percent in terms of revenue and profitability”. I was a little astonished at this. To me it […]
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Board Observation Checklist

Successfully conducting a board meeting involves three stages; preparation, conducting the board meeting and post-meeting actions. To effectively observe a board, and their approach to governance, all three stages must be considered. When preparing to observe, and provide feedback about a board meeting, you need to ensure that you have prepared. You need to consider: […]
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Conflict Management – A CIPD Report

The CIPD report ‘Conflict Management – A Shift in Direction?’ is based on research which set out to examine changes in employers’ use of different methods of managing individual conflict, and how far recent changes in legislation on dispute resolution have impacted employer practices. The report is based largely on the telephone and face-to-face interviews with […]
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How CEOs Should Handle Criticism

Corporate leaders have always been targets of criticism, both from inside and outside the firms they lead. But these days leaders are getting it from an increasing number of sources, thanks to a bevvy of internet platforms designed to bring more transparency to work, as well as a social media ecosystem capable of spreading word […]
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