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Maxim…ise! - A ‘Thinking Time’ Aide Memoire

One of the biggest challenges in today’s fast changing business world is the opportunity to think and reflect. We often run our lives by the clock rather than the compass and so can easily miss important longer-term goals and opportunities. Whilst the pandemic has resulted in many of us re-evaluating our priorities and future plans, we all know that we can easily fall back into old...

What lies behind the figures?

There is a tendency for computer generated accounts to be elevated above and beyond even Papal infallibility.

This led to the now much publicised Post Office scandal that is a result of the top brass refusing to accept that its Horizon computer system could be fallible in any way.

Writing about what has been described as ‘the largest miscarriage of justice in our history’, Quentin Letts in...

The answer to the WFH question is…

The debate about working from home is ongoing – each week brings news of how different employers are approaching the issue.

HSBC, for example – having revealed its plan to get rid of 40% of its worldwide office space – has just announced that it is scrapping its executive floor at its Canary Wharf HQ. Apparently, even top execs will have to hot desk it and even the CEO won’t have an...

How has HR evolved during the pandemic?

As the workplace environment has changed dramatically throughout the pandemic, the role and responsibilities of the HR professional has also shifted. With coronavirus taking the world by surprise, businesses had to quickly adapt and send some (if not all) of their employees home, making the challenge of upkeeping employment law and employee wellbeing harder than ever.

New processes have had to...

The International Training Model

Even before the pandemic, Falconbury were known for offering industry-led training courses on a global scale, hosting in-house training in countries such as Finland, Sudan and the United States.

Due to our connections with global speakers, we were able to arrange for in-house training to be held at a business’s office-space, or a relevant venue, almost anywhere around the world. Our in-house...

 

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