Congratulations! You've just been appointed into your first leadership role. Are you ready? Of course, you are. You’ve read a couple of books and your last manager made it look so easy. So all you have to do now is get on with it. Is it that simple? This new leadership role is your first [...]
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We are through the first month of 2019 and how many of your resolutions have you started? Whatever your resolution, from drinking more water and joining a gym, to saving money or travelling more, this is the month when we ‘put a line in the sand’ and we all strive to make improvements in our [...]
It's the most wonderful time of the year. With Christmas jumpers, secret Santa gifts and mince pies, even the workplace becomes a place of celebration. This time of year is fantastic for employee recognition and team bonding; one of the most notable occasions being, of course, the works Christmas party. However, whilst this is a [...]
With flexibility in jobs becoming more and more important to employees, remote working is on the rise. So much in fact, that it is estimated that by 2020, around 50% of the UK workforce will work remotely. ‘Flexi-time has increased by 12.35 per cent from 2012 – 2016 (ONS), and last year, the TUC found [...]
Life Coach; Sports Coach; Business Coach, you will have met people who describe themselves as a ‘coach’. So why is it important to have a coach? Ask any competing sports person the benefits of having someone in their lives who help them perform to their absolute best to achieve optimum performance. So why shouldn’t it [...]
Today, more than ever, it is critical to develop a strong and unique business culture. With so many organisations out there competing for great staff and attracting profitable clients or customers; the right culture, environment, beliefs and values could mean the difference between you being chosen over your competition. You may say, 'so what?'. Developing [...]
It happens more often than you think. You've been working through the recruitment process for weeks, trying to find the perfect match for your businesses vacancy. Finally, you've found the ideal candidate; but confusingly, they drop out. Not surprisingly, there are many reasons why this could happen. In this blog, our HR Advisors are going [...]
So an employee has not responded to the guidance you have provided in managing their performance. Whether it’s conduct or capability, for example, attendance, behaviours or they have breached a policy where further investigation is required, it’s crucial to follow your disciplinary process. Failure to follow a fair disciplinary process could lead to employment tribunals [...]
Unmotivated and disengaged employees can damage your business in the long run. By lessening morale and productivity, under-performing staff can have a detrimental effect on your team. However, there is often an underlying reason for a dip in motivation. In this blog, Triple Three Solutions want to give some advice on how to find fair [...]
Being in the position of first-time manager can be a daunting task. Often people are promoted into this challenging and vital role, yet offered little very support or training. With a role that involves a lot of responsibility over the business and over other members of staff, it is easy to make mistakes as you're [...]