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How to use interactive technology to boost employee engagement

Do your teams struggle to hit targets, even though everyone seems flat-out? Perhaps you're under pressure to execute deliverables, but find it hard to whip up the morale of your staff? Have you asked yourself: is everyone actually engaged in the t...


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Digital: the future of IOSH training

In 2014, I gave a public commitment in a speech to move International Workplace – the company I'd founded some 20 years earlier – fully into the digital age. I believe there is, and will always be, a place for face-to-face delivery of ...


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Are employers keeping up with equality?

It seems like a week cannot pass without a report of harassment or inappropriate behaviour by high-profile figures or within well-known businesses and brands. This is despite legislation that has been designed to prevent harassment and discriminat...


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Digital learning: Here’s what we’ve learned in 2018

The last 12 months seem to have denoted a marked acceleration in the move to ‘digital’. In the world of learning and development, not everyone welcomes this. We talk to a good number of senior managers responsible for managing people ...


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Tis the season to be jolly... don’t let your staff be wallies!

It’s staff Christmas party week… and with that comes the danger of over-amorous colleagues, over inebriated staff, and ‘over the top’ risk of litigation if employees do not behave themselves appropriately! It doesn’...


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The four-day working week – a step closer?

The four-day working week concept has been bandied around a lot in the last few weeks, with regular headlines of companies transitioning from traditional 9-5 Monday to Friday working, to four-day weeks for their staff.  To some, this may idea...