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4 toxic practices that dramatically affect mental well being...

Recent data suggests we are losing 70 million days a year to mental health associated well being issues. That costs the economy something like £100 billion. Not small change. So what are we doing about it?

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Brexit and the implications for HR

With the debate rolling on as to what could happen if Britain should exit the EU...I attach a very detailed document written by Michael Ford QC on behalf of the TUC but also there is a more straightforward article here listening the major things to consider.

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4 myths about leadership you should know before developing leadership in others

If you have worked in business any longer than 5 minutes, it's pretty easy to spot good managers or leaders very quickly and equally those who really don't have a clue on how to manage people - they stand out like sore thumbs.

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Are we really brave enough to tackle diversity and gender issues in the workplace?

The diversity dilemma debate continues...
How do we increase the % of women and decrease the % of men in boardroom positions and everywhere else it seems, but is it right there should be male and female dominated professions?

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Want to recruit and retain a Multi Generational Workforce?

The McDonalds 3 strategies for attracting and retaining different aged workers

As research suggests the younger talent pool is shrinking, a huge opportunity exists at the other end of the age scale to pull in new workers. Is that viable and will they stay?

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Those 'Do you know who I am?' moments

What does it take to be a real classy boss?

Well a Reddit survey of those who work for the super rich, seems like you have to hit 20+ million to be gracious enough to handle your wealth and attitude, properly. So what kinds of things do the less well educated (into wealth that is) do to their staff?

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Masculine values - are they killing our businesses (and ruining HR)?

Is it cultural, shareholder value strategies or just a lot of testosterone filled leaders and managers without a sense of proper accountability?

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The latest Age Map of the UK - what can we learn?

This map, with lots of further detail here in the article, has a breakdown of the geographic areas of the UK. Huff Post has some surprising insight into generational population spread - is this a clue to unlocking and solving talent pool issues?

Well maybe, but it certainly makes you think about where our future employees might be found, or where to open your next head office?

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Video blog - 'Ted' talk with John Fillingham from Thinking HR

John Fillingham of Thinking HR in this 'Ted' talk discusses HR issues including older workers and introverts and extroverts, with a leading academic.

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