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Lets talk about….Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference at the NEC, badged up as ‘The UK’s largest event dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing, safety, behaviour and culture of today’s workforce’ and it was a great event.  As always with these things there are far too many workshops, speakers and things you want to get too to do it all. 

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Why has E-Factor launched the new Start-Up Academy?

When we talk about people starting up in business for the first time, conversations often revolve around the risk versus the reward; for despite the high ambition and anticipation that new clients come to us with, it’s still imperative that they evaluate the sacrifices that all new start-ups must take, whether that’s money, time, career opportunities or even relationships.

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10 Behaviours of a Great Manager

Congratulations! You’ve gone through the sometimes-stressful process of recruiting, inducting, and starting some enthusiastic staff for your business. They may have the perfect experience and credentials to fulfil the responsibilities attached to the role but as a manger you must recognise this is an ongoing process of relationship management that requires regular habits:

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