Crisis in the High Street

The problems that the retail sector are facing are well documented. Certainly, the traditional high street is in decline, maybe terminal decline. Yet there is one substantial but massively underplayed advantage that the high street has over online retailing. What is...

Granit Xhaka and an employer’s duty of care

Granit Xhaka and an employer's duty of care Why counselling is a progressive initiative irrespective of an employee’s job  Granit Xhaka is a professional footballer. Granit is captain of the Swiss national football team and until recently he was captain of Arsenal. He...

The Titanic – and how to avoid that iceberg

The Titanic - and how to avoid that iceberg The hidden dangers you should look for in your business As the passengers and crew of the SS Titanic found, it’s the hidden dangers that you don’t see, the ones below the waterline, that can cause the most damage. And on a...

Recruitment and online dating

Recruitment and online dating Still looking for that special somebody? What recruiters can learn from online dating According to a recent article in The Daily Telegraph, a significant number of people, particularly millennials are now using online dating sites for...

Planning to have that difficult conversation

Planning to have that difficult conversation FIVE STEPS TO TAKE THAT WILL ENSURE THE MEETING IS A SUCCESSThere is no easy way to have “that” difficult conversation with an employee. That’s why so many managers who are accomplished in other areas sometimes don’t handle...