Leading and managing people

A White Lie a Day …

A White Lie a Day …

In an ideal world workplace ethics guide employees and organisations and provide a reference point for identifying if an individual has acted unethically.

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In favour of family-friendly working

In favour of family-friendly working

The school summer holidays have come round again and I find myself juggling and trying to balance the demands of work against wanting to spend time with my teenage son and be around for him.

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Valuing the Development of Leaders and Managers

Valuing the Development of Leaders and Managers

Research carried out in 2012 by the Chartered Management Institute, along with the Department for Business Innovation and Skills found that studying for a management qualification had an impact both on the individual manager and the organisation.

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On getting family friendly …

On getting family friendly …

2013 will see consultation take place on the governments parental leave reforms, which will see both parents able to share up to a year’s leave to look after their new-born children. This along with plans to legislate during the same year, on an extension to the right to request flexible working to all employees, shows a growing emphasis on family friendliness being a key feature of an employer of choice; an organisation where performance is valued first, over the hours that employees work.

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