Entries by Louise Lithgow-Dicker

Employees Not Wearing The Correct PPE. What can you do?

An employee keeps on refusing to wear the correct PPE. What do you do? 👷‍♀️⬇️ While most employees understand the importance of wearing the correct PPE – not only for their own personal safety but as a legality – there always seems to be someone that doesn’t think it applies to them. Frustrating, isn’t it?! […]

Stress Awareness Month

This month marks Stress Awareness Month. It’s a really fitting one for any and all businesses to get involved with, because stress and work seem to go hand-in-hand, unfortunately. It’s your responsibility as an employer to identify and reduce elements of excessive stress in your business, to protect the mental health and wellbeing of your […]

Is your business taking part in Autism Awareness month?

April is World Autism Month, with 2nd of April marking World Autism Awareness Day. It’s a time when different charities and organisations around the world take part in activities that raise awareness for autism. The goal is to make sure those with autism are given the right opportunities to reach their full potential. The term […]

Are you taking mental health seriously?

From low morale, to trust issues between managers and workers, all the way to frequent and long-term absences, mental health issues are a real problem that are costing businesses billions every year. In the current challenging times supporting a positive approach to metal health is now a have too rather than a nice too do. […]

Show me the MONEY!

Do you think HR Support is expensive?  Many business owners assume they can’t afford a HR consultant. But what if we told you that having the right HR practices embedded in your business can save you a ton of cash? We’re here to bust some myths so you can see that investing, in the right […]

You’ve Got Mail

With most of the team working from home email is becoming the most popular way to communicate and we are all having the deal with the constant pinging of new mail arriving. We don’t need to tell you the importance of good communications skills, and we’re sure you’re well-versed in talking face-to-face with clients, running […]

Life after Lockdown – how are you preparing your staff?

We’ve been through a lot in the last few months, and as business owners, there’s still much more to come. You’ve managed furlough, working from home, online meetings, a huge range of family circumstances in the background… The ability to measure productivity effectively has been challenging to say the least.   Now we’re ready to […]

Is your business big enough to worry about HR?

Well, even if you have just one employee right now, the answer is YES. Now of course, I get it. There are already plenty of things to think about when you run a business and every single one will come with its own price tag that you need to absorb. So how do you separate […]

How Are You Supporting Working Parents?

Covid-19 makes the need to support parent to remain in work even more challenging.  How are parents supposed to work with children at home?  With School’s closed and even as some start to have certain year groups back we are far away from normal school attendance and wrap around care.   The challenges to balance the […]