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Leadership, Strategy
By Kate / January 10, 2019

Planning financial growth for your business  

The start of the year is often a great time to take a step back and look at what business goals we’ve achieved over the past year, including what worked and...

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Exit Planning
By Kate / December 4, 2018

Valuing Your Business

Following on from our blog last month, “What’s your exit plan?” where we looked at what you need to think about when considering selling your business, this article focuses specifically...

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Career, Exit Planning
By Kate / November 1, 2018

What’s Your Exit Plan?

As a successful entrepreneur or business owner, you won’t want the business you’ve built up to simply stop when you retire or move to new interests. However, anecdotal evidence shows...

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Career, Guest Blog
By Kate / December 4, 2017

It’s that time of year again

Well, it’s December again - a time of year when all the partying and celebrating can really take its toll and wreak havoc with our productivity and wellbeing at work. ...

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Career, Leadership
By Kate / November 1, 2017

What’s your leadership style?

There are so many different theories about leadership that it can be overwhelming to know where to even begin. A quick Google search reveals that there are three main styles...

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By Kate / October 2, 2017

What The Apprentice teaches us about teamwork

It’s that time of the year again when we sit down to watch The Apprentice and marvel at how dysfunctional a team of ‘business people’ can really be. Whether or not you’re a fan,...

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By Kate / September 3, 2017

What next for AI? 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic. It seems like every day there is a new story about AI taking over the world. (Well it’s certainly taking over the media,...

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By Kate / August 1, 2017

Dead ringers – why it’s a bad idea to hire your own doppelganger  

When you’re recruiting, it’s tempting to hire someone similar to yourself.  Most of us feel comfortable dealing with people like us, who share the same perspective and approach as ourselves. Hiring someone like yourself just feels less risky than...

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By Kate / July 3, 2017

Feeling the feedback

Nobody likes rejection. However, it is a harsh reality that any jobseeker has to come to terms with. As a recruiter, the trick is to deliver this rejection in a...

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Guest Blog, Leadership
By Kate / May 3, 2017

Succession planning – Guest blog by Victoria Chidgey

We recently met up with local HR expert, Victoria Chidgey, to hear her thoughts on talent management and succession planning, and how important it can be to small and medium...

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