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We All Need to ‘Belong’ – The Importance of Workplace Culture
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The desire to belong to, and be part of something bigger than ourselves is a basic human instinct. With research showing that over the span of their career, the average person spends nearly 116,000...
Sam Piper
Sam Piper
Dale Carnegie
Posted on: 11th March 2019
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Surprising Item in the Bagging Area
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This statement, above all digitally triggered articulation, gets me heading for a long line of grocery laden consumers with a human being at the end every time. I don’t mind the wait for an age-...
Rob Perry
Rob Perry
Gathering Momentum Ltd
Posted on: 10th March 2019
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Is your Association paying too much for venues? Free venue-finding - Myth or Reality?
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The events industry is booming in the UK, growing from strength to strength. We have new purpose built venues, a plethora of industry associations and finally we have the ear of government via the...
Rob Eveleigh
Rob Eveleigh
Brightelm
Posted on: 6th March 2019
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Employee Considering Suicide Was Unfairly Dismissed
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An Employment Judge has strongly criticised an employer's response to an employee's disclosure that he was considering suicide, saying that in the Tribunal's "combined 60 years' judicial experience...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 5th March 2019
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