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Writing case studies

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Case studies provide added value when you focus on the end user. It’s easy to overlook the power of case studies to inform, influence and persaude. Carefully researched, well-written case studies are a great way to showcase what you do. They are simple to produce, cost-effective and can help you win new followers. The secret […]

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Tomorrow I will do better

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Do you find it difficult to get motivated sometimes? Are there days when even routine tasks are a struggle?  For many of us, finding the motivation to do our jobs well, or even at all, has been harder than ever during the pandemic, especially for those people working in isolation. Feeling demotivated can happen at […]

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Hello hybrid!

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A mix of home and office working is on the increase. How can you make it work for you? It’s billed as the future of work; a super-flexible, post-pandemic approach where employees work partly at home and partly in a communal office. The hybrid model removes the boundaries between home working and office working, providing […]

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Understanding Brexit

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What are the implications for the movement of goods and people? Here, I speak to accounting professionals in Europe and the USA to examine the key issues for companies. After four years of intense negotiations, the UK completed its departure from the EU on 31 December, 2020, to enter a complex new Trade and Cooperation […]

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Supply chain rethink

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The pandemic has forced companies to review and reset their supply chains. Does this herald a more flexible and sustainable approach to sourcing goods? Nobody was prepared for the Covid-related supply chain meltdown. Companies had little time to respond to widescale logistics upheaval, shortages, and changes in demand. The speed and scale of disruption had […]

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Hackers love remote workers

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Remote working has provided an open door for cyber criminals to hack into company systems, putting your company data and reputation at risk. The  dramatic increase in remote working during the pandemic is good news for cyber criminals. For experienced hackers, it’s the opportunity they’ve been waiting for to access your company’s data. Cyber criminals […]

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Virtually Covid-free

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What’s it like in countries with low Covid-19 rates? While many of us continue to endure lockdown, curfew and widespread business disruption, people in a select group of countries are enjoying virtually Covid-free living. Strict controls introduced at the start of the pandemic, mandatory 14-day stay at a managed isolation facility for all returnees and […]

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Positive in adversity

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The development and roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines around the world is not the only positive to emerge in recent months. For many, the forced changes to the workplace during the height of the pandemic, have made us more open to new ways of thinking and new ways of doing. The crisis has opened the door […]

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Remotely happy

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Do you trust your employees to work from home? Do your employees trust you to provide enough support? Trust is more important than ever as businesses adapt to remote working, socially distanced meetings and travel restrictions. How your organisation responds to changing work patterns will impact employee satisfaction, wellbeing and performance. So, what can you […]

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Why inclusion matters

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“We have a much better chance of creating an inclusive culture throughout our company if there are purposeful and consistent communications about the benefits.” Diversity and inclusion is a no brainer. Every employee gets a seat at the table regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or other ‘difference’. But there’s a long way […]