Six top tips for first time managers

Harvard Business School defines a manager as someone who “gets results through other people”. Leading management consultant Peter Drucker once said that the greatest managers and leaders gain more power by empowering others, while the Institute of Management asserts that a manager is someone who “plans, leads, organises, delegates, controls, evaluates and budgets in order…

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How old is ‘too old’?

David Attenborough is arguably one of the most respected and admired broadcasters of a generation, he is also 89 years old at time of writing. Few would ever suggest that he is too old to do what he does best, yet despite the UK’s rapidly growing ageing population, older workers are sadly few and far…

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Diversity in healthcare – are we doing enough?

Diversity in the workplace has transgressed in recent years from being a nice-to-have to a must have recruitment policy within all organisations, irrespective of industry or sector. Lord Davies’s recommendations may certainly have been the catalyst for this sea of change, but so too has the gradual realisation of the business benefits to be gained…

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