Managing tension in remote teams

Remote working is quite new to most people – so it is inevitable that there may be friction between people from time to time. Remote working presents its own unique set of challenges, such as miscommunication, which can lead to friction between team members....

Negotiating a new office lease

In the current uncertain economic climate, signing up to a new office lease can be a tricky business. One thing is certain at the moment and that is uncertainty. How much office space will you need in 3 to 5 years time? Well, that depends on whether people will want...

Employee wellbeing in 2021

The pandemic has encouraged most businesses to focus on the wellbeing of their team. 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. As most businesses were forced to shift to remote working, the importance of employee wellbeing moved towards the top of the agenda....

New year, new strategy

How to build your 2021 business strategy in the face of uncertainty. We live in uncertain times and planning for the future is challenging. Rather than paying attention to what you can’t do, focus on what you can do. For example, when restaurants couldn’t serve...

Having difficult conversations remotely

Nobody likes having a difficult conversation with an employee but it’s even more challenging on screen. In the current environment, many businesses are still working remotely. As we move towards the end of the year, managers will be preparing to have end-of-year...

New ways of working

Lockdown has forced businesses to rethink their office space requirements and how staff will work, in the long term. Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic, most businesses had enough desks or workstations for each and every employee. The remote working revolution that has...