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Remote working – a win/win for everyone?

Recently I’ve been completing an assignment for one of my masters modules “contemporary issues in the workplace”, we could choose any topic we wanted and I decided to do mine on remote and mobile workers. The main reason for choosing…

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Firecracker – Love the name, where did it come from?

I often get complimented on my business name and branding (thank you Zoe at Epix Media)  so I thought I’d share with you how it came about and how it’s evolved over the years. I’ve been a business coach/mentor/advisor for…

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Business Nutrition – What the hell?!?

In November last year I had the privilege of being in the audience to hear two successful retired sportsmen talk about their achievements in their sporting fields, (Rory Underwood – Rugby Union and Steve Smith – athletics (High jump)) and…

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Why is being ill such a dirty thing these days?

Working within the workplace health and wellbeing sector it’s inevitable that the subject of sickness absence comes up on a regular basis, however why is it seen as such a negative thing!! And that being sick is a bad thing,…

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Obesity and your workforce – a ticking time bomb costing you money!!

The Obesity Health Alliance have released some data to say that by 2035 56,000 people will develop cancer due to their weight!! By this date it is estimated that over 40 million adults will be overweight or obese as an…

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What can businesses learn from The Foxes Premiership win?

As Leicester city fans nurse their soreheads what can the business world learn from this remarkable achievement? Not being a football fan I can’t really comment on how Leicester city played on the pitch this season but I can comment…

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Staff Sickness, don’t let it be a FATAL cost in your business!! 5 top tips

We might have come a long way with medical advances but are we actually any healthier than we were 100 years ago? Personally I don’t think we are; we just are suffering from different types of illness and disease. As…

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Should we make our workplaces more homely?

  It still astounds me when I walk into workplace/office and they are still grey boxes!! And on one such occasion it got me thinking, why don’t we make our workplace feel more like home. We like spending time at…

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The Serious business of having fun at work

A lot of people in business are all rather serious & believe fun & laughter is not appropriate for the workplace and that we must act as adults all the time. The number of times I’ve walked into an office…

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Stress – can our bodies, minds and businesses cope?

Our modern day stresses are very different to our Stone Age ancestors but our bodies still react in exactly the same way… But what has this got to do with business The top 5 UK killers can be traced back…

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