Environment Benefits of Working From Home

Working from home or remote working is a hot topic now. Very much in the forefront of people’s minds as an option to consider in their work choices. Lock-down restrictions have shown many of us while being difficult & frustrating how simultaneously beneficial & productive working from home can actually be. There are additional benefits…..

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The Humble Handshake

I bumped into a pal at the weekend. I haven’t seen him in a few years though interact most days online. As we shook hands in greeting and chatted briefly before moving off on our divergent routes I spent the rest of my hike thinking about how symbolic that handshake would be. Like so many…

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Bluesky thinking is exactly what we don’t need.

I’m sorry, I hate the phrase too. Its corporate speak and really what does it mean? Blue sky thinking refers to brainstorming with no limits. With this approach to idea generation, ideas don’t need to be grounded in reality. Rather, blue sky thinking sessions are open to all creative ideas regardless of practical constraints. To me its up…

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Sports in a post-pandemic world. 

Here in Western Europe we are deep in a lockdown resultitng from the global coronavirus pandemic. All non-essential work is suspended, the workforce told to stay at home, all public gatherings cancelled, no groups allowed on the streets, all sporting events postponed or cancelled. Some of the biggest spectator events are sports & music. SPORTS…

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Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

This article and associated graphic from the team at Adare Human Resource Management is a very handy reference for businesses trying to negotiate the reams of informations arising during this COVID-19 pandemic. There has been some confusion as to how the wage support scheme is operating, this and any future updates will help keep us…

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