Succession planning – managing the risk

Doctor Who’s, Peter Capaldi, bowed out at Xmas, declaring that three years is the maximum length of time anyone should stay in a job. Fortunately the Beeb had a rather nifty succession plan for a seamless transition of the Tardis. (Hello, Jodie Whitaker – welcome to the first female Doctor!) But is your business’s succession plan just as nifty as the Beeb’s? Your business will have key personnel that you rely on.  Maybe they are a brilliant sales person, a can-do manager or someone with specialist skills. How easily would…

Your HR Checklist for 2017

Now that the Christmas rush is over, it’s time to knuckle down with your plans for the year ahead. A little organisation can go a long way, and can really help you to avoid problems, hit your goals, and make sure that you’re not only fulfilling your obligations, but becoming the best employer that you can be. Right now, you might feel like you have your work cut out for you. We want to lighten that load though, and give you the tools and prompts that you need to get…