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Monitoring and Privacy – striking the balance

MHR's DPO explains how you balance the right of the individual to privacy in the workplace against the very real concerns of an organisation in relation to theft, whether this be data, intellectual property or cash. Here she shares her tips for balancing employee privacy against necessary monitoring.

What happens when the security solution becomes the security problem?

Privilege access management using passwords, is still one of the most effective and widely used methods of access control available today and shows no signs of changing anytime soon, so what happens when this security solution becomes the security problem?

14 May 2020

What Will Work Look Like? Transitioning into a New Paradigm

Creative scientist and futurist Katherine Templar Lewis shares her fourth guest blog in the series, discussing how the pandemic has created an opportunity for learning, but it has to be an active decision we need to take with both hands.

12 May 2020

Self-management: how the care sector is leading the way

In Katrin's first two blog posts of this series, we explored what self-management is, how it works in a team environment and some simple steps to get it started in your company. In this third part, Katrin wants to shine the spotlight on three organisations in the care sector that have adopted these principles of self-managing teams and human-centered workplaces, and the three things they all have in common.

07 May 2020

What are you going to change in the post pandemic workplace?

We’ve all spent the last few years talking about the future of work and how automation, globalisation, gig economies and boundary-free work will shape the workplace but the COVID-19 pandemic has brought more immediate change to many businesses. Have you already started thinking about what the workplace is going to be like in the post-pandemic world? If not, Andy Davies urges you to start planning now...

05 May 2020

Collaboration in a Remote World

The collaboration process brings a vast array of differing knowledge, experience, and intellect into one place to solve problems and develop solutions. So how do effective teams collaborate? In a multitude of ways and in this blog, Iain digs into what is needed for collaboration to be effective.

01 May 2020

Getting the Most out of Check-Ins

In today’s ever-changing world of work, the need for real-time feedback and support has never been greater. That’s why forward-thinking organisations are ditching the annual appraisal and replacing it with performance check-ins. When done right, check-ins have the potential to transform the performance management process, boost engagement and productivity, and humanise the relationship between managers and employees.

30 April 2020

How to not Feel Trapped and Enjoy the Simple Things in Life

Guest-blogger and leadership coach Hiten Bhatt talks all things life in lock-down, touching on topics such as freedom, limited choices and going back to basics.

30 April 2020

Could remote working help level the playing field?

As we all settle into this strange yet temporary new normal there has been a spotlight shone on the benefits that flexible and remote working can offer. Cutting costs, increased productivity and employee health and wellbeing are top of the list. Less discussed though is the potential for remote working to help level some of the corporate gender bias. Specifically, its potential to accelerate the closing of the gender pay gap.

29 April 2020

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