Monthly Archives: May 2016


Zero Hours Contracts

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May 2016

Zero Hours Contracts

Despite the controversy that surrounds them, new research from the CIPD finds that on average, zero-hours contract employees experience greater life satisfaction, are more satisfied with their jobs and enjoy better work-life balance than those on more traditional employment contracts. The research also finds that zero hours employees report at least comparable satisfaction in their relationship with their managers and colleagues. However, it also shows...

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Poor Career Progression

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May 2016

Poor Career Progression

A third of UK employees say their career progression to date has failed to meet their expectations, with poor careers advice one of the reasons cited as stopping them from getting into the right jobs and bad line management preventing them from getting on once in work. Recent research claims that four in every ten employees whose career has failed to meet expectations blamed poor...

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Get Britain Standing

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May 2016

Get Britain Standing

A new Government initiative, Get Britain Standing, is highlighting the health risks faced by desk based workers. Apparently, British people sit down on average for 8.9 hours each day and research is now starting to establish that sedentary lifestyles are likely to cause as many deaths as smoking. Prolonged sitting (including commuting and at home) for more than 4 hours each day can lead to...

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A New Look At Performance Management

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May 2016

A New Look At Performance Management

As Sir John Harvey Jones famously said “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” but what exactly are you trying to manage and how do you measure it? Succeeding on the What and the How provides a new look on performance management.


Job Exodus Trends 2016

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May 2016

Job Exodus Trends 2016

Nearly half of the UK workforce will be looking for new jobs in 2016, with one in 5 workers already actively job hunting, according to new research from Investors in People. The findings are highlighted in a new report “Job Exodus Trends 2016” which shows that one in 5 employees across the country are complaining of high workloads (19%), nearly a quarter are concerned by...

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Organisational Change Has Always Been Difficult

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May 2016

Organisational Change Has Always Been Difficult

Organisational change has always been difficult, and there is no shortage of research showing that a majority of transformations continue to fail. Today’s dynamic environment adds an extra level of urgency and complexity. Both research and practice shows that transformations stand the best chance of success when they focus on four key actions to change mind-sets and behaviour. Fostering understanding and conviction Research consistently tells...

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Manage your organisational change better with us

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May 2016

Manage your organisational change better with us

Organisational change has never been an easy or quick task to undertake, let alone achieve, and research shows that the majority of transformations fail. Due to the dynamic business environment of the 21st century, the pressure to succeed in this area has become even more urgent and complex. Organisational change help is at hand AL Consulting are business management consultants based near Lancaster, and we...

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