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Knowledge Tools For Effective Management

Knowledge Tools For Effective Management

  • By Mark Butterick
  • 21 May 2019
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If a person wanted to take a car for a spin on the road they would first be expected to take lessons and then pass a test to show that they are competent enough to drive. When it comes to letting people manage employees, however, the situation is often very different. Many employees who find […]
What Bullseye Can Teach Us About Equality

What Bullseye Can Teach Us About Equality

  • By Mark Butterick
  • 21 May 2019
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One of my guilty pleasures is watching repeats of Bullseye on Challenge. It’s a northerner thing. Like the many millions who watched the gameshow in the 80s and 90s I fondly remember tuning in every Sunday. It was proper entertainment for the family. Harmless fun that caused no offence to anyone. Or did it? As […]
The Employment Commodity That Cost Morrisons Millions

The Employment Commodity That Cost Morrisons Millions

  • By Mark Butterick
  • 21 May 2019
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One of the most misunderstood pieces of employment related legislation in recent years has to be the Data Protection Act. So much so that even the mention of “data protection” is now invariably baulked at in the same way that “elf and safety” is widely viewed with comparable disdain.  But disregard the Data Protection Act […]
How to Conduct a Successful HR Investigation

How to Conduct a Successful HR Investigation

  • By Mark Butterick
  • 21 May 2019
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If you work in the HR profession or even in management it is inevitable that you will at some stage be required to undertake investigatory work. This can be for a wide range of reasons including: disciplinary, grievance, performance and whistleblowing issues, to name just a few examples.  How an investigation is conducted has very […]
Sir Titus Salt | The Original HR Strategist

Sir Titus Salt | The Original HR Strategist

  • By Mark Butterick
  • 21 May 2019
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I have always had two main academic interests. The first has always been history and later came industrial relations. I was lucky enough to read history as my first degree and for my second degree -my MA in Human Resource Management- there was a strong focus upon industrial relations. The reasons for these fascinations are complex. But growing […]
Throwing Stones From a Glass House | Is HR Sexist?

Throwing Stones From a Glass House | Is HR Sexist?

  • By Mark Butterick
  • 21 May 2019
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They say that if you live in a glass house you shouldn’t throw stones. Working as I do in the HR profession I therefore often feel like we are throwing boulders whilst nervously staring up at the glass roof above and wondering when it will come crashing in. I say this because the HR profession […]