Why is Emotional Intelligence Important?

Emotional intelligence (EQ) has actually been a ‘known fact’ for more than the last few decades. In fact, our perception of...

Working from home? Here’s how to tune your environment for better productivity

Last year, we learned that the number of people working from home surpassed 1.5 million. And that begs a really important...

gender pay gap reporting

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – 10 Facts You Need to Know

The BBC’s newly published Gender Pay Gap Report reveals a shocking inequality in salaries paid to men and women causing media attention worldwide,...

Networking – 3 top tips for avoiding small talk

Networking – 3 top tips for avoiding small talk

Sarah Dowzell, Assoc CIPD, COO and Co-founder of Natural HR and busy mum of two reflects on a recent CIPD event...

brilliant tips for making the most of a new apprenticeship

10 brilliant tips for making the most of a new apprenticeship

Last year, it was revealed there were 509,400 new apprenticeships started in the UK – a rise of 9,500 over...

How to make the most of a mentor during the startup phase of your business

How to make the most of a mentor during the startup phase of your business

If you’re in the startup phase of your business, you’ll have quickly learned that you simply can’t do it alone. Even...