Time to remove the stigma of Mental Health at work

My recent column in South East Business magazine, the first of a series of articles dealing with mental health in the workplace

 

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The full article can be found here

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Risk planning for 2017

My thoughts on risk management for my column in South East Business Magazine

 

 

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The full article can be found here

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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Wishing friends and colleagues a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2017

 

 

A donation has been made to Macmillan Cancer Support    Please help by supporting this worthy cause.

 

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Legal thought leadership reports

For the last six years I have been producing thought leadership reports with colleagues from the DMH Stallard LLP team.

They cover topics such as protecting IP, exporting, ethical business, maximising cash in a business and data security in the “cloud”

I hope you find them interesting and am happy to hear your comments and discuss the findings and conclusions. You will find them plus other contributions from me on the DMH Stallard website 

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Secure Your Data – Protect Your Business distribution copy 2

 

Venturing Abroad FINAL copy 2

 

Maximising Cash and Maintaining Working Capital PDF copy

 

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Partnership working in the 3rd Sector

One of the key issues holding back charities is the fight for sources of funding and income and the battle to reduce operating costs.

Working closely or partnering with outer charities is sometimes the answer.

More often than not it’s the Trustees of the charities that hold things back, perhaps due to vested interests when the Executive can see partnership can significantly add value.

The attached paper was written six years ago but still rings true

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Brexit and Immigration

I guess amongst all of the current concerns causing uncertainty for businesses, a major one is  immigration. Coming from a manufacturing background I realise how dependent many companies have become on migrants from central europe to plug serious skills gaps caused either by an education system geared toward academic qualifications rather than vocational skills or difficulty finding people with the correct work ‘ethic”.

Heer’s my latest article in South East Business magazine discussing the topic.

 

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The article can be found here 

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Back to the Future- the rise of Servitization

Some readers will have heard of “Industry 4.0”. This is the fourth industrial revolution which will revolutionise both manufacturing and our society as a whole.

Alongside things such as additive manufacturing (3d printing) and IoT (the internet of things) Industry 4.0 will introduce a serviced economy. This will open up a whole new set of challenges for manufacturers to embrace.Back to the future

 

the original article can be found here 

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Comments on “Brexit”, executive pay and rail transport- so nothing controversial there then!

I’ve attached some of my recent articles in the press in both Platinum Business Magazine and South East Business magazine.

I’ve tried to tackle some very controversial subjects and give a pragmatic view- at least I’ve hoped so!

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Business awards, why bother?

My latest article in Platinum business magazine

 

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The magazine article can be found here

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Addressing the gender gap

Here’s my latest article in South East Business magazine discussing an issue where progress still needs to be made.

 

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The published article can be found here

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