How women are still getting a raw deal

Many factors may work against women receiving pay parity with male colleagues, some of which could be unintentional institutional sexism

Building a team can be a risky business

If people are a business’s most valuable asset, how do you assess the risk of losing them?

Bespoke benefits mean more

One size no longer fits all when it comes to staff benefits and enlightened employers are offering different perks to suit an increasingly diverse workforce

Imaginative office design attracting top talent

Good office design can attract and retain the best talent, creating an environment which helps boost creativity as well as productivity

Putting your people first is key to employee retention

Losing staff is a costly business, but there are ways of winning loyalty through engaging employees who then give their best

Should you let them go or counter-offer?

Sometimes when a member of staff says they are leaving, it’s best to let them go without offering a pay rise in the hope they will stay

Perks to boost morale and keep staff

While pensions, holiday and bonuses are the basics, providing a good mix of additional benefits is essential

Ethical Selling

Customer satisfaction

Ethical behavior is essential to build and maintain trust with customers, which in turn brings repeat business and increased profits, writes Peter Crush