Engaged Employees

What surprised me after my seminar for Small and Medium Business owners and managers was the interest of managers in engaged employees. I highlighted the difference between engaged and non engaged employees and I could see the reaction of managers in the room to engaged employees. How can we get them, how can we create [...]

By | August 14th, 2013|News|

Seminar Human Resources for SMEs

How to Create an Effective Workforce      Every Owner / Manager needs good employees, whether because we want to get more done, have employees who support us and the company or just make business more straightforward and simple. This seminar will help you to achieve this. I am going to show you how to handle [...]

By | May 3rd, 2013|News|

Recruitment – A Major Investment

SME companies want employees with excellent skills with a great attitude to work. It is as simple as that. They want employees who can help them to grow and improve their business, who can work on their own without too much checking and correction. Who have initiative and come up with simple ideas on how [...]

By | April 16th, 2013|News|

Why HR for SME Companies

Small and medium size companies need a human resource consultant to solve their staff issues and create effective employees who help them to build successful organisations. Owner managers tell me that receiving the correct advice which solves their staff issues give them peace of mind which leaves them more time to concentrate on their core [...]

By | April 4th, 2013|News|

HR Analysis

It is that time of year again when a company should conduct a HR analysis to prepare for the coming year. It is always good to review how a company is doing regarding people management whether it is a small company, a medium size organisation or a multinational. An HR analysis give you an indication [...]

By | January 7th, 2013|News|

Human Resources in SME Sector

The SME sector is focussed on survivability and anything that can help a company to continue to exist. Maybe the SME sector has always been focussed primarily on how to survive with few exceptions to this. The question is what can HR do to assist the survival of an SME Company and even beyond survival [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|News|

Constructive Feedback

We are getting close to the time when organisations go through their performance reviews. Performance development is based on the assumption that people cannot learn and develop unless they receive feedback on how they are progressing. As people are an expensive resource it makes sense to maximise their output by ensuring that every employee performs [...]

By | October 23rd, 2012|News|


A recent study confirmed that recruiting a new employee has the highest impact of all HR instruments to the bottom line of a company. If you think about it for a moment it is logic. If you hire someone who may become an excellent employee or a future bad performer this is going to impact [...]

By | September 30th, 2012|News|


In my work as HR Consultant I meet a lot of companies as I solve staff issues for them. Very often when giving them advice on particular issues, like disciplinary issues it is wise for me to have a look at their contract of employment, just to make sure they are covered from all angles. [...]

By | September 4th, 2012|News|

Continuous Career Development

I received a query regarding what work ethic should be expected from a fully qualified accountant. It related to an accountant who commenced the day at the exact agreed starting time and was consistently outside the office front door at exactly 5:30 pm, the precise time his contractual working day ended. Wouldn’t you expect something [...]

By | August 20th, 2012|News|
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