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Employee Ownership – a powerful statement of intent for future-focused businesses

The number of companies converting to employee ownership has continued to rise in recent years, with both owners and management […]
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What You Need to Know about Employing Overseas Staff

Employers who sponsor workers from outside the UK may be subject to onerous rules imposed by UK Visas and Immigration […]
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What should businesses think about when considering investment for growth?

At some point in their life cycle all businesses will require investment and for businesses looking to grow, investment is […]
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The Traditional Office is Dead

Office culture is undergoing a radical overhaul. The gloomy, uninspiring office environments of the 80s and 90s have been replaced […]
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The Importance of Giving Interview Feedback

After weeks (or even months) of reviewing CVs and meeting with candidates, you’ve finally found the person you’ve been looking […]
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Hiring staff as a small business

If you have you reached the point where you can’t keep up with the demands of your business alone, it […]
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Freeformers Digital Workshops: Innovation, Cyber Security, Data and AI

Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019

Time: 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Freeformers will be delivering four workshops on key themes.  Participants are welcome to attend just 1 or all 4 workshops […]

Politics 101 and an introduction to Public Affairs

Date: Tuesday 29th January 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Do you know what public affairs is? Have you considered how the politics could affect your work and business? Have […]

Masterclass: Leading Effective Meetings

Date: Friday 1st February 2019

Time: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Employee engagement feedback consistently show that the management of meetings is seen as one of the key improvements managers can […]