Tag Archives: line manager

Will you help us with our homework?

22 May 2017 | Leave a comment

Last month we were stoked to be awarded a place in the business accelerator, Entrepreneurial Spark, backed by NatWest and partners KPMG Enterprise, Dell and Pinsent Masons.     We applied on the basis of a new product we’re developing in the talent keeping space and we need your help with our week one homework. You’ll help us fail faster and move on, or power forward to the next stage by answering five questions (which can be anonymous) via the online response … Read More


Managing employees returning from critical illness

4 March 2017 | Leave a comment

How can line managers best support employees returning to work after critical illness? Nicola Bourne, author of The Fabulous Woman’s Guide Through Cancer, shares her ideas. People are often surprised to hear that recovering after a long or chronic illness can be scary and overwhelming.  When I recovered from bowel cancer in 2013, I went from having a team of oncologists, doctors, specialist nurses and support staff with regular appointments, phone calls and updates to – nothing.  The support system … Read More


Client case study – Creating a coaching culture, Enfield Council

21 April 2016 | Leave a comment

The Challenge Enfield Council is on a mission to transform the way it delivers services because the way people transact in the wider world has changed. Transforming the way people work at the Council was at the heart of the challenge for Head of Organisational Learning & Development, Jo Clemente. Jo talked to us about three key shifts she wanted to make: Colleagues working more independently and make decisions Colleagues being more curious in order to make changes Line managers … Read More


Paternity Perspectives – Businesses Benefit from Active Fathers

28 April 2014 | Leave a comment

229,000 fathers now stay at home with their children – more than double than in 1993. The ONS reports this month that there’s been a 5% increase in the number of fathers giving up work in the past year, whilst the number of women at home has fallen by 45,000 to 2.04 million. According to various studies and surveys, men’s desire for a greater ‘balance’ between work and home is more apparent than ever before and a poll by the … Read More


Talent Fueller – Carolanne Minashi, Citi

17 January 2014 | 1 Comment

Talent Fueller interview with Carolanne Minashi, Citi. “Talent Fueller” is our name for individuals who are working to keep, support and fuel female talent whether part of their role or ‘off the side of their desk.’ Carolanne Minashi heads up diversity, employee relations and engagement for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) at Citi – a role comprising around 55 countries and approximately 35,000 people. Beyond Citi having a positive, pioneering story to tell on the maternity transition front – … Read More