Beyond Organisation: Task Management Skills For Daily Life

How can you use the skills and techniques you learn for business and work to help in everyday life? Supporting your wellbeing by applying your business skills to your home life Sustainability, teamwork, delegation, adaptability to help manage your everyday life.

Free Business Continuity Plan template (BCP)

A free business continuity plan template, free to download and adapt to your needs without asking you to sign up for anything. Advice on developing your Business Continuity Plan so it meets your organisational and business needs. Links to further information and guidance on preparing for emergencies and disruption

What is Organisational Resilience?

What is Organisational Resilience? How does Organisational Resilience create organisations that are more resilient and better able to withstand disruption? Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience as distinct and complementary functions. Preparing organisations and businesses to prepare for, withstand and recover from major disruptive events that impact on service/product delivery.

What is Business Continuity?

Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience are distinct and complementary functions that seek the same goal: an organisation that is prepared for, able to withstand and recover from major disruptive events. This article explores Business Continuity Management, how it prepares business for disruption and emergencies using the Business Continuity Life-cycle.

Preparing your business for emergencies and disruption (including Coronavirus)

Improving your business resilience shouldn't be complicated. How do you prepare your business for a crisis or emergency? How to prepare you business for disruption like pandemics (including coronavirus, Covid19) and other emergencies. Business Continuity is full of clever jargon and three letter acronyms that mean well, but can make continuity and resilience planning inaccessible and confusing. Organisational Resilience should be straight forward and common sense.

4-day working week in practice

What's it like to work
a 4-day working week? Does it really help reduce stress while maintaining productivity? Experience on adopting a 4-day working week, reviewing and exploring the arguments for and against the 4-day working week, the opportunities and challenges of the concept.

The 4-day working week – does it work?

What are the benefits of a 4 day working week for businesses and organisations? Is it as productive as a standard five day week? The arguments for and against 4 day week vs standard 5 day week, reducing stress, increasing productivity and its viability for business and organisational environments. Examples of businesses that have trialled 4 day weeks and evidence.

Harnessing the power and potential of diversity in the workforce

How can a business harness the opportunities of diversity in their workforce, and what benefits can embracing equalities and diversity bring to a business? Simply complying with equalities legislation brings no benefits; creating a strategy that embraces and harnesses diversity to create competitive advantage is the key to creating business opportunities and adding value

Kanban in Practice: using Kanban to drive performance in the public sector

What is Kanban? How do you use Kanban as programme and project management tool? How can you use Kanban effectively in practice? Putting Kanban into practice as a project management tool in the public sector to drive service delivery