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High Conflict Colleagues

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No matter where you are in your career, whether you’re just starting out or getting ready to retire, whether you’re an intern or a CEO, whether you work part-time or are practically tied to your desk – you will, at some point, find yourself working with someone who just doesn’t play well with others. Someone…

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Death by 1000 Policies

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CCER’s Director of Operations, Desiree Blackett, outlines why you don’t need to write a policy for every little thing. I once received an email from an HR consultancy group reminding me of the essential role policies play in an organisation. I couldn’t agree more, so I took a look at what they had on offer….

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Policies: Ten Top Tips

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Want some quick advice on how to write really good policies? We’ve got just what you need. Do use plain English. No one is going to remember a bunch of fancy, and usually superfluous, words (like that one). Write it like you speak it and the message will ring clear. Do keep it simple. No-one…

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We have a confession to make

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As we sat down to write a concise, easy-to-follow guide on policies, we got a little stumped. We instantly knew what did work (see our Top Tips) and what didn’t (see Death By 1000 Policies). But it took us a bit longer to pin-point exactly what policies were, as opposed to guidelines, procedures and general house…

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