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Dealing with Office Politics – Keeping it Positive

It doesn’t matter how well grounded you are as a person. The one thing you can never avoid in the workplace is office politics. Wherever you have a group of people with different personalities, you’re going to encounter office politics at some point. Whilst that can’t be avoided, it’s important to know how to manage […]

Seating Arrangements in a Business Meeting

Seating arrangements in a business meeting can make a big difference to the conversation and flow of energy in the meeting room. Our guide will help you understand the dynamics of business meetings. With carefully planned business seating arrangements, you can direct the meeting towards a desired outcome. We’ll also look at how to position […]

Office Telephone Etiquette Guide – Phone Tips at Work!

The telephone is often the first point of contact a customer or client will have with a company. That means it is very important that you make a good impression when you’re answering the phone. Our office telephone etiquette guide will help you navigate communicating on the phone at work. In telephone related jobs such […]

Workplace Do’s and Don’ts – Guide to Etiquette

Workplaces can differ in every sense. From dress codes to the informalities of how people interact with each other. The accepted etiquette will vary from industry to industry. Our guide to general workplace do’s and don’ts will help you navigate away from unintentional blunders. Considerations When Moving to a New Job The most important thing […]

Business Meeting Etiquette

Etiquette in business has many aspects, but business meeting meeting etiquette is one of the most important. Meetings set the tone for a working relationship, so getting them right is vital. There are different types of meetings. They can be both formal and informal and can be held with clients, customers, or fellow colleagues. But […]

Business Card Etiquette Abroad – Guide to Exchanging Cards

Here in the UK, there is very little involved in business card etiquette. They’re simply given out to people without any big deal with regard to their significance. However, if you are conducting business overseas there are some points of etiquette you must be aware of. Business Card Etiquette in the UK & USA For […]

Compassionate Leave – Entitlements & How to Ask for Leave

Although there is no legal right to compassionate leave, most employers are keen to be fair in this area. It can be difficult to know how to ask for compassionate leave, particularly during distressing times such as bereavement. Our guide looks at what falls under the scope of compassionate leave, and how to request it […]

Dealing with Accepting Gifts from Clients & Suppliers

Every worker should find out his or her employer’s attitude to accepting gifts from clients and suppliers. It’s unwise to assume that accepting a gift is a normal part of the relationship with a client. The recipient can be open to charges of corruption and bribery, no matter how absurd this may seem. Most organisations […]