Category: Business

Kathleen’s blogs on current business topics

  • Managing Menopause In The Workplace – Common Sense Prevails

    In the UK, approximately 4 million women aged 45 to 55 are employed, with women over 50 being the fastest-growing segment of the workforce. The government’s Women and Equalities Committee highlighted in 2021 that one in 10 women surveyed had left their jobs due to overwhelming menopause symptoms, emphasiSing the need for better support from…

  • Getting Staff Back Into The Workplace – The Future Is Hybrid

    I am delighted that my thoughts on hybrid working have been published. The move towards a hybrid work model presents both challenges and opportunities. To encourage employees to embrace this model, businesses should focus on strategies that foster connection, create an appealing office experience with inspiring spaces, and invest in technology.  Leadership’s role in this…

  • Ethical Sourcing – The New Fad or Consumer Demand? 

    With the ongoing changes and developments in international trading and more eco-friendly consumer demands the concept of ethical sourcing has surged to the forefront of business strategy discussions. But what exactly do we mean by ethical sourcing and how has it become a cornerstone of contemporary business practices in 2024? Defining Ethical Sourcing At its…