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What is impact?

What is impact?   FAQ What is impact? noun: impact /ˈɪmpakt/ a marked effect or influence verb: impact /ɪmˈpakt/ have a strong effect on someone or something.   What does impact mean in business? When we talk about impact in business, it is usually about...

Diversity and Inclusion in your organisation

Diversity & Inclusion Why it matters in your organisation Do you have diversity and inclusivity policies in place in your organisation?  If not, why not? Is it because you think that it isn’t important? Or is it because you are so clear that diversity and...

When compromise isn’t good for business

It’s not you, it’s me Sometimes compromise is not the best thing to do Every business has an ideal client. If you’re in business, you need to know who that is. (If you haven’t worked that out yet, then we definitely need to talk! I’ve got...

Emergency management planning

Do you have a health and safety policy for your workplace?  What about a plan for managing an emergency or a serious incident?  Did you know that your business is legally obliged to be prepared for, and have a plan on what to do after, an emergency or disaster? ...

Employing staff during a lockdown: HR basics

There is nothing normal about a country in lock-down. So what are you supposed to do when you’re an employer in a business that has been impacted by a government mandated closure of the country? The simple answer? You adhere to employment law. Life’s never...

COVID-19 Navigating the detail

23 March 2020 will go down in history as the day the Prime Minister took unprecedented action of giving notice of closure to most of New Zealand. No matter where you are in the country, you will likely have felt uncertainty at this announcement. And if you’re in...

COVID-19 and your business

We’re in uncharted territory right now, yet for many of our population this is not totally unfamiliar. If you were in Christchurch immediately after the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011, the uncertainty of business survival was a very real experience for those who...

What is – Organisational Development

What is Organisational Development?   FAQ What is organisational development? Organisational Development is the practice of enabling positive growth in people and organisations. By growing the culture we assist to achieve the organisations strategic goals. It is...

Business Continuity Planning

PPRR is a 4-step process to business continuity What is business continuity planning? Business Continuity Planning is a form of risk management. It’s important for your business as it sets out a clear process for how you will handle a significant incident and...