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Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day 2023

It’s Random Acts of Kindness Day today (Friday 17th February), which is part of Random Acts of Kindness Week! This fantastic initiative was started by The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, a small non-profit whose motto is to ‘make kindness the norm®’. Established and based in the US, The Fo...

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The value of mental health first aid training - By Jai Frampton

Monday 10th October was World Mental Health Day, so we felt it was a good opportunity to spend some time talking about the work ILX has been doing to help support each other with our mental health. A few months ago, our internal diversity, equality and inclusion group were given the go ahead by...

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How to prove yourself in middle management

When it comes to workplace pressure, middle managers get it from all directions! It’s a tough gig. Middle managers are at times overruled by their seniors, and used as a voice piece or messenger by those beneath them. They must inform upper management of what is happening on the frontline, while als...

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Is the Great Resignation the result of a training crisis?

Amidst the Great Resignation, we’re all questioning – what makes people leave their jobs? Industry insiders speculate that a range of reasons will trigger people to quit – from poor management to lack of flexible working, low salaries to better prospects at other companies. But the research has show...

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Three factors causing resistance to change

You have committed endless time and energy to your change management efforts only for them to be met with resistance. Sound familiar? That’s because onboarding all parties is tough, pleasing everyone is near impossible, and different groups will inevitably have different, often conflicting, interest...

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The human side of business transformation

When implementing change initiatives, it can be too easy to overlook the people making the changes happen. You have the power to make your team your biggest asset, a real driving force behind your business transformation efforts. Yet, for so many companies, employees are at best a footnote in change...

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How ILX Group is raising awareness and supporting employees

In the first two blogs, we outlined how the global pandemic has had a major impact on mental health; how loneliness – the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – can lead to mental health issues and other anxieties; and shone a spotlight on a charity we support who offers counselling. In thi...

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