• 04 January 2019

Should workers ever be paid more than their managers?

An anonymous manager has written in The Guardian of her shock at discovering that one of her team members is paid £20,000 more than she is. What does this say about pay policies?



  • 09 February 2022

Take Back Your Life: Effectively and Compassionately Setting Boundaries


  • 12 October 2020

How should we manage upwards during the pandemic?

Managing upwards is about making your boss’s agenda your agenda, according to a senior leader at Citi. But isn’t it just as vital for bosses to convey what their agenda actually is?


  • 28 November 2019

Are bad bosses driving the UK’s surge in sick days?

Two fifths of adults would take a sick day just to have a day off, according to a ComRes poll for the BBC. To what extent are bad bosses responsible for this dishonesty about absences?


  • 26 September 2019

How to make your coaching contagious

As two major football clubs export their coaching styles to young players in developing nations, we look at what it takes to build a coaching culture that will catch on.


  • 23 September 2019

Self-set salaries: good idea, or administrative nightmare?

Self-set salaries are a rising force in the UK tech sector, according to a recent BBC report, with workers gauging their wages in consultation with peers. But is this system sustainable?


  • 06 August 2019
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