23/11/2020

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staff training

Upskill your workforce on a shoestring with these tips

Personal development might not feature too highly on the agenda for many businesses right now, but if you want to give your staff something to focus on that boosts morale and gives them a heightened sense of value, there’s never been a better time...

staff motivation

How to re-motivate staff after a lockdown

According to a recent survey conducted by the Mental Health Foundation and LinkedIn, over half (5%) of HR leaders believe mental health issues such as stress, burnout, isolation and loneliness had increased among their workforce since the...

distressed assets

Should you buy distressed assets during an acquisition?

Distressed assets is the term given to investing in anything which is available below its standard market value. This is usually caused by problems with cash flow on the part of the business which is being acquired. The type of assets being...

leadership

The 4 I’s of transformational leadership

Transformational leadership is about much more than simply dictating the role of a ‘boss’ in a formal setting. True leaders need much more than that to succeed, particularly as more and more employees demand greater clarity on their roles and more...

acquisition

5 insider tips for a successful acquisition

Firstly, begin by drafting your initial plan and organise a timeline which you want to work towards. This can be refined at a later stage, but you need a working document to guide you at this stage. Evaluate the assets There is a great deal to...

furlough scheme

What’s next for the government’s furlough scheme?

The government’s furlough scheme has proven critical in attempts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, and in the coming months it will be moving into a different and arguably more challenging phase. To help you prepare for the next steps, here is...

Scott Dylan

I’m Scott Dylan, Fresh Thinking Group Founder and Partner. I oversee the strategic direction of the company, which I created to help, acquire and invest in both distressed and viable companies together with helping businesses improve their business processes and setting strategic directions.