Guest blog: Health & Safety considerations when designing a new office

Health & safety considerations when designing a new office Designing a new office can be both exciting and energy draining at once. While health and safety might not be the most exciting aspect of the design, it is an important consideration. As an employer, it is your responsibility and legal requirement to ensure the health [...]

Guest Blog: First time Office Manager – making your mark

First time Office Manager - making your mark By Holly Snowden-Keane Take a moment with me to regress back to 2013- ‘Blurred Lines’ was playing on repeat, Theresa May was blissfully unaware of her turbulent future, and we were celebrating the birth of Prince George with jubilance. Another significant thing happened in 2013- I started my very first Office [...]

What skills does an Office Manager need?

With extensive office management experience over the years, I have hired and managed multiple office support staff and I'm now training office managers as part of the Black & White Office Consultancy offering. So, you could say I’ve learnt a thing or two about what skills are needed to effectively take up this 'Jack of [...]

Guest Blog: Get Data Protection Right

OK, that’s not what it stands for, but the General Data Protection Regulations are here to stay, and it’s imperative that we get it right. It seemed to be on everyone’s lips in the run up to the launch in May 2018, when it replaced existing Data Protection regulations. Six months later, and it’s old [...]