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 [...]

Guest Blog: Security In The Workplace

One of the most important factors I come across as an Office Manager, that quite often gets overlooked is SECURITY! When running a business one of the key requirements is to ensure it is secure. If you have not taken the right steps in keeping intruders out, you may be leaving your business open to [...]