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14 March 2018 / 9:44 am

What does workplace culture really mean?

Sally Wynn-Williams, a director of HR company Brannigans, looks at the different facets that contribute to a good… Read more
Leading from the front
05 March 2018 / 9:32 am

Leading from the front

Leadership is about getting the best out of people. Carole Peterson, a People Consultant at Brannigans, says there are heaps of management theories and strategies about running a successful business, but one of the most important… Read more
Behavioural safety crucial to reducing workplace injuries
28 February 2018 / 9:29 am

Behavioural safety crucial to reducing workplace injuries

Carole Peterson, a health and safety specialist consultant to HR company Brannigans, says it’s crucial that companies comply with health and safety legislation – but equally important that they embed behavioural safety into their culture. Workplace… Read more
Attracting international human capital to Christchurch
26 February 2018 / 10:56 am

Attracting international human capital to Christchurch

There’s a lot of talk about needing to attract new capital to Christchurch, in particular, the central city. But we don’t talk enough about the need to encourage more human capital to Christchurch from the international… Read more
Workplace Culture
27 October 2017 / 4:01 pm

Workplace Culture

The phrase “workplace culture” is often bandied about, but what does it really mean? An organisation’s culture is its character and personality; it’s the sum total of all of its parts – values, traditions, behaviours, attitudes.… Read more