How to Achieve Work-Life Balance Whilst Scaling up your Business

March 3rd, 2020 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

Having a work-life balance is simply a feeling of balance, even if the actual hours you work can’t change all that much. Change within a business can be quick and intense, giving you and your business “growing pains”. When you’re busy managing that change it can have a negative impact on your work-life balance. This

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The three behaviours of successful leaders you can follow

March 2nd, 2020 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

Although the government agenda aims to have one-third of all boards made up of women by 2020, it is a sad fact that this number is currently trailing behind. Even where the number appears to be growing, in a lot of cases, this has become a tick box exercise, as opposed to really looking at

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How could unconscious bias be impacting the diversity of your business?

September 28th, 2019 | By Sarah Callender, Commercial Director at Duo

Unconscious bias happens all of the time. Maybe sitting on a train or having a coffee somewhere, just people watching – then out of nowhere, innocently making assumptions about the passing crowd purely by the way they look or interact. Unconscious bias can come in so many forms – from judging someone’s job, their partner,

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Is there more than just ‘Netflix and chill’?

September 8th, 2019 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

Other than the ‘Netflix & chill’ revolution, we can actually learn a lot about how to run a business from Netflix. For a couple of years now the company has created real buzz in the HR world around their unique culture, and their powerpoint deck on their Freedom & Responsibility Culture, has been viewed on

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