The Organisation Blog

Are you running out of time?

Not long now and it’ll be here! And, no, I’m not talking about Christmas! I’m talking about that nagging feeling at the back of your head about your finances (and not just about how much you’re making!) Summer may be well and truly over and Christmas on its way but it’s what happens after December… Read more »

Getting 2019 off to a great start!


Not long now and the new year will be upon us. New year, new start, new resolutions. One of the most most frequent resolutions I hear is, ‘I must get organised’ but somehow (like most resolutions) it never seems to get done. Getting yourself organised has so many benefits; from helping you feel in control… Read more »

Why two heads are better than one.


Why is it that most people can see solutions to our problems when we feel overwhelmed most of the time? How many times has someone made a suggestion or told you how to do something and you’ve thought ‘oh that’s so simple, why didn’t I think of that? ‘ The answer is fairly simple really.… Read more »

Is your business beach ready?


So the sun finally came out (and stayed for a while!) and somehow it’s the middle of June and those summer holidays are coming closer. But is your business ready for the school holidays or even that break in the sun? For most of us with children the summer holidays are a  time when we… Read more »

Is it safe to come out yet?


So the deluge of emails begging you not to leave have finally stopped and the 25th of May came and went without the inspectors banging down your door but is it really over? Has GDPR finally gone away? The fact is that whether you got to grips with the new regulations or buried your head… Read more »

GDPR and the dreaded Privacy Policy!

Privacy Policy

One of the main reasons I’ve heard for people failing to tackle GDPR is the thought of writing their own privacy policy. Because, let’s face it, the word ‘policy’ itself can conjure up some pretty terrifying thoughts: ‘what if it’s not written correctly?’, ‘does it have to sound ‘legal’ and wordy?’, ‘surely policies are only… Read more »

GDPR & Consent – Making it simple


Reading that you need a ‘legal basis for data collection’ is enough to put anyone off getting their business ready for GDPR at the end of May! But it really isn’t that scary (honest!!). In all there are 6 basis for collecting and using data specified in the new policy but for most small businesses… Read more »

GDPR – Are you burying your head in the sand?


As I sit here preparing for a workshop I’m giving on GDPR next week I wonder how many people are hiding their heads in the sand and avoiding even looking at it. With phrases such as ‘legal basis for data collection’ and ‘fines of up to €20,000,000’ it’s easy to see why small businesses like… Read more »