Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:47
For National Stress Awareness Day, businesses are being encouraged to focus on improving employee wellbeing through stress management initiatives.
Businesses have a duty of care for employees which extends... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:07
An unnamed man referred to in court as 'Tim' has been awarded £7,500 in a landmark ruling under the Equality Act 2010.
This case of discrimination is significant as Tim was subjected to several isolated... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:00
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
Or, to be more specific, yesterday, we sent our team of Skywalkers 121 miles down the M1 to take on a rewarding personal challenge: conquer their fear of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 16:03
The words 'health and safety' often conjure up images of things like safety shoes, black and yellow tape on steps, and hi-vis jackets – the kinds of equipment we use to prevent accidents and injuries,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2015 16:01
Everyone's talking about the benefits of flexible working – but have you ever considered that a lack of flexible working options could rule out many of the best candidates for your jobs?
Flexible... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:11
A spate of recent news stories have raised the issue of corporate culture and the risks to a business when a culture becomes toxic.
Volkswagen earned acres of negative press recently after they were caught... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:20
Barely a week passes lately without another organisation suffering a data breach.
So far this year, high profile examples include Sony, Apple, Ashley Madison, Carphone Warehouse, T-Mobile, Thomson Holidays,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:24
Every business understands the need to be compliant, but actually achieving it is a complicated and ongoing process which causes headaches for business leaders.
An overwhelming number of regulations must... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:38
All businesses have a responsibility for fire safety including carrying out risk assessments, communicating risks to staff, putting in place appropriate safety measures, and delivering fire safety training.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:41
Sweden is encouraging businesses to implement 6-hour work days to reap benefits like increased employee energy levels, lower staff turnover, improved productivity and even raised profits.
There was a mixed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:44
Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:46
The National Minimum Wage will increase to £6.70 next Thursday, ahead of next year's National Living Wage which will mean all staff over 25 must be paid at least £7.20 from April 2016, with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:52
From 1st October 2015, certain categories of self-employed workers will no longer be required to comply with health and safety law such as the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
The law is in place... Read More »