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: 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 »
Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:55
Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2015 09:59
The consequences of failing to comply with regulations are well documented, yet we still see a wide variance in risk tolerance in businesses across the UK, from those who ignore the issue to those striving... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:02
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Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:30
In an exposé published earlier this month in the New York Times, online retail giant Amazon was described as a 'bruising' place to work, coming under fire over allegations around its work conditions.... Read More »