Is less more? Management challenges of a six-hour work day

Is less more? Management challenges of a six-hour work day

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 »

How can eLearning help bridge the soft skills gap?

How can eLearning help bridge the soft skills gap?

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:44

A former public school master has recently suggested that state schools aren't doing a good enough job of imparting soft skills such as communication, teamwork and empathy in their students.

When high-performing... Read More »

How can you offset wage rises by increasing productivity with eLearning?

How can you offset wage rises by increasing productivity with eLearning?

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 »

Health and Safety law exemptions for self-employed workers

Health and Safety law exemptions for self-employed workers

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 »

How prepared are you for EU Data Protection reforms?

How prepared are you for EU Data Protection reforms?

Posted: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:55

In a recent blog post, David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection at the Information Commissioner's Office wrote about how businesses can prepare ahead of the upcoming EU Data Protection... Read More »

Six techniques for making compliance more than just a box ticking exercise

Six techniques for making compliance more than just a box ticking exercise

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 »

How eLearning can help you eliminate bullying from the workplace

How eLearning can help you eliminate bullying from the workplace

Posted: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:02

The BBC has reported that one in three employees feel they have been bullied in the workplace, and a further one in five have witnessed a colleague being bullied.

Bullying is a serious problem for businesses... Read More »

Six health and safety questions made history thanks to eLearning

Six health and safety questions made history thanks to eLearning

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:07

Big or small, all organisations have a duty of care for their employees, including a responsibility for regularly keeping employees up-to-date with their health and safety training.

As specialists in Health... Read More »

After Amazon was described as a 'bruising' workplace, what kind of business do you want to be?

After Amazon was described as a 'bruising' workplace, what kind of business do you want to be?

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 »

18 Dos and Don'ts for improving your recruitment techniques

18 Dos and Don'ts for improving your recruitment techniques

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:34

A CIPD report released this month highlights the need for improved recruitment techniques in order to create diverse workplaces.

The report, "A head for hiring: The behavioural science of recruitment and... Read More »

Carphone Warehouse the latest to suffer a high profile data breach

Carphone Warehouse the latest to suffer a high profile data breach

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:38

In the latest in a series of high profile data breaches, the personal details of up to 2.4 million Carphone Warehouse customers may have been stolen following a cyber-attack last Wednesday.

Notably, the... Read More »

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