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Employee, For employees The official guide to office tours

Every workplace needs an enthusiastic tour guide to tell the new recruit how it is. So, you’ve been chosen to show the New Starter around. Rejoice in the prestige. Plan carefully and make sure you don’t leave anything off your…

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For employees, For employers 8 unique benefits to offer your team

From bringing your pet to work, to napping pods and free food, it comes as no surprise that companies such as Google hold a rating of 4.4 / 5 on Glassdoor, with 92% stating they would recommend the company. In…

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For employees, For employers National Napping Day: Why does it matter?

Today is National Napping Day and for those of you that think it’s just another irrelevant ‘national’ day, here’s why there is more to it. The impact of sleep deprivation According to a study by RAND Europe, sleep deprivation amongst…

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Employee, For employees, For employers Spring Budget 2017: A summary

The upheaval surrounding the Autumn Statement suggested that its spring counterpart might be equally dramatic. However, it seems that businesses can breathe a sigh of relief, as the changes that will impact employers and the workforce in general are minimal….

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For employees, For employers Small businesses not prepared for Apprenticeship Levy

This week is ‘National Apprenticeship Week.’ We’ve taken the opportunity to look at how the recently instated Apprenticeship Levy could impact businesses. What is the new Apprenticeship Levy? The new Apprenticeship Levy is expected to be enforced as of April…

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For employees, For employers Are you worthy of your wearable?

Wearables are the name used to refer to the latest trend of wearable technologies that have become prevalent in many offices. It seems now that it is no longer just the resident gym bunny who sports one of these futuristic…

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For employers 12 essential metrics all HR managers should be measuring

If the word ‘metrics’ makes you instantly recoil, conjuring up images of being knee deep in numbers, then fear not: we are here to help. Selected and measured correctly, metrics are your friend. They can help you to identify weaknesses…

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For employees Drop the balancing act: How to manage to have a life when you’re working

For many, the dual concepts of work and life are a balancing act. Meaning: the notion of having a balance between work and life doesn’t exist- it’s an act. Balance, like a balanced diet or a less-than-exhilarating ‘Body Balance’ class,…

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For employers What is the impact of National Sickie Day?

Is your office beginning to look more and more like a ghost town? Well, everyone’s heard of the standard Monday blues, and even the infamous Blue Monday in January. However, the latest absence figures have found that the first Monday…