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For employees, For employers Stress Awareness Month: What are employers doing?

In light of Stress Awareness Month (1 April – 30 April), almost half of UK organisations are introducing wellbeing initiatives to support the physical and mental health of employees at work. Research by Robert Half UK has found that nearly…

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For employees, For employers Which Easter egg is best for your team?

With the glorious Bank Holiday fest up ahead, you might be inclined to celebrate and treat your team to a much-needed Easter Egg. According to a study by Wren Kitchens, children in the UK are expected to receive Easter Eggs…

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For employees, For employers What does the gender pay gap mean?

Today is the day the new legal requirement comes into place and UK companies with 250 or more employees will have to publish their gender pay gaps within the next year. The UK is one of the first countries in…

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Employee, For employees, For employers The most productive tracks in the workplace

It’s official – listening to music at work can boost productivity by helping to maintain focus and concentration. This is according to a study by music psychologist Dr Anneli Haake. Commissioned by totaljobs and Deezer, the research revealed that music…

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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…