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For employers Recruiting trends: What do candidates really want?

The most important factor when considering a new role was work-life balance, according to research by Hays UK. The Salary and Recruiting Trends 2017 report surveyed 6,531 employers and 10,055 employees from across the UK. It analysed common trends in…

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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…

For employers, Perkbox news, Perkbox news WorkLife Magazine

Perkbox’s new magazine WorkLife has officially launched! Every year brings new legislations, codes of practice and changes for businesses – and 2017 is predicted to do the same. Many people would agree that 2016 wasn’t the best yet – whether…

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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…

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…

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…

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….