Does Understanding The Mechanism Behind Slots Help?

Gambling is an age-old activity for entertainment. The reason why gambling is entertaining is quite simple. It is because the thrill and the adrenaline rush from winning a wager give immense pleasure to the people involved in the activity.  This pleasure is often turned into an addiction for many individuals, thereby making gambling illegal or prohibited in many countries around the globe. Forms of gambling One would be mistaken...

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Why trust and transparency are the key ingredients for strong leadership in 2021
Sep20

Why trust and transparency are the key ingredients for strong leadership in 2021

Jonny Combe, UK CEO of PayByPhone, gives his seven Top Tips on leading a remote team in 2021  Build a foundation of trust Leadership is about empowering your people and one of the main ways to do this is to trust your team to make responsible decisions – just as they did in an office-based set-up. In a remote office model, it’s important to trust them to make good judgements about time and personal commitments. And whatever...

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Agile workforce planning: A combination of managing data and managing relationships
Sep20

Agile workforce planning: A combination of managing data and managing relationships

By Zoe Hruby, Global Head of HR Solutions, Anaplan The pandemic has revealed how inter-connected the business landscape is. Companies within the same ecosystem are strongly dependant on the success of each other, and so are the various departments and functions across the same organisation. The unpredictable and highly volatile environment caused by Covid-19 has reinforced why managers must think outside the usual scope and...

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Over a third of UK adults have suffered discrimination at work
Sep20

Over a third of UK adults have suffered discrimination at work

Over a third of British adults (36%) report having experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace or when job hunting, study finds. New research into workplace discrimination, commissioned by HR software provider CIPHR, reveals just how widespread employment bias is in the UK. On average, one in six people (16%) report having suffered ageism, one in ten (10%) say they have been the subject of gender-based discrimination (12%...

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Employer worries over compulsory vaccination policy
Sep20

Employer worries over compulsory vaccination policy

With a few days until the 16 September deadline for care employees to have their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, employers in the care sector will soon be required to start dismissal proceedings for staff refusing the vaccine, however many are unsure on the correct course of action. A study from Citation found almost 60% of employers in the care sector are concerned about what processes to take for unvaccinated workers. The new...

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Confessions of a home worker
Sep20

Confessions of a home worker

Poly today released research findings that expose our hybrid working secrets. The survey, which was made up of 4,000 hybrid workers from the UK, France, and Germany, shines a light into new working behaviours and habits on and off camera. The findings suggest people may be suffering from ‘Home Comfort Syndrome’ as the lines between home and work blur. “Hybrid and anytime working is helping to unshackle employees from the 9-5, giving...

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From office to workspace – how we work post pandemic will see further changes to the real estate market
Sep20

From office to workspace – how we work post pandemic will see further changes to the real estate market

By Tom Jansons, Jansons Property Predicting behaviours in the real estate market is never an easy thing, yet we know that the pandemic has drastically altered this market. Whilst some players have advocated ‘the end is nigh’ for all office space, research shows a different picture emerging – namely the office space as we know it is evolving into something different.  The impact of prolonged uncertainty has fuelled...

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For the future and beyond – how to upskill your remote workforce for the next decade
Sep20

For the future and beyond – how to upskill your remote workforce for the next decade

By Alex Hattingh, CPO at Employment Hero Don’t take a ‘one size fits all approach’ Unless there’s a critical reason to, avoid blatantly assigning learning modules or courses to your staff members. By doing so, you’re ignoring your individual team members’ unique interests, skills and goals. You’re also making learning less compelling. During one-on-one meetings, talk to your team members about where they see themselves in the future....

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Work/life balance takes priority over salary as great job migration begins
Sep20

Work/life balance takes priority over salary as great job migration begins

– Over half of working women in the UK (62%) are looking for better work/life balance in their careers, according to new research announced today by Karren Brady’s Women in Business & Tech Expo, the must attend event of the year for inspiration, recruitment and progression. In fact, 59% of women surveyed stated that a good work/life balance was more important than salary. The research, conducted in partnership with 3GEM, surveyed...

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The 9 to 5 office job is at risk of dying out
Sep20

The 9 to 5 office job is at risk of dying out

The 9 to 5 office job is at risk of dying out as workers seek more flexible ways to earn a living post-pandemic, researchers have warned.  And it’s not just employees who are looking to make big changes.  According to a report from the Future of Work Institute (FoWI), those who hire them are increasingly looking to ditch full-time staff in favour of gig workers who can complete on-call assignments.  The report, which...

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Recruitment challenges intensifying for UK SMEs
Sep20

Recruitment challenges intensifying for UK SMEs

Concerns among SMEs have begun shifting from laying off employees to recruiting new talent, WorkLife’s latest Small Business Monitor reveals. Only 14% of firms surveyed now consider laying off staff to be one of the biggest challenges currently facing their business, down from 25% when WorkLife last undertook the study in March 2021. Meanwhile 17% see their ability to recruit and retain employees as a major hurdle. When looking at...

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Which industries have the least loyal employees?
Sep17

Which industries have the least loyal employees?

Industry% of employees that left1Extraterritorial Organisations (international organisations)45.9%2Mining and QuarryingOther Service Activities28.8%3Electricity, Gas, Air Conditioning Supply28.2%4Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation25.9%5Admin and Support Services25.2%6Real Estate Activities24.4%7Professional, Scientific, and Technical Activities23.6%8Public Admin and Defence19.5%9Agriculture, Forestry, and...

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Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world
Sep17

Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

A new study into the concerns business leaders in the UK currently hold in relation to a post-pandemic world, has highlighted that a staggering 73% of businesses don’t believe they have the skills needed to succeed. The research has shown that communication skills are where the gaps lie with 50% of business professionals picking up bad habits over lockdown. Commissioned by global sales, negotiation and communication experts, Huthwaite...

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Clean air: the path to a healthy, happy, and productive workforce
Sep17

Clean air: the path to a healthy, happy, and productive workforce

Freedom Day has come and gone for the UK, and the ending of restrictions has coincided with a return to “normal”, or more precisely, “normal enough”. After over a year of working from home, employers can finally be confident that a return to offices is viable, driven in large part by the UK’s high vaccination uptake that has enabled health officials to manage COVID-19 infection rates and hospital admissions. As employees return to the...

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The 4 Key Points for You to Follow to Be a Leader, Not a Manager
Sep17

The 4 Key Points for You to Follow to Be a Leader, Not a Manager

Managing a team of people comes with a new level of responsibilities. But have you ever considered the vast difference between being a manager and a leader? Harvard Business Review reports that 30 is the average age of a first-time manager while 40 is the age where people first embark on leadership training. This is a decade of lost years of building leadership skills – this can lead to ingraining bad habits and not practising to...

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