The Challenges Businesses Face Re-hiring Post Covid
May07

The Challenges Businesses Face Re-hiring Post Covid

The coronavirus pandemic has hit many businesses hard, affecting retail, hospitality, tourism and events industries particularly badly.  Many businesses have been forced to close or cut back to a few key staff.  A YouGov survey in 2020 found that half of businesses said they would have to lay off staff within three months of the furlough scheme ending.  Just 34 per cent of 503 business leaders polled said they would not...

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The best places to retire to in the UK
May07

The best places to retire to in the UK

At Fenetic Wellbeing, we understand how important it is to pick the right place to retire to. With this in mind, we got thinking about what makes a location good to retire to. To figure this out, we asked 1,000 survey participants what makes an area good to retire to and to pick three options, and we found that crime rate was the biggest factor when deciphering what makes somewhere good to retire to. 59.3% of participants said if a...

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How to Nail Your Interview and Make a Good First Impression?
May07

How to Nail Your Interview and Make a Good First Impression?

It’s important to make a good first impression when interviewing.  That can be a nerve-wracking situation for anyone, yet, with a bit of preparation and know-how, it’s possible to progress successfully. With Stoneacre Motor Group that specialises in nil deposit car finance, we’ll share top tips about how to nail your upcoming interview so you get the job of your dreams. Preparation is key It’s all in the name. If you fail to...

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Mark your words: three ways to write more inclusively.

Charli Nordone, Group Creative Director at The Writer Words are powerful. They can excite, engage, entertain, inform, persuade. But they can just as easily shut people out. That’s where the idea of inclusive language comes in – avoiding words or phrases that can offend or ignore parts of your audience. And instead, writing for an audience of everyone. Here are three things you can do to get your words working for you, and the people...

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Young people now hold more trust in charities and non-profits than government with long-term health
May07

Young people now hold more trust in charities and non-profits than government with long-term health

Young people around the world now hold more trust with their long-term health in charities and non-profit organisations than the government, a new report reveals. The new B+A Global Youth Pulse revealed 40% of people aged 13-24 trust charities and non-profit firms with their long-term health over government. Just a fifth (19%) trust their governments with their long-term health, a year on from the beginning of the coronavirus...

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Employers agree financial wellbeing support for employees needs improvement following the pandemic
May07

Employers agree financial wellbeing support for employees needs improvement following the pandemic

Employers agree financial wellbeing support for employees needs improvement following the pandemic, WTW study finds A new study by Willis Towers Watson highlights an increasing disconnect between employees’ financial needs and their company benefit programmes. Whilst many employers report a mixture of issues facing employees – such as debt, short-term savings, housing and retirement savings – most admit they are only truly effective...

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5 signs you have a toxic boss and how to navigate it
May07

5 signs you have a toxic boss and how to navigate it

HR director Danielle Blair at GearHungry Good work is my win, ‘bad’ work is your problem. Landed a new client?  Built a winning proposal?  Being accountable and producing good work is a sure-fire way to boost an employee’s morale however, if a colleague or even worse boss, positions it as their own and steals the credit, it is harmful to an employee’s wellbeing. Solution:  Lay the groundwork before you have even started...

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The best mood-boosting foods for Brits revealed in new study
May07

The best mood-boosting foods for Brits revealed in new study

The best foods for promoting positivity and productivity have been revealed in a brand new study, according to expert advice around mood-boosting nutrients and ingredients. The Productivity Pick-Me-Ups study – conducted by City Pantry – collates advice from nutrition experts to reveal the mental and physical implications of eating sugar-laden foods during the working week, and to advise workers on what they should consume...

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Get Up And Go – 5 Morning Habits To Get Your Day Off To A Good
May07

Get Up And Go – 5 Morning Habits To Get Your Day Off To A Good

The morning is such an important part of the day. It’s the time when you have everything in front of you, everything is to play for, everything is still possible. To make the most of this wonderful time, there are some actions you can take to set yourself up for a fantastic day. Check out these five wholesome habits to get your morning off to a good start:  Namaste One of the most enjoyable ways to get your day off to a great...

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This is How Much MLM Sellers *Really* Make for Brands Like the Body Shop, Avon and More
May06

This is How Much MLM Sellers *Really* Make for Brands Like the Body Shop, Avon and More

57% of sellers for MLM businesses make zero sales After analysing 30 income disclosure reports, Ocean Finance found that: Almost 2/3 (57%) of MLM sellers make no sales.Several MLM companies cost between £49-£72 to join, therefore, asking you to invest before you begin to sell – decreasing the chances of making a profit further. Of those who make a sale, the average MLM seller makes £24.92 per month (pre-expenses) After analysing the...

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‘Normalise different’ and have a mental health safety net for a successful return to the workplace
May06

‘Normalise different’ and have a mental health safety net for a successful return to the workplace

Ahead of Mental Health Week 10-16 May 2021, Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc comments on the potential for the forthcoming return to work, the so-called ‘re-entry’, to induce further anxieties amongst staff. Christine Husbands said: “Employers will only truly understand the magnitude of the post-pandemic mental health toll on their employees when they start recalling staff back to the workplace. Our conversations with...

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What is Open Banking and Why Does It Matter?

In today’s digitally-powered world, collaboration is a given. Open banking is unstoppably aiming for the mainstream on the strength of application programming interfaces or APIs and new regulation.  However, it’s essential to begin this article by clarifying what open banking is. What is Open Banking? The term “open banking” will have relative meaning, depending on who’s looking at it. In Asia and North America,...

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Effective Van Driving Tips For Beginners

Driving a van isn’t exactly like driving a car. However, things aren’t really that complicated and you won’t have any difficulty in picking it up if you have some experience driving a car. Whether you’ve rented a van or have gone the whole hog and purchased one with cash or finance options, we’re here to help. If this is your first time driving a van, we would like to share a few tips to help you become a successful...

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The Most Popular Songs For Working From Home
May06

The Most Popular Songs For Working From Home

From buying comfortable office chairs to using planners and creating playlists, we’ve tried it all this year to keep our minds focused and productivity high while working from our homes.  Music is known to boost morale and sometimes even increase concentration, so it comes as no surprise that people have created over 1,000 work from home playlists covering 187,450 songs throughout 2020. Noticing this trend, smart home specialist,...

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79% of those on furlough considering applying to jobs below their skill level
May06

79% of those on furlough considering applying to jobs below their skill level

Research released today by NTT DATA UK, a world leader in consulting and IT services, reveals that 79% of people on the UK government’s furlough scheme are considering applying for jobs they are overqualified for if they cannot return to their existing employment. The findings of NTT DATA UK’s survey of furloughed people suggest widespread uncertainty once the furlough scheme comes to an end.  The UK government’s Coronavirus Job...

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