Injecting togetherness back into the virtual workplace
Oct28

Injecting togetherness back into the virtual workplace

Team celebrations and impromptu office get-togethers at the pub were once a staple of the working week across UK organisations, with many seeing these important events as a way for colleagues to mix and mingle to help promote and cement team culture. Today, however, socialising remains a thing of the past because of coronavirus, with more than 1,000 business owners* admitting that their culture has been severely eroded over the last...

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Young jobseekers reveal what they want out of recruitment
Oct28

Young jobseekers reveal what they want out of recruitment

A new report from Debut and the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has posed a series of seven big questions asked by employers to over 2,000 students and jobseekers.  Institute of Student Employers (ISE) and Debut decided to partner on a research project to investigate what questions employers wanted the answers to from students, and then to ask students to answer them.    What do students want? is based on various surveys...

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COVID-19 is a tipping point for workplace transformation, study finds
Oct28

COVID-19 is a tipping point for workplace transformation, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact upon organisations in the UK, with many making redundancies and placing employees on furlough. A new study from ManpowerGroup, which encompasses talent management experts, Right Management, finds that the pandemic has also led to many employees rethinking the relationship with their employer and reprioritising what they define as important at work. The study, which questioned 1,000 UK...

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92% of Educational Organisations Consider Improper Sharing of Sensitive Records a Top Security Threat
Oct28

92% of Educational Organisations Consider Improper Sharing of Sensitive Records a Top Security Threat

Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, today announced additional findings from its 2020 Cyber Threats Report, designed to understand how the pandemic and ensuing educate-from-home initiatives changed the IT risk landscape. Since the transition to remote learning, educational institutions have become increasingly concerned about IT risks. 33% of them say they are more vulnerable to cyber threats than they were...

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Half of leaders and managers would not employ a neurodivergent person
Oct28

Half of leaders and managers would not employ a neurodivergent person

New research, published on Wednesday 28 October, from The Institute of Leadership & Management has revealed a significant lack of understanding and awareness of neurodivergents in the workplace despite an estimated one in seven people being neurodivergent, which includes a range of conditions such as autism and dyslexia. Highest level of bias towards Tourette Syndrome and ADHD/ADD The research into neurodiversity in the workplace...

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Protecting employees’ redundancy pay from scams is crucial
Oct28

Protecting employees’ redundancy pay from scams is crucial

Given the many recent redundancies announced, it is inevitable that as coronavirus continues, more redundancies are still likely. Scammers often see turbulent times like these as an opportunity. Unfortunately, employees that receive a lump sum of money through redundancy pay can be particularly vulnerable to being targeted. For example, the BBC[1] reported on a case where fraudsters had taken £25,000 from a doctor’s redundancy payment...

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5 Qualities to Look for in a Digital Marketer
Oct28

5 Qualities to Look for in a Digital Marketer

If you’re looking to boost your online presence, then hiring a digital marketer or digital marketing agency can be a great step. So, what exactly should you be looking for from this person or company?  There are lots of great people out there, but here are some of the most important qualities you want to look for.   Understanding of the Brand   Your digital marketer needs to understand the brand and the goals of your...

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5 ways 2020 will reshape coworking and flexible office spaces
Oct27

5 ways 2020 will reshape coworking and flexible office spaces

COVID-19 really has been the Horseman of the 21st century and many fundamental shifts in the way we live, work and communicate. It will be remembered as one of the most influential events of this century no doubt. Perhaps its greatest impact has been how we have completely redefined our relationship with each other and the space between us. Face masks, which used to be worn either by those who needed them for their profession or those...

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What Makes the Perfect Sports Betting Site?

Whether you currently place bets somewhere online or you are a brand new sports betting fan, there is no harm in looking around to try and find the best bookmaker for your bets. But what is it that actually makes the perfect sports betting site? There are many things which are personal to you, and what is great for you may not be what your friend needs. This includes betting markets and sports covered, this all depends on what you bet...

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Are We Close to Reaching Global Healthcare Interoperability

The passing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2009 meant that healthcare providers must store data digitally. In principle, it allows healthcare facilities to exchange patient information to provide a better service. This exchange of information is known as interoperability. However, how far can this exchange of information go – is it possible on a global scale? Creating a global interoperability system is challenging...

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What are the requirements for US Green Card application

How to apply for the US Green Card You might be wondering how to fill out an application for a US Green Card.You need to know the reason why you want to be a permanent resident of America. This is something that you will have to explain in your application since the US government does not allow anyone to become a permanent resident without this explanation. You also need to find out the requirements for a US Green Card application....

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Millennials’ financial wellbeing is the most affected by the pandemic
Oct27

Millennials’ financial wellbeing is the most affected by the pandemic

A new report from Dynata, the world’s largest first party data and insights platform, spotlights generational differences between Brits’ financial and economic concerns, with Millennials and Gen X the most affected. The Global Consumer Trends: The Economy Edition Report also reveals a 10-point drop in work-life balance satisfaction across the UK, as a picture emerges of just how significantly the pandemic is taking a toll on our...

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7 top tips to help employees get through winter as clocks change
Oct27

7 top tips to help employees get through winter as clocks change

British Summer Time ends at 2am on Sunday 25 October 2020. For many this could be a depressing time of dark evenings and loneliness, particularly under social restrictions and with the isolation and pressure of working from home. Towergate Health & Protection is launching a winter survival checklist for SMEs to support employees through this time and to improve their health and wellbeing. Towergate Health & Protection’s...

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What are the must-have mobile betting features?

Nowadays, gambling on the go has become an important part of our daily routine. Although there are punters who don’t like using their smartphones and tablets, the vast majority of people who bet online prefer to utilize their handheld devices. One of the reasons why mobile betting is so popular is because you can bet while doing other things. Some people bet while they’re at work, whereas others do it while they’re out with friends....

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Employees need support to make the most of their redundancy pay
Oct27

Employees need support to make the most of their redundancy pay

Given the global impact of the coronavirus crisis along with many recent redundancy announcements, it is an inevitable and unfortunate fact that more redundancies are likely. In fact, the Office for National Statistics have already reported that unemployment has surged to its highest level for more than three years to 1.52 million in August[1]. WEALTH at work have put together an overview of some of the key areas covered in its...

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