Winter woes: overcoming workforce winter blues
Jan24

Winter woes: overcoming workforce winter blues

Erik Fjellborg, CEO and Founder of Quinyx It’s easy to feel low in winter. The festive season is in the rear-view mirror, cold weather is reaping havoc on both your commute and immune system, and you’re one kale salad away from breaking all of your New Year’s resolutions. All this, when combined with a brand-new decade, means many workers become likely to jump ship, thinking seriously about the next steps they want to take in their...

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How to Deal with Common Issues in the Workplace
Jan24

How to Deal with Common Issues in the Workplace

If you have something that is bothering you at work, there is probably a solution out there. Here are some of the most common workplace issues and how you can solve them. Conflict Conflict can occur with anyone at work, whether it be a co-worker or your boss, the best thing you can do is talk about it. Tension can increase in the workplace if you have an issue with somebody and tell everyone but the culprit. The most appropriate way...

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5 Key Tips for Improving Warehouse Efficiency
Jan24

5 Key Tips for Improving Warehouse Efficiency

Running a warehouse is difficult. With so many different moving components, it can be tricky to get all parts running like clockwork. Yet efficiency is the cornerstone for any successful warehouse operation. The more efficient the warehouse is, the more it will reduce overall costs. However, warehouse efficiency isn’t simply down to having everything in place and sending out products on time. It is all about maximising productivity...

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British workers suffering from digital amnesia
Jan24

British workers suffering from digital amnesia

New research suggests the UK is at risk of widespread ‘digital amnesia’, as it revealed 23 per cent of UK employees don’t know their own mobile phone number. The research1 by CRM specialist Capsule found more than two thirds (69 per cent) of workers don’t know their partner’s number off by heart, whilst 63 per cent don’t know their best friend’s birthday, and 73 per cent don’t know their booked holiday dates without using tech to...

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More than a third of Brits admit they want to become a social media influencer
Jan23

More than a third of Brits admit they want to become a social media influencer

The hit ITV2 dating show, Love Island returned to our screens.  A show most famous for catchy one-liners, breakups, bikinis and for being a huge platform for its contestants who can make millions through social media on exiting the villa. Now a recent study, conducted by adult education college and charity, City Lit, has found that it’s not just Love Islanders who fancy a bit of the influencer action. The study found that...

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New Research Reveals What It Takes To Become A Billionaire
Jan23

New Research Reveals What It Takes To Become A Billionaire

From education to first jobs, this is what the world’s wealthiest people have in common Those hoping to see out the new decade as one of the wealthiest people in the world should study engineering or finance at degree level, work in engineering or the stock market as a first job and consider software development as a long-term career path.  This is according to new research into what it takes to become one of the 100 richest...

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6 steps employers can take to help employees who are retiring in 2020
Jan23

6 steps employers can take to help employees who are retiring in 2020

The New Year is the perfect time for employees to take stock of their finances and those who are approaching retirement will have a number of decisions to make given the freedom and choice in pensions. Many will turn to their workplace for support with this. Therefore WEALTH at work has created a list of 6 steps employers can take to help employees who are retiring in 2020. Encourage employees to put a retirement plan together –...

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Say Arrggghhh: UK workers fear cost of the dentist more than the pain
Jan23

Say Arrggghhh: UK workers fear cost of the dentist more than the pain

Being afraid of the dentist is nothing new – more than a fifth (24%) of British workers say a fear of feeling pain or discomfort is the reason they avoid the dentist, according to a survey of over 2000 private sector employees by Unum Dental. Women were found to be more afraid of the dentist, with over a quarter (27%) of women declaring that they put off the recommended two check-ups per year out of fear, compared to 22% of men....

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5 ways in which an MBA can prepare you for the future of work
Jan23

5 ways in which an MBA can prepare you for the future of work

MBA programs offer the latest innovations in business education and are recognised for preparing students for the future of work, through covering technological advances that are now being employed by businesses. Because of this, MBA students must be prepared to think on their feet and adapt to the rapid changes in the market. Here are some ways an MBA degree can help graduates prepare for the long-term future in business. Boost...

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How Shopping Habits Change and Keep Up with the Times
Jan23

How Shopping Habits Change and Keep Up with the Times

As the years pass, the way that things are done are changed to keep up with the times. Whether this is to keep up to date with innovative technology or to completely reinvent the way processes are done, sectors must adapt. Shopping habits are subject to a significant amount of change — the Office for National Statistics reported in 2017 that shoppers are spending around £366 billion each year! Consumer behaviour has certainly changed...

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Do Loan Companies Check Your Bank Account
Jan23

Do Loan Companies Check Your Bank Account

There are numerous formalities involved in getting a loan passed. If you have been wondering with a question in your head, “Do loan companies check your bank account?”, the following information is for you.The loan companies need to assess your capability to pay off the loan’s principal amount and the interest thereon. For such an assessment, they are bound to check your financial statements. So, the loan companies need to check your...

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How Can I Start My Own Business With No Money
Jan23

How Can I Start My Own Business With No Money

Many individuals have a fantastic business idea. But the main problem always the capital to actualize everything and start operating the business. I’ve had so many times people complaining about having funds to realize their business plans. Undeniably, lenders and investors can offer substantial help to entrepreneurs to start businesses. You can even be supported by friends and family members to start a business. But what if you...

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Salary slump: Wages drop for the first time since Q1 2018
Jan23

Salary slump: Wages drop for the first time since Q1 2018

According to the latest quarterly job market report from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, salaries dropped by 7.8% in the final few months of 2019; the first time they’ve fallen year-on-year since Q1 2018.   The report looks at job market data throughout Q4 2019 and compares this with findings from the previous year. It reveals that some of the UK’s major cities also experienced a drop in...

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Most affordable countries to study abroad
Jan22

Most affordable countries to study abroad

Funky Pigeon report on yearly University fees and living costs of each country to reveal that on average parents in the UK can afford to send their children to study abroad for degrees to 50 out of the 58* countries analysed. It’s not always a cross country move when students travel to study at a University, with over 20,000 UK students opting for overseas education for a term, year, or full degree. Online personalised card and gift...

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Make flexible working work for your business
Jan22

Make flexible working work for your business

Flexible working is no longer a ‘nice to have’ benefit, it’s an expectation for many employees. But while it might appear easy to deliver, it’s important to make sure your flexible working policy adequately meets the needs of your employees, operational structure and business culture. Andy Caldicott, Managing Director at peoplevalue Over the last 10 years, we’ve seen employees increasingly request more flexibility and autonomy over...

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