Protecting Your Staff From Fraud
May13

Protecting Your Staff From Fraud

Every year, corporations lose a staggering ​​$42 billion to fraud. This can be enough to bankrupt a business, affecting every member of staff. You need to find ways to protect both your company’s bottom line and the welfare of your employees from any fraudulent activity. A few simple changes can make all the difference. With that in mind, here are three things you can implement today in order to protect your workforce from the threat...

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5 Reasons to Give Employees a Business Phone
May13

5 Reasons to Give Employees a Business Phone

Since most people have a personal phone, giving employees a business phone on top of that may seem like an unnecessary indulgence. However, there are situations in which handing out business phones makes perfect sense. Here are some of the reasons why your company might want to consider making this investment. 1 – Make work easier If your employee’s job description involves tasks they have to do on their phones, giving them a...

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Children don’t always need to be named to access the mental health support in employee benefits
May11

Children don’t always need to be named to access the mental health support in employee benefits

Given the increased volume* and magnitude of mental health issues amongst children following the pandemic and the additional burden on the ever-stretched NHS, RedArc urges employers to communicate the fact that children do not necessarily need to be named on their parents’ policies to access the mental health support available within employee benefits. RedArc states that many employers will find that they already have mental health...

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Why employee benefits are beneficial to all
May09

Why employee benefits are beneficial to all

Paul McCarthy, Chief People Officer, SevenRooms As an executive responsible for People Operations and Community, my guiding principle is something I learned a long time ago: People are not a company’s most valuable or greatest asset. People are people.   People make choices, including where they work, how they work, who they work with, and why they work the way they do. For leaders, it’s crucial to understand that our...

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The Best and Worst European Countries for Paid Maternity Leave
May05

The Best and Worst European Countries for Paid Maternity Leave

The UK and Ireland are on the brink of a baby boom, but a new league table comparing statutory maternity pay during the cost of living crisis shows they are falling short compared to most of their European neighbours.  The rankings have been produced by Boundless, a global employment platform, after analysing how individual countries compensated women as they become new mothers. Employers and governments in Europe are responsible...

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Reasons Why Your Office Should Consider an Office Water Machine
Apr04

Reasons Why Your Office Should Consider an Office Water Machine

It is a very well-known fact that humans are made up of 70% water. We can only last a week without water, making it more important than food. With a potential heatwave around the corner in April, it is vital that workplaces and facilities are well prepared, providing an office water machine, and giving their staff access to a chilled beverage to keep employees and visitors hydrated. As offices are currently in their process of...

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How to furnish a smart-working environment
Mar28

How to furnish a smart-working environment

 Smart working is increasingly becoming an established and central dimension within society. More and more employees and workers can rely on this type of practice, facilitated by the surrounding situation resulting from the consequences of the Coronavirus. Smart working has intervened to safeguard certain categories that could not assemble together in an office. Instead, the home becomes its own office and working environment....

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Five top tips to help employees adopt healthier diets and promote health and wellbeing
Mar24

Five top tips to help employees adopt healthier diets and promote health and wellbeing

With Aon’s Benefits and Trends Survey 2022 highlighting employee wellbeing as a growing corporate trend, Eurest, one of the UK’s leading workplace food service providers and part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, is urging employers to help workers adopt healthier diets. The survey of 250 businesses, published in January, showed that the number of employers strongly agreeing they have a responsibility for the health and wellbeing of...

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Eye care for your employees
Mar22

Eye care for your employees

A one stop destination for all your eye care needs, Feel Good Contacts has been hailed as the UK’s no 1 contact lens supplier on Trustpilot and is renowned for offering competitive pricing. At Feel Good Contacts, customers can save up to 50% off their contact lenses compared to high street opticians. You’ll find that Feel Good contacts stocks 98% of all contact lenses. You can expect to find popular brands for daily wear such as...

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Things to know if you want a job as a “blue-collar” worker
Mar01

Things to know if you want a job as a “blue-collar” worker

White-collar jobs, on the other hand, are primarily office-based and require little physical exertion. Workforce divisions have existed for decades. Each category has its own distinct set of skills and career paths. Our focus in this article is on what it means to be a blue-collar worker and what it takes to be a success there. The blue-collar industry has a large number of jobs that require a high level of physical exertion. You can...

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How Much Clothing Influences Your Success
Feb28

How Much Clothing Influences Your Success

During the pandemic and its lockdowns, countless people have swapped their business and street clothes for loungewear while working from home. Still, if you have been job hunting during COVID, chances are you came across a specific tip when preparing for online job interviews: Wear a complete outfit of the same level you would wear when interviewing in person. Even though they just see your upper half, dressing for the occasion is...

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What does the UK really want from their work benefits?
Feb22

What does the UK really want from their work benefits?

With the pandemic making many of us reassess our priorities, what does the UK really want from their work benefits?  Moneypenny has analysed 1000 job advertisements on Indeed.com, and surveyed 1,000 UK office workers, to reveal employers’ most commonly offered benefits, and how they line up with the workforce’s expectations, the results are as follows: The number one ‘perk’ mentioned across all Indeed job listings analysed, was a...

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10 SQL Server database developer interview questions and answers
Jan19

10 SQL Server database developer interview questions and answers

Interviewing for developer jobs with an SQL Server specialism can be daunting, but if you know what questions you’ll likely face, you can prepare to answer them in advance. Here are just 10 questions for SQL database developer interviews and the answers you need to navigate them successfully. What is deadlocking? Interviewers will want to know that you understand the things which can impact server performance, and deadlocking is a...

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Should You Get Solar Panels?
Jan17

Should You Get Solar Panels?

In recent years, we have been more aware of the impact that humans have been creating on the planet. Despite the threat of global warming and the consequences that may follow this, governments have still been reluctant to make clear changes that would help limit the impact we have on the environment. Even many members of the public are content to leave it up to the others to help the planet, as this gives them time to enjoy...

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The Many Benefits of Hybrid Working
Dec21

The Many Benefits of Hybrid Working

With a new variant emerging and urgings to work from home once more, for some it’s back to the fully remote working lifestyle for the time being – but one of the surprising things to emerge has been just how successful a hybrid working strategy has been. There have been some downsides, many workers have found it’s easy to become distracted at home, advertisements for services are plentiful like this bet365 signup code for new...

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