The Future Of Automation For Your Business And How You Can Achieve It
Jul23

The Future Of Automation For Your Business And How You Can Achieve It

Automation within your business can help boost sale numbers, job satisfaction and productivity in general. There’s really no reason why your business shouldn’t be looking into these innovative game changing methods. Here’s what you need to know. Defining AutomationAutomation can be defined as a technique, method, system or software application being used to automate certain business processes, so employees have more time free. There...

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How to Talk to Work About Your Mental Health
Jul22

How to Talk to Work About Your Mental Health

By Kirsty Lilley, Mental Health Expert at CABA, the wellbeing charity After living through a pandemic, it’s safe to say that many of us are in a very different place mentally than pre-Covid. The impact of lockdowns, long-lasting uncertainty and isolation has taken its toll on vast numbers of us. Studies have shown that those who experienced mental health conditions before the pandemic struck are likely to have found things increasing...

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Protect your Company’s Website Legally with These 6 Important Steps
Jul22

Protect your Company’s Website Legally with These 6 Important Steps

Building and making your website live is similar to unlocking the doors of a brick-and-mortar store. But don’t let that lull you into sluggishness; otherwise, your business may end up ignoring some legal website issues. The legal aspect may not be the first thing on your radar when building a website.  This makes protecting your website legally a daunting task. But, with cybercriminals being invisible and extremely fast,...

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”Staff consumed by admin” is biggest human capital management tech challenge
Jul22

”Staff consumed by admin” is biggest human capital management tech challenge

Nearly one in four IT decision-makers at large organisations (24%) rank ‘staff consumed by administrative tasks’ among the biggest challenges they face in managing their human capital management (HCM)/ enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems today, with one in five (20%) citing ‘lack of skilled support and resources’ and 19% highlighting a ‘lack of workforce/performance management technology’. These were among the headline findings...

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Future of work: What job roles will look like in 5 years time
Jul22

Future of work: What job roles will look like in 5 years time

Children of today are preparing for jobs that don’t exist yet- using technologies that haven’t yet been invented due to the continuing fast-paced digital and technological advancements.  With this in mind, Jellyfish Training have collated a mix of the most exciting futuristic job roles which, according to various industry experts, we can expect to see in the next 5-10 years. You can see the full article here:...

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Seven quick and small office updates to ensure staff are happy, healthy and productive
Jul22

Seven quick and small office updates to ensure staff are happy, healthy and productive

As we prepare for things to start resembling normality from the 19th July, many staff will be returning to their office space, some for the first time in over 18 months. However, many staff are still feeling uncomfortable about this return, with 60% of office workers claiming that they are worried about going back to the office before everyone is vaccinated.1 If you want your staff to come back to the office, the next month is...

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Only 3 in 10 donations make it to the shelves. Charity shop treasure…or just trash?
Jul22

Only 3 in 10 donations make it to the shelves. Charity shop treasure…or just trash?

Is your donation worth a fortune, or is it costing charities to get rid of your rubbish? Donating unwanted items to charity is a great way to support well-deserved causes while having a clear out, but is your unloved junk even making it to the shop floor? The trash experts at BusinessWaste.co.uk have estimated less than a third of donations make it to the shelves in local charity shops after staff have picked through the...

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Workplace Experts rethinks every element of its projects for a Sustainable Future
Jul22

Workplace Experts rethinks every element of its projects for a Sustainable Future

BW has set itself a target to achieve net zero carbon by 2030 BW: Workplace Experts has set itself the target to achieve net zero carbon by 2030. As part of this, it has formed several key alliances with innovative and sustainable organisations that will support this endeavour. Sustainability and the mission to achieve net zero has never been higher on the agenda, which is why BW: Workplace Experts has been implementing a series of...

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Beat the Heat: Five tips on how to stay cool when working from home!
Jul22

Beat the Heat: Five tips on how to stay cool when working from home!

The UK recorded the hottest day of the year so far as temperatures exceeded 30C in across the nation and Google searches for fans in the UK since last week have increased by a whopping 669%! As much as this weather is truly appreciated by Brits, a lot of us are still working from home without the joy of the office air-conditioning. To help, tech experts at Fasthosts.com have revealed some necessary precautions to help you keep cool...

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Office workers looking forward to face-to-face interaction as restrictions lift
Jul22

Office workers looking forward to face-to-face interaction as restrictions lift

FACE to face meetings and workplace chatter are what most people are looking forward to on a return to the office – according to a survey by Peterborough-based Anne Corder Recruitment. Almost half of people who responded to the recruitment firm’s LinkedIn poll said being with others in person were among the things they had missed most in recent months while working from home. Topping the list of things to look forward to are face to...

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Five ways to keep remote workers engaged with your business events
Jul22

Five ways to keep remote workers engaged with your business events

With 91,3651 remote job vacancies currently live in the UK, it’s clear the past 12 months have changed the traditional staff set up. But how can businesses ensure their remote staff are engaged with business events and feel part of the team? Experts from events specialists, AYRE Event Solutions share their top tips and considerations for business leaders who have recently hired or are currently hiring remote staff on how to maintain...

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Post ‘Freedom Day’ – masks or no masks?
Jul22

Post ‘Freedom Day’ – masks or no masks?

Six tips to consider when developing a face mask policy post ‘Freedom Day’  Leading law firm, Howes Percival, is urging organisations to review their policy in respect of face coverings post ‘Freedom Day’ and clearly communicate their approach to staff and customers.  From 19 July 2021, dubbed ‘Freedom Day’, the legal requirement to wear a face covering in England will cease.   Although there will...

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Getting it right from the inside out
Jul22

Getting it right from the inside out

Often cited as a democratic, edgy and creative place to work, BrewDog has recently fallen foul of the barbed wrath of online reviewers. An open letter to CEO James Watt, signed by 60 former members of staff, suggests that a toxic culture exists behind the scenes, and has undone years of reputation building in a single post. While BrewDog may dispute the allegations made in this letter, it does highlight how important it is for...

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Office envy: Some of the most inspirational flexible office spaces in Europe
Jul22

Office envy: Some of the most inspirational flexible office spaces in Europe

As workplaces begin to reopen, many of us are looking forward to getting back into the office to see co-workers and be back in a creative, collaborative space.  However, staff expectations have changed during the pandemic and, with more pressure on offices to be designed to fit into the modern workforce, flexible office specialist, Workthere, has curated a list of some of the most inspirational flexible office...

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Encouragement from schools is the biggest motivator in choosing a career in tech
Jul22

Encouragement from schools is the biggest motivator in choosing a career in tech

With many students now approaching their graduation at the end of the school term, recent research has found that the most significant motivator for career direction among 18-24-year-olds is being encouraged by their school or college. The report, by global emerging talent and reskill provider, mthree, found that more than a third of students (37%) attribute their career decisions, such as pursuing a career in technology, to...

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