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Host the Best Staff Events Ever!

Host the Best Staff Events Ever!

  Whether you are a small business or a huge international company when it comes to looking after your staff it’s important to get it right. Staff entertainment, parties and conferences are key here. Whilst the overall cost may seem high the cost per head represents true value for money. These points will help you […]

Get Work-life balance right to maximise productivity

Get Work-life balance right to maximise productivity

Work-Life Balance Work-life balance – splitting your time and energy between work and other important aspects of your life – is important for employee engagement, and individuals who do not manage this balance are at risk of burnout or demotivation. However, Aon Hewitt employee engagement research suggests that work-life balance often isn’t the main driver […]

Manage Health and safety at work

Manage Health and safety at work

Health & Safety There are plenty of stories in the media along the lines of health and safety gone mad which highlight sometimes strange and petty restrictions that are supposedly put in place by various regulatory bodies. In fact, many of these often turn out to be urban myths and even the ones that are […]

Flexible Benefits for Employers?

Flexible Benefits for Employers?

Parental Leave You often hear managers or employers shouting “what, they’re off again!” but flexibility in the workplace and the way that we manage employees and the ways in which they work , if dealt with in a fair and proactive manner, can be a great benefit rather than a hindrance to organisations. There are […]

Boost Productivity by Working at Home

Boost Productivity by Working at Home

Working From Home When Yahoo! CEO, Marissa Mayer, killed the company’s popular work from home policy in late February, she did not only create controversy, but she also sparked a ferocious debate about productivity in the workplace. According to an internal memo, which was leaked to tech site All Things D, Yahoo! ordered several hundred employees, […]

How to Deal with Accidents at Work

How to Deal with Accidents at Work

Work Related Injuries Your overall safety in the workplace is your company’s responsibility and one of the first things you should be aware of is your specific company’s health and safety policy. This doesn’t just apply to employees who work in professions that have a higher risk, like warehouses, factories and engineers; a health and […]

Register for the Cycle to Work Scheme

Register for the Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme What you need to know   With the costs of public transport rising every year, many people are ditching the underground for a healthier alternative and cycling to work. For the casual cyclist, a popular option is to go down the ‘Boris Bike’ route, but those cycling regularly often prefer to […]

Benefits of HR training

Benefits of HR training

Knowledge of HR is important for employers, with increasing regulations and guidelines which must be followed. Employees are much more aware of their rights than in previous years, with significantly greater numbers of tribunals brought against employers. It is especially important that employers protect their businesses by operating a strong understanding of HR. One of […]

Top 5 ways to keep your workforce healthy

Top 5 ways to keep your workforce healthy

  There are so many benefits of keeping your workforce fit and healthy, with increased productivity and a decrease in sick days among the most important. Have a look at some ways an employer can promote a healthy workplace? Provide Free Fruit Many companies are now supplying a regular supply of fresh fruit for their […]