Improving the efficiency of online meetings

Improving the efficiency of online meetings

With the pandemic altering the face of work forever, virtual meetings have become the new norm. However, many businesses have struggled with the effectiveness of these, as well as knowing how best to navigate them. As the world continues to change, what can employers...
Hybrid working: How employers can help younger workers

Hybrid working: How employers can help younger workers

Starting a new job is exciting, but it can also be a nerve-wracking experience, especially for young people starting out in their careers. That experience has arguably been made even trickier by the rise of home and hybrid working in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....
Ramadan: How to support employees

Ramadan: How to support employees

Last weekend saw the beginning of Ramadan, a month-long celebration observed by Muslims worldwide. For many employees, this means balancing religious commitments with work, alongside fasting. Will employees who are fasting still come to work? Yes, employees will...
End of Covid measures: How should employers act?

End of Covid measures: How should employers act?

From 1 April, free Covid testing comes to an end in England as the last step of the Government’s ‘Living with Covid’ plan. However, employers should still be conscious of keeping their staff safe. So, how should testing and isolating be handled from here on out?...
Holiday entitlement: What employers should know

Holiday entitlement: What employers should know

As Easter approaches, and with all Covid travel restrictions scrapped across the UK, employers may be considering what holiday their workers are entitled to. Legally, most full-time workers are permitted 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday (‘statutory annual...
Spring Statement 2022: What employers need to know

Spring Statement 2022: What employers need to know

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced his Spring Statement yesterday, introducing a national insurance threshold rise and cut to income tax. So, what does it mean? As of July, the income at which employees will pay national insurance contributions (NICs) will...
Creating a neurodiverse workplace

Creating a neurodiverse workplace

Neurodiversity in Business (NiB) has been launched to support neurodiverse employees in the workplace. The new industry forum was introduced at the Houses of Parliament, at the start of Neurodiversity Celebration Week, to improve workplace inclusion of the...
Global Recycling Day: Tips for recycling at work

Global Recycling Day: Tips for recycling at work

Today is Global Recycling Day, a chance to recognise and celebrate the importance recycling plays in working towards a more sustainable planet. As people return to work across the country, now is the perfect time for employers to review their recycling methods and...