April 2019

Employee handbooks are a staple of the workplace. Providing a common ground for all employees, this reference guide establishes company policies, rules and guidelines which the employer requires workers to comply with. Having a single, set-in-stone reference point makes life easier for everybody – since employees can learn and...

It’s no secret that job interviews can be daunting. From reading the job description to choosing an appropriate outfit, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to preparing for an interview – but knowing just how to prepare yourself in the right way doesn’t come easy to...

Sitting down for the best part of 8 hours can make it difficult to stay in good shape and maintain a healthy weight – not to mention the wide array of office snacks that are kindly provided by fellow colleagues. It’s not always simple to fit exercise in...

As Mother’s Day is just around the corner, we thought we’d bring some awareness to all the working mothers who are juggling a work-life balance. Trying to fit personal commitments and childcare around an 8-hour working day is no easy task – and it can be worryingly easy...

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is the Government’s new legal legislation, which companies must comply with by law. The previous data protection laws, which were enforced in the 1990s, are no longer sufficient to keep information secure across businesses, since these laws are no longer compatible with the...

Mental health issues are a common yet unavoidable issue for many individuals. The stresses and pressures that result from large amounts of responsibility take their toll on our state of mind, causing a vast range of issues – from mild stress to anxiety and/or depression. Many of these responsibilities...

To quote Richard Branson: ‘If you look after your employees, they will look after your clients’. This quotation emphasises the importance of prioritising employee wellbeing and satisfaction in the workplace. For your business to flourish as it should, employees need to become engaged with the business and the...

As an employer and business owner, it’s inevitable that you’re going to want to build a workforce that’s rich in talent and experience. Being beneficial to both you and your business, attracting talented employees will ultimately improve the creativity and quality of the work that you produce. However, it’s...

It’s widely known that teamwork allows many tasks to be completed more efficiently, and to a higher quality. Many resources are now designed with collaboration in mind (such as interactive apps), and the workplace is constantly being developed with teamwork in mind. However, in order for effective collaboration to...

In times of dispute, above all else, employee handbooks provide employers and their employees with mutual understanding. Although not required in the workplace by law, handbooks have the ability to defuse potentially difficult situations, whilst helping to prevent them. Providing employees with information that can be understood and acted...