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A firmly established, strong company culture begins with the business’s core values. The extent to which these are practised by you and your employees is an important indicator of whether or not your company is reflective of these values. There’s a strong link between employee satisfaction and a strong...

If you’ve noticed that morale, team spirit and productivity levels have dipped in your workplace, it might be time to start thinking about ways that you can improve your employees’ engagement. It’s essential that staff are well engaged, since high levels of productivity and motivation improve overall work quality,...

Facing the fact that your career might not be giving you the same motivation and fulfilment that it used to can be difficult; particularly if it’s a job role that you enjoy. There are many reasons that an employee may begin to feel this way, and it’s when...

The early to mid-twentieth century saw men as the main source of household income – where men would engage in full-time paid work, and their wives would stay at home, carrying out the required domestic chores; from cooking and cleaning, to childcare. This was prevalent when the average...

It seems that businesses are edging further and further away from the cubicle-style, long hour working environments. An innovative idea by an 1800’s business owner saw the beginning of a shift towards more flexible working patterns – and it was discovered that this resulted in happier and more productive...

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...

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...