New plans state UK companies must reveal gender pay gap

From 2018, organisations with over 250 people will have to reveal their gender pay gap. Bonuses, which are suspected to be a big factor of gender pay inequality, will also be included in the listings. Estimates from the Office for National Statistics suggests the pay gap currently stands at 19.2% for full- and part-time UK… Continue reading

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Morning motivation – 10 top tips for getting you out of bed in the morning

Getting out of bed is never particularly easy, especially in these colder months. You may often find that you have to drag, bully or even bribe yourself out of bed in the morning ahead of commuting into work. Here’s our list of 10 ways that you can make getting out of bed in the morning… Continue reading

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National minimum wage: sleeping on the job?

There is little clarity on whether employers should pay staff the national minimum wage for overnight shifts and decisions tend to be highly case specific. Chloe Ricciardi and Stephen Jefferson consider recent case law. The question of whether employees should be paid the national minimum wage (NMW) for “sleep-ins” has caused difficulty in recent years.… Continue reading

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Making Work, Work Better – By Darren McLeod from Agent Marketing

So much to do and so little time. We’ve all said it. We’ve all gazed at the blurred scribbles of a never ending to-do list, wondering where to start and where it will ever finish. We all work to deadlines and sometimes it’s a struggle to find the time to get them done. Increasingly, we… Continue reading

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10 secret, simple tips to improve employee engagement – By Elisabeth Chandler

10 secret, simple tips to improve employee

It goes without saying that by creating an engaged workforce leads directly to higher profitability, increased customer satisfaction and reduced turnover, however, the approach some businesses have been taking recently to improve engagement have not always generated the results they may have hoping for. A number of companies spend thousands of pounds every year on… Continue reading

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