COVID19 Discretionary Grant Fund for Small Businesses.

COVID19 Discretionary Grant Fund for Small Businesses. Earlier last week the government announced an additional discretionary grant fund for small businesses. This grant is aimed to help those businesses which have fallen between the cracks of other grant schemes. This grant mostly targets small businesses with fixed property-related costs who do not qualify for the… Continue reading

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Managers key to unlocking employee engagement

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Managers key to unlocking employee engagement   Employee engagement is key to long term success for a business. If an employer takes time to understand employees’ values and motivations it can have a revelatory effect on their team.   In the ever important Macleod report that was published in 2008 but still is highly relevant… Continue reading

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment The way we work is changing and as a result of technology, it provides businesses with a more flexible approach to working. No longer are we shackled to the desk, we can roam or work from home.   A survey gathered research from 600… Continue reading

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Employers do not want employment law changes post-Brexit

Employers do not want employment law changes post-Brexit Employers do not want major changes to employment law following Brexit, according to a report from the CIPD and law firm Lewis Silkin.   Employment Regulation in the UK: Burden or Benefit? surveyed more than 500 employers and found that 93% of businesses viewed unfair dismissal laws… Continue reading

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The 5 most wanted benefits

__     64% of UK workers believe their employers are unnecessarily spending money on benefits they don’t want, with 82% believing benefits packages are out dated and ill suited to their needs, according to research of 1,000 employees by recruiter Michael Page.   Rather than gimmicks, such as free massages, which was citied, 70%… Continue reading

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