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My Employer Has Gone Into Administration, What Does That Mean For Me?

If your employer goes into Administration it doesn’t mean that the company automatically goes out of business. The Administration process provides a breathing space for actions to be taken to keep the company going if ...

Article by Viola Lloyd | Published: February 23, 2015

Top tips to motivate yourself and team working from home

Top tips to motivate yourself and team working from home

One of the best ways to keep yourself motivated is to create a schedule so you know exactly what time you’re starting work and what tasks need to be completed. I think it’s really important ...

Article by Ian Cowley, Managing Director - Cartridge Save | Published: March 29, 2020

Understanding what lay off and short time working means

Understanding what lay off and short time working means

Broadly speaking, laying off employees means that the employer provides employees with no work (and no pay) for a period but they remain employees.  Short-time working means providing employees with less work (and less pay) ...

Article by Clare Thomas, Solicitor - Bowcock & Pursaill | Published: March 30, 2020

Is AI the secret to solving the global talent and skill gap?

Is AI the secret to solving the global talent and skill gap?

Sourcing talent is a present and growing risk to the global economy.  By 2030, a deficit of 85.2 million workers is expected. To put it in perspective, that’s a skill deficit equal to over half of ...

Article by Oliver Muhr, CEO - Starmind | Published: March 28, 2020

How to improve home workers’ health and wellbeing

How to improve home workers’ health and wellbeing

Flexible Working Week is a great opportunity for employers to consider the health and wellbeing of employees who are working away from the office. Contributor Brian Hall, Chief Operating Officer - BHSF The number of people ...

Article by Brian Hall | Published: March 29, 2019

Top homeworking tips from a veteran homeworker

Top homeworking tips from a veteran homeworker

I may have 20 years of home working experience but I recognise for many this is the exception rather than the rule. Here are some very practical tips I have found help in making it ...

Article by Dominic Irvine, Epiphanies LLP | Published: March 26, 2020

Equal opportunity for men and women: where do we start?

Equal opportunity for men and women: where do we start?

In recent years businesses have made a lot of progress in closing the gender gap. Women now account for about 40 per cent of the total global workforce and are taking more leadership positions. There ...

Article by Press Release | Published: December 20, 2017

The Benefits of introducing Flexible Working

The Benefits of introducing Flexible Working

A recent study carried out by Investors in People revealed that 31% of employees polled would rather avail of flexible working arrangements, such as working from home, rather than take a pay rise. Flexible working ...

Article by Jimmy English | Published: March 2, 2018

Managing A Remote Workforce on Global Scale During Coronavirus

Managing A Remote Workforce on Global Scale During Coronavirus

COVID-19 - for the first time we see how truly connected every country is, and how possible it is for most employed persons to be sent home to work remotely. It raises the question then whether ...

Article by Sherisa Rajah and Wesley Fletcher, Attorneys - Fasken | Published: March 27, 2020

Holiday pay rights for temporary workers

Holiday pay rights for temporary workers

By the end of 2016, the Office for National Statistics reported an eight per-cent increase in the number of temporary workers in the UK, bringing the total up to 850,000. Many temporary workers don’t know ...

Article by Claire Leigh | Published: February 2, 2018