Consequently, the amount of Corporation Tax relief handed out by the government for both the SME and RDEC schemes also fell with the value claimed by innovating companies decreasing by 6 percent. In 2016-17, £3.41 billion was claimed in R&D tax credits - £230 million less than the previous year.
Published: 20 June 2019
When quizzed on the reasons they felt their workplace has made them sick in the past, the majority said that they believed this was due to lack of general hygiene in their workplace (68 percent), while 62 percent said it was due to colleagues bringing sickness into the office.
Published: 19 June 2019
Each month, we interview an HR Director for our flagship publication and now, across our online platforms, we are proud to announce a video version, in which the interviewee responds to six key questions, designed to really gain an understanding of the challenges that HR is facing
Published: 17 June 2019
Detailing which boroughs are the happiest, in top spot is Richmond where 93 percent of workers in Richmond enjoy going to work, of which 1 in 3 of those have a commute of 20 minutes or less. Workers have also named Richmond as one of the best boroughs for greenspace, pubs and coffee shops.
Published: 16 June 2019
Half of menstruators (48 percent) say there is a definite stigma against periods in their workplace. A new survey of 2,000 menstruators by CIPD training specialist DPG has revealed a significant period stigma in UK workplaces.
Published: 15 June 2019
A nationally representative poll of 2,000 people found that 83 percent of UK adults consider their workplace to be an “unpleasant” environment, with many citing uncomfortable temperatures, lack of natural light, unpleasant smells, damp and mould, poor ventilation and even vermin and insects among their complaints.
Published: 11 June 2019
A new nationwide survey of the UK workforce by leading serviced office provider, Office Space in Town, reveals that commuting is having a detrimental effect on their productivity, wellbeing, family life and social life, with over a third of respondents (36 percent) commuting for more than 90 minutes a day.
Published: 10 June 2019
Harvard Medical School in the US**** says that the reasons behind obesity are complex - from overeating high calorie foods, snacking, genetic and environmental influences - some starting in childhood. Our modern lifestyle also has an adverse effect, for example, driving not walking, lack of exercise and sedentary snacking.
Published: 9 June 2019
Basic administrative tasks are draining money from the British economy, with UK freelancers losing out on £28.1bn every year through menial jobs according to new research from Setapp, the frontier platform for Mac app subscription services
Published: 8 June 2019
A new report from Breathe, commissioned to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 reveals British workers are still uncomfortable disclosing mental health issues or burnout, as nearly a quarter (23 percent) admit they would rather take an unexplained sick day than discuss their issues with their employers.
Published: 7 June 2019