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The rise of guilty vacation syndrome

Two thirds of working Brits have experienced ‘guilty vacation syndrome’ - the nagging urge to cancel or delay vacation due to guilt, new research commissioned by Perkbox, Europe’s fastest growing employee experience platform, has found

Contributor: Chieu Cao | Published: 29 August 2019

Nine-in-ten e-commerce startups end in failure within 120 days

Gareth Hoyle, managing director at Marketingsignals.com comments: “It’s clear to see that having an online presence and being visible on search engines is a key area e-commerce startups need to focus on to ensure they succeed.

Contributor: Gareth Hoyle | Published: 28 August 2019

jobs

Top Universities cities rent 25 percent prices in Student Cities

With supply in Oxford and Cambridge in particularly constrained, house prices look set to continue to rise, which may stifle economic growth as talent finds it more difficult to remain in the cities post-degree, despite the burgeoning science & tech sectors currently spinning out billions of pounds of AI start-ups in the area.

Contributor: Patrick McMahon | Published: 25 August 2019

2019

Most of this year’s IPOs will have lost investors money in five years

“We avoid them not because we don’t believe in their business models or their growth potential, but because of a combination of the valuations of these businesses in relation to the risks involved as well as the fact many have never made a profit.

Contributor: Chris Andrews & David Simons | Published: 22 August 2019

same-sex

One-in-three in FTSE 100 don’t mention LGBT+ in annual reports

Annual reports are an important indication of the wider issues and initiatives that large companies see as a priority. Of the annual reports analysed; GSK, Barclays and Pearson outperformed the other FTSE 100 companies when it came to representing LGBT+ diversity and inclusion

Contributor: Suki Sandhu | Published: 20 August 2019

inflation

Sterling teeters, is UK about to grind to a halt?

Hours after the PMI data confirmed that British manufacturers are cutting production at the fastest rate since 2012, the Bank has once again balked at the chance to stimulate the UK’s Brexit-addled economy with a rate cut.

Contributor: David Lamb | Published: 19 August 2019

costs

NHS Long Term Plan applauded, but there are caveats

“We all support the vision of the NHS Long Term Plan but the ambitions of the plan will in part rest or fall on whether local health and care organisations are given the freedoms they need to work together to provide the best services to patients

Contributor: Nick Ville | Published: 18 August 2019

culture

Most parents never check their children’s devices

More than 60 percent (61 percent) of parents have never checked their child's devices, such as smartphones, ipads and gaming consoles. Over a third of fathers agreed that children were safer with a mobile phone rather than having no way to contact them.

Contributor: Alexandra Berger | Published: 15 August 2019

One in four HR professionals left out of the boardroom

One in four HR professionals surveyed by Reed HR, said that their companies did not involve them in key strategic business decisions. This is a concern as those asked also said that the HR sector is going through major changes

Contributor: Chris Adcock | Published: 14 August 2019

skills

Government policy fails almost one million temporary workers

Temporary workers, whether they choose to work this way for the flexibility benefits it brings or because they are temping while looking for a permanent role, will often benefit more from investment than managers and senior staff, who are more able to access training under the current system. 

Contributor: Neil Carberry | Published: 12 August 2019