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Will working from home become the new norm?

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Policies & Procedures

Remote working has been a hot topic over the past few years and with the current coronavirus pandemic, it looks like many businesses have now had no choice but to look for ways in how employees can work from home.

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Work effectively from home by "zoning"

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

If you are now in the stage of working from home, you may be having to evolve into this physical and emotional space, acclimatising to this new style of working.

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Good Work Plan legislation is coming into effect - is your business ready?

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Employment Legislation, Policies & Procedures

This month, we have a guest blog from Emma Harvey from Candid HR on the Good Work Plan, which is coming into effect in April 2020. Candid HR are offering advice to business owners about key legislation.

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Attitude versus skill: how to find the right balance when recruiting?

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

In an ideal world, you would employ people with all the necessary qualifications and experience, as well as all the desired personal attributes.

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Recruiting in a Candidate Shortage Market

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

In recent years, many companies have been finding it difficult to fill roles due to a shortage of quality candidates. In some sectors, this is because of a skills shortage, while in others, it is down to the changing demands of employees.

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Are you creating a positive company culture?

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers

One of the biggest reasons that employees leave a company is poor management. If you want to retain your most talented employees, then you must create a great culture, and this has to start from the top.

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Are your employees stressed?

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

Stress-related absences are becoming increasingly prevalent in all industries, and although many organisations are putting measures in place to address this, there is still a long way to go.

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Guest Blog: Are you investing in your people?

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers

Although UK employment is at a relatively high rate, Gallup’s 2017 state of the global work place survey shows that only 11% of UK employees are engaged.

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What do today’s workforce want from an employer?

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers

The expectations of today’s workforce are a million miles away from what they were 100 years ago, and even from what they were 20 years ago. A decent salary and a good pension are no longer enough to keep people in the same job for 50 years. While financial remuneration is still an incentive for some, most people want something more.

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Meet our Team: Melissa Stewart

by Keeley Edge

/ Company News

As part of our ten-year anniversary celebrations, we wanted to give you the opportunity to get to know us a little better. This week, we’re getting to know recruitment specialist, Melissa Stewart.

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