Employment

Consumer Advice 24-01-2020

What are the Pros and Cons of Contractor Employment?

What are the Pros and Cons of Contractor Employment? A sizeable portion of the workforce in Britain is moving away from the traditional role of a fixed-term employee with a salary and benefits, and towards the more flexible freelancing role. A contractor is an individual or organisation that provides a particular service to the business […]

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Business 12-12-2019

4 Top Tips for Expanding your Business

4 Top Tips for Expanding your Business It could be that your business is growing at a much faster pace than you anticipated – and you need to make sure you have put the right measures in place to cope with this growth.  Rushing into decisions can be problematic and cause issues further down the […]

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Consumer Advice 26-11-2019

5 Business Benefits of a Strong Workplace Health and Safety Culture

5 Business Benefits of a Strong Workplace Health and Safety Culture A healthy and safe culture is desirable in every organization, and for a very good reason. Workers want to feel and be safe while in their workplaces. When the employees in your business feel that you care about their well-being, they will be willing […]

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Business 16-09-2019

How You Can Navigate Your Debts Through Bankruptcy In Scotland

How You Can Navigate Your Debts Through Bankruptcy In Scotland Bankruptcy in Scotland, refers to a legal process in which the Accountant in Bankruptcy or a court of law declares a person bankrupt. Immediately a person s declared bankrupt, his or her assets are put under the control of a trustee with the purpose of […]

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Employment 17-07-2019

Boosting Employee Morale: What Can You Do?

Boosting Employee Morale: What Can You Do? A workforce that’s demoralised is self-evidently a bad thing. A lack of morale correlates closely with poor mental health, which in turn correlates with poor productivity and absenteeism. Where the problem is systemic, a company might have trouble attracting the best talent. Workers talk, and word that your […]

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Employment 09-07-2019

Is employee turnover costing your business and your employees?

Is employee turnover costing your business and your employees? In a perfect world, employees would be unfailingly loyal, but we don’t live in a perfect world and the workplace is more competitive today than it ever has been. In such a landscape, employees coming and going is an inevitability and onboarding new employees can be […]

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Employment 24-06-2019

How to Retire When You Are Single

Being single is a growing trend, especially amongst the younger population. At the minute, only about 50% of the adult population over the age of 18 are married. This is significantly lower than the number of married couples in the 1960’s, which was between 70% and 80%. Nevertheless, being single doesn’t have to stop you […]

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Employment 30-04-2019

5 Signs Team Building Activities Could Benefit Your Employees

5 Signs Team Building Activities Could Benefit Your Employees Great teams aren’t formed overnight, and without strong leaders who can instil healthy habits and lead by example, dysfunction is bound to happen. However, even great leaders can’t control everything, and sometimes, problems can creep up under the surface. Meetings can address some of those things, […]

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Employment 09-04-2019

Dress to impress: How to create a good first impression at a job interview

Dress to impress: How to create a good first impression at a job interview An interview isn’t just about what you say. How you prepare, dress and act are important too. Here are some tips on how to create a good first impression at a job interview. Choose your outfit in advance Pick a suitable […]

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Banking 28-03-2019

The PPI Deadline and Future of Claims Companies

The PPI Deadline and Future of Claims Companies Just five months remain until the impending PPI deadline. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) set 29th August 2019 as the official cut-off date for individuals to submit PPI claims to their bank. The deadline aims to encourage people to make a claim, rather than put it off. […]

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