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[ 14 Aug 2017 | No Comment ]

Giving up work to look after your new baby can be both very rewarding and very challenging. SO how do you find the right balance? Yuliana Topazly from BuddyWith has some advice on how to make the transition from intellectually engaged career woman to full time mum:
1. Join supportive communities of fellow parents. These can be virtual or physical. It is important to be in touch, talk about your challenges, share experiences, listen to other people going through the same journey as you. By connecting with others, you will know …

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[ 2 Aug 2017 | No Comment ]

It might just be a case of ‘the grass is greener on the other side’, but according to a new survey from furniture@work,  66% of people surveyed would prefer to work from home. I’ve worked mainly from home for the last fifteen years, and it’s not all roses, but I can empathise with some of the issues that the survey found. 38% of those surveyed said the most annoying thing about working in an office is “too many distractions”, 17% specified their colleagues, 14% the workload  and 14%  the temperature! …

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[ 2 Aug 2017 | No Comment ]

Is your bank doing it’s job? As the owner of an SME or microbusiness it often seems like the bank is looking after its own needs first, and new research from Tide, the mobile-first business banking service backs that up. Here are the top five reasons that they feel high street banks aren’t suitable for the needs of today’s small businesses.

Setting up a business account is confusing and time consuming: High street banks request endless documents to SMEs before they can start sending and receiving money. If providing proof of …

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[ 31 Jul 2017 | No Comment ]

Up to one in three of the workforce are now in precarious employment – defined as those in the gig economy, on zero or short hours contracts, temporary workers, the underemployed and those at risk of bogus self-employment, according to a new survey for the GMB. Precarious work impacts on the individual worker, their family and on the Treasury.
The poll found:

61% suffered stress or anxiety as a result of their current job
61% have been to work while unwell for fear of not being paid, losing their job or missing out …

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[ 21 Jul 2017 | No Comment ]

First4lawyers say fathers in the UK are not getting enough paid time with their newborn babies, and that 10 working days off is not enough.
Currently, new full-time working fathers in the UK receive two working weeks (10 days) paternity leave with their new-born child at 80% pay. As soon as the two weeks are over, fathers are sent straight back to work.
Shared parental leave was introduced in the UK in 2015 giving parents the right to split up to 52 weeks between them. However, research shows that just 1% of …

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[ 19 Jul 2017 | No Comment ]

New research conducted by RateSetter Business Finance has revealed that only 10% of women business leaders believe that leaving the EU will be positive for their business. This contrasts to the fact that twice the number (21%) of male business owners have an optimistic outlook about Brexit.
Commenting on the findings, Paul Marston, Managing Director of RateSetter Commercial Finance, said: “Overall, it is clear that small business leaders are not at all optimistic about the impact of Brexit, but we were rather surprised to find such a difference between the views …

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[ 19 Jul 2017 | No Comment ]

Medication is a marvellous thing, life-giving in some cases, pain or symptom-relieving in many others. However, managing medication can be difficult, and it’s important to get it right, especially if a few medications have been prescribed together.
Medications taken incorrectly can lead to further medical problems, with dizziness, confusion and depression just a few of the symptoms that could be experienced when a mistake is made. So, keeping track of medication is crucial, so you can be assured the right amount has been taken at the right time, and that’s not …

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[ 17 Jul 2017 | No Comment ]

The latest YouGov research reveals 52% of regular takeaway hot drink consumers, those that buy at least four or more drinks a week, dispose of their cup at work. Underpinned by insight into consumer coffee cup disposal habits, Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, is rolling out its national coffee cup solution to make cup recycling possible in offices across the UK.
With 84% of takeaway hot drink consumers still using disposable cups, Veolia’s coffee cup solution aims to collect takeaway cups as soon as the consumer has finished …

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[ 14 Jul 2017 | One Comment ]

So, wake up and smell the roses!
Is doing the same old, same old this year driving you insane? If so, chances are your job’s just not cutting it anymore and it’s time for a change. Well, wake up and smell the roses, there’s a whole new world of joy in your job to be found, if you just know where to start…
Why not make 2017 the year you dig yourself out of that work rut and make those changes you’ve been putting off ‘til later? OK, so it may sound …

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[ 12 Jul 2017 | No Comment ]

The Prime Minister’s independent reviewer on modern employment practices, Matthew Taylor, has published his 7 principles to achieve “good quality work for all”. In a central London speech, alongside the Prime Minister and Business Secretary Greg Clark, Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the Royal Society of Arts, set out his blueprint for a UK economy that truly works for everyone, creating more skilled, well-paid jobs to boost the nation’s earning power and productivity.
Matthew Taylor, who was commissioned last year by the Prime Minister to carry out this review called for …