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[ 8 Nov 2018 | No Comment ]
Uk tenants are happier than ever

A recent report has shown that tenants in private rental property in the UK are more satisfied than ever before with their current rental accommodation. The UK housing market has been experiencing considerable changes over the past few years. We’ve witnessed an economic crash, the growth of the private rental sector and changing tax policies that have affected everyone. One key trend is the increase in renters in the UK, and recent research has shown the high quality of UK rental accommodation and widely satisfied tenants.
There are more tenants than …

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[ 6 Nov 2018 | No Comment ]

A new study has revealed how much you need to save around the world, whether you’ve been laid off or want to quit your job, to start a web-based venture
Quebec, Canada is the best city if you want to quit your job for launching an online business, requiring an individual to save £14,380, the equivalent of 4.6 months salary.
17 cities across Canada, France, Belgium, Italy, Norway, Finland and Switzerland in the index offer sufficient unemployment benefits so that if an individual was laid off from their job, they could launch …

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[ 31 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

TIME-POOR workers in law and accountancy are not doing anything to relieve stress outside of work – ironically often due to not having the time – according to new research out today.
A survey of 1,015 UK adults in employment carried out by learning marketplace, Obby.co.uk, revealed that professional services workers – such as those in accountancy and law – are the worst in the UK at actually taking the time to relieve their stress levels, with 58% admitting they do ‘little or nothing’ to manage these.
Professional services workers were closely followed by …

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[ 31 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

Whether you work in an office or work from home, did you know that your surroundings mahe a difference to how you feel? Southern Office Furniture asked over 350 employees based in the UK “How important do you think workplace design is in terms of work satisfaction and engagement?”  and you can see the results in the infographic.
The vast majority of people did think design had an effect, and that’s certainly true for me.
When I work from home, I have a desk I love, the right chair, and …

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[ 27 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

The average Brit will spend 3,507 full days hard at work during their lifetime –  including 204 days of overtime, it has emerged.
Researchers found they will also think about quitting their job 16 times a year, and will retrain for an entirely new role twice over the course of their working life.
Additionally the average worker will put in 34 hours and 26 minutes of work a week, totalling 1,791 hours a year, and 84,171 hours in the course of their career.
They will also keep their nose to the grindstone for …

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[ 23 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

As more and more women are staying in the workplace after having children – and often full time – parents are demanding greater flexibility, but dads are still being held back by old-fashioned policies and fears that their employer will react negatively to requests to work flexibly, according to two new Workingmums.co.uk surveys.
While the annual survey, sponsored by McDonald’s, shows 59% of mums say their partner doesn’t work flexibly and only 4% say their partner works part time, a survey of dads shows overwhelming demand for flexible working among men with 73% saying they are considering …

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[ 19 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

More than a quarter of British workers say they have experienced discrimination in the workplace, research has revealed.
The study found prejudice towards gender, race and age is still commonplace in UK businesses, but a youth-driven revolution could be underway to counter it.
Generation Z (under 25s) are twice as likely to believe employers should do more to promote inclusion than Baby Boomers (over 55s).
And they are twice as likely to question the status quo on equal opportunities too, according to the study, commissioned to mark National Inclusion Week.
Half of Gen-Z believe …

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[ 17 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

If you have debt problems then it’s not just your personal and homelife that can suffer – your work and long-term career plans can also be hit quite hard. Even if you don’t work in the financial sector, your reputation and trustworthiness can be diminished and some promotions or job changes may be closed to you. If you do work in the financial sector, the effects will be even more restrictive.
Money problems follow you to work
Poorly-managed debts don’t just keep you awake at night and cause rows, they affect your …

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[ 15 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

A range of innovative returner programmes have been shortlisted as part of Workingmums.co.uk‘s ninth Top Employer Awards.
The Best for Returners Award is a new award this year and celebrates the flourishing of programmes aimed at supporting those who have taken a career break back into work.
It is one of eight categories in the Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards. Twenty-nine of the most progressive employers and their representatives have been shortlisted across the categories which include SMEs, Family Support and Career Progression. The Awards will be announced at a ceremony in London …

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[ 9 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

London may lead the pack when it comes to business start-ups in Britain, but the latest research from Instant Offices reveals the UK’s other major cities are making a significant contribution to entrepreneurialism in the UK.
Instant’s Entrepreneurial Index ranks the UK’s leading cities by analysing Companies House data and comparing average population in each city with the number of businesses launched there year on year. And this year, Birmingham has stormed to the top of the league for start-ups.
Despite uncertainty around Brexit, the UK’s start-up ecosystem saw record investment growth …