The Illness Effect: Unravelling the Impact of Long-Term Sickness on the UK Economy

The Illness Effect: Unravelling the Impact of Long-Term Sickness on the UK Economy

The Illness Effect: Unravelling the Impact of Long-Term Sickness on the UK Economy Is long term sickness damaging the UK economy? Workplace sickness can have a significant impact on the overall productivity and well-being of employees, as well as on the economy of a country. In the United Kingdom, long term sickness has become a […]

Maximising your Recruiting and Retaining Strategy to Staff Your Business

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The Growing Prevalence of Quiet Firing in the UK Why Focus on Employee Recruiting? As a business owner, recruiting and retaining staff can be one of the most challenging aspects of running the business. Recruiting and retaining quality employees is a necessary part of any successful business, but it can be difficult to find the […]

The Growing Prevalence of Quiet Firing in the UK

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The Growing Prevalence of Quiet Firing in the UK What is Quiet Firing? The UK’s labour market is facing a new wave of change as employers increasingly opt for quiet firing. Quiet firing is a new way for employers to end the employment of a worker by simply not renewing the contract without any explanation […]

Exploring the Intersection of National Careers Week and Employment Law

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Exploring National Careers Week and Employment Law How Can Employers Prepare for National Careers Week? National Careers Week is an important annual event that helps to inspire and inform young people about the world of work. This year’s event should be no exception, and it is essential to ensure that all activities are compliant with […]

Everything You Need to Know About UK Trade Unions: An Essential Guide

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A Guide to understanding employment law during a recession What is a UK trade union? The UK is home to a rich history of trade unionism, with unions playing an important role in workplace rights, labour negotiations, and wages for over a century. In recent years, the trade union movement in the UK has been […]

A Guide to Understanding Employment Law During a Recession

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A Guide to understanding employment law during a recession Begin your understanding of employment law Employment law is an important area of legal protection for workers in any economic climate. But, during a recession, when businesses are facing financial difficulties, it’s even more important for employees to be aware of their rights and how to […]

A gender pay gap guide to your rise as an employee

A gender pay gap guide to your rise as an employee

A gender pay gap guide to your rise as an employee Does the UK gender pay gap still exist? According to the ONS (Office for National Statistics), in 2021, the gender pay gap rose from 14.9% to 15.4%. The pandemic has clearly had a part to play in the widening gap between male and female […]

The terrifying truth about a verbal contract in the UK

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The terrifying truth about a verbal contract in the UK Is a verbal contract legal in the UK Many of us will have heard of the nightmares that can often come hand in hand with verbal contracts. Seemingly harmless when they are first agreed upon, verbal contracts often become an issue when parties fall out, […]

Our top 8 tips for creating a neurodiverse workplace

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Our top 8 tips for creating a neurodiverse workplace What do we mean by a neurodiverse workplace? You may have heard the terms neurodiversity and neurodiverse more often recently, but are you aware of what they mean? Being neurodiverse is the idea that there is no one way to experience and interact with the world. […]

Travel disruption – where do you stand as an employee if you are late for work?

Travel disruption

Rail strikes and travel disruption across the UK Rail strikes and travel disruption across the UK are hitting commuters and employers hard. Employees are facing delays, cancellations and lengthy queues to get to work.  It’s estimated that a single strike day costs the UK economy up to £100 million in lost productivity, with the total […]