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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Half of UK employers will be affected by National Living Wage

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More than half of all employers (54%) say the new National Living Wage (NLW) will have an effect on their wage bill, with three in 10 of those organisations affected by the new higher wage floor planning to raise productivity in response. This is according to a new survey published today by the CIPD, the […]

Workplace wellness is crucial to protecting bottom line

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British companies are losing on average 23.5 days of productive time per employee each year as staff take time off sick and underperform in the office as a result of ill-health. This is equivalent to each worker losing more than an entire working month of productive time annually. When translated into monetary terms, unhealthy lifestyles […]

1 in 4 less motivated at Christmas

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New research from Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services reveals the festive season leaves one in four employees feeling less motivated than any other time of year. When asked at what time of year individuals feel least motivated in the workplace, Christmas was highlighted as the most prevalent time for employees to be in the doldrums, […]

Majority of Brits claim to be tech-savvy but cling to old-fashioned job hunting habits

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Jobseekers are not taking advantage of technology when it comes to applying for jobs, which is preventing companies saving time and money when recruiting.   Three in four (78%) Brits describe themselves as ‘tech-savvy’– adopters and users of all things digital. However, this tech-enthusiasm has not crossed into the world of job-seeking, with just 15% […]