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      Automation: Is it taking the human out of HR?

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      “Unfortunately robots capable of manufacturing robots do not exist. That would be the philosopher’s stone, the squaring of the circle.” Ernst Jünger, The Glass Bees (1957) ‘The Glass Bees’ is a brilliant story about a man, Captain Richard, struggling with feelings of alienation and fears of dehumanisation in a technologically advanced society. Not the first of […]

      Must-read tips for smarter venue booking

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      Booking the right venue takes careful planning. Capita Travel and Events shares its essential checklist for getting the best value every time you plan a meeting and book a venue… Be flexible with dates You could save, on average, 22% on both meetings and travel costs if you book during quieter periods. Venues can often […]

      Team Days at Go Ape, Alexandra Palace

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      Go Ape have branched out. On Saturday 7th October, Go Ape launched their newest Tree Top Adventure at Alexandra Palace. They are now taking bookings for team days out between October and November, and pre-bookings for 2018. What is it? If you’ve never experienced it before, Go Ape is a high ropes course with an adventurous […]

      The role of technology within HR leading the topics at Shift Happens

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      Technology continues to play a critical role in improving workplace processes, human resource management and overall business growth. This and the latest thinking around self-service and channel shifts will be the main topic when some of the HR and technology community’s brightest minds and leaders gather at #SHIFTHAPPENS at Ace Hotel, 100 Shoreditch High Street, […]

      13 steps to a great work-life balance

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      Do you worry about getting your work-life balance right? If so, you’re not alone – with 25 per cent of workers unhappy about it, 13 per cent working more than 49 hours a week and more than 40 per cent of employees neglecting other aspects of their life. To try to help workers address the […]

      Branded corporate gifts are the best way to say ‘Thank You!’

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      The promotional products sector is shining the spotlight on promotional merchandise’s ability to make people feel valued, with the theme of ‘Thank You!’ for this year’s Promotional Products Week (PPW) which runs from 2-6 October. A recent survey conducted by the industry’s governing body, the BPMA (British Promotional Merchandise Association), highlighted the fact that almost […]

      The 10 deadly interview sins

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      Limp handshakes, bad hygiene and flirting have all been highlighted in a list of the top 10 deadly interview sins. The list has been compiled by the team London Offices, who have revealed what will turn off a potential employer from hiring you. “Making a good first impression is vital to having a successful interview,” […]

      App of the Week: Gett

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      Gett – driven by quality   On demand mobility app Gett is the leading black taxi app that’s moving people in record numbers at the touch of a button. Bringing together the latest technology and London’s highest-rated black cab drivers, Gett offers quality of service, competitive pricing and excellent reliability. The app itself is very […]

      How much ‘down time’ do you get each day…?

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      Working mums and dads get just 48 minutes of time to themselves each day, with the majority not putting up their feet until almost 9pm each night, according to a new study. The study of 2,000 parents also revealed that eight in ten parents wish they had more spare time, and that one in ten […]

      Work-related illness costing the economy £9bn

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      Some 26 million working days are being lost due to work-related ill health, costing over £9 billion to the economy, according to research by the Health and Safety Executive. At the same time, almost half of Britain’s industry leaders do not feel enough is being done across industry to tackle the problem, with the study […]