After nearly a year of Covid-enforced hiatus, one of the country’s most established event planners, the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), has seen a renewed appetite for the booking of live events this year. Growth which has been spurred on by last week’s Government ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ announcement, and by the success of the vaccination […]
JUNE 21ST EVENTS REBOOT: Lockdown lifting brings bookings uplift for TLC
Get Headucated for Health & Wellbeing at Work Week
By Mark Newey, Founder, www.headucate.me… Health and Wellbeing at Work Week takes place on March 15-19th. Is your organisation providing enough support for employees? Perhaps you have Mental Health First Aiders in your workplace, but find there’s a missing link between them and your Employee Assistance Programmes? Are your employees calling out for more in-depth mental […]
Feeling overwhelmed? Here are 5 tips for regaining control
By Janet Alkema, Time Management Expert… I think we are all feeling a little overwhelmed right now. When will the lockdown end? When will my child go back to school? Do I want to go back to the office? A million questions, but no concrete answers. We don’t have a new routine, we hold onto […]
UK workers worried about the effect of the pandemic on their careers
Half of working adults believe the pandemic has damaged their career prospects, according to a study. A poll of 2,000 employed or recently unemployed adults found almost one in 10 believe the industry or sector in which they work has become unstable following the events of the past 12 months. Others have had their pay […]
Can employers only hire new workers who have been vaccinated?
Advice by Alan Price, CEO of BrightHR… Various companies across the UK have said they will consider only making hires if the individual has been vaccinated, prompting whether this is discriminatory. The first thing that employers should bear in mind is that getting a vaccine for Covid-19 has not been made compulsory by the Government, […]
When was the last time you left the house…?
One in five home workers aren’t going outside in daylight hours during the working week as the lockdown continues to take its toll. Being too busy to take a lunch break, poor weather and having no reason to go out means 87 per cent have had spells this winter where they haven’t set foot outside […]
Covid testing in the workplace – what do employers and employees need to know?
by Kate Palmer, HR Advice and Consultancy Director at Peninsula The Government has announced that workplace Covid testing will be offered to more companies in England, for staff who cannot work from home during the lockdown. Businesses with more than 50 employees can now access lateral flow tests, previously only firms with more than 250 staff […]
How to build a better working environment – it’s all down to attitude and flexibility
The pandemic has created challenges that businesses have never seen before. Beyond the initial financial strain many endured, the ongoing restrictions have had a lasting impact on the way the UK workforce approaches the working week. 2020 saw the vast majority of office staff work from home for long periods, which has paved the way […]
Have you experienced ageism in the workplace?
Over two fifths of older workers have experienced age discrimination at work, with the recruitment process being the worst offender, according to a workingwise.co.uk survey. The survey of more than 600 workers aged 50 and over, sponsored by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and UBS, found that 44% had experienced age discrimination at work compared to 41% […]
Are you damaging your eyes working from home?
Millions of Brits are at risk of doing long-term damage to their eyesight – as the effects of working from home through the winter are felt. Eyecare experts have warned that as natural light dwindles in the daytime, adults will be putting excess strain on their eyes. And research of 2,000 adults who are working […]