In Depth

How To lead Gen Z in the workplace

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Helen Day, Director of Positive Leaders and a generational researcher, has some ideas that will help when it comes to managing Gen Z in the workplace. In this post-pandemic world, leaders face several challenges in increasing engagement in the workplace. Not least is finding ways of engaging the newest generation to enter the workforce, Generation […]

Interview with Emma Bason, Director of Meetings & Events UK, Amex GBT

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 How is the meetings & events industry awakening? We sat down with Emma Bason, Director of Meetings & Events UK at American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) to talk about getting back to business and what’s unique about her company. As a Meetings and Events professional, what do you enjoy most about working in […]

Is flexible working the answer to workplace stress? 

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Matt Ephgrave, MD at Just Eat for Business, discussed the results of his company’s recent survey about stress at work. Work-related stress has skyrocketed in recent years and data suggest that a huge 17.9 million working days were lost to stress, anxiety or depression in 2019/20. This not only highlights workplace stress’ sheer scale, but […]

Employers are not supportive enough in cost-of-living crisis

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Employees are turning to their employer benefits to help mitigate the soaring cost of living and squeeze on household finances. 85% of employers agree that they have a duty to support their employees as the cost-of-living rises But, only 5% of employees feel their employer is properly supporting them through the cost-of-living crisis 83% of […]

Be happy, be connected and be in your element

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Lucy Eden, Founder of Be In Your Element, talked to us about the importance of connection to others, and to ourselves, and how that is one of the biggest challenges to our wellbeing in today’s way of living and working… Let me ask you a question. How connected are you with everything you do? How […]

PA Profile: Anita Payne, Assistant at Schroders

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Our recent PA Profile interview is with Anita Payne, Assistant at Pan European Equities at Schroders. She shares her top tips and insights from her role, and discusses the rapidly changing workplace, plus the need to look after the wellbeing of you and your team. What was your journey like into your career as a […]

PA Profile: Ashley Archer, Personal Assistant at Standard Chartered

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We asked Ashley Archer, Personal Assistant to a Finance Director at Standard Chartered, about her career journey, the challenges, highlights and why she loves her PA role 14 years in. “My name is Ashley, I’m from Essex and have worked as a PA in London for approximately 14 years. I’m a regular gym goer and […]

How to negotiate with venues for a successful event

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Liz Taylor, founder and CEO of leading event planners, the Taylor Lynn Corporation, and Liz Taylor Consultancy, has been at the forefront of the UK event planning scene for over 30 years. She shares her expert advice on negotiating with venues. Events planning can be one of the most fun and rewarding aspects of a […]

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Look Like Your Facebook Profile

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Your LinkedIn profile could be under scrutiny by potential employers at any given moment. Whether you’ve just applied for a job and an employer is digging for dirt, or one of your clients is having a browse, there’s always someone watching. And thanks to the private browsing mode, you may never be aware they were […]

Economic downturn hits new mothers harder

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Maternity leave looks set to become even more financially challenging for British women. British women only typically receive 47% of the minimum wage while on maternity leave. Yet with UK inflation hitting a 40 year high of 9%, the real-world spending power of women on maternity leave is reducing dramatically. The British Chambers of Commerce […]