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    Top reasons Brits are going self-employed

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    With around one in seven Brits hoping to be self-employed at some point in their career, property letting agent City Breaks in Newcastle has surveyed small and medium business owners to identify why so many are attracted to the idea of becoming their own boss, with some even taking a pay cut in the process. […]

    Women more ‘naturally’ suited to leadership

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    Women in the workplace are more likely to outperform their male counterparts when in leadership positions, according to new research at the BI Norwegian Business School. Examining the personality traits of around 3,000 managers, the results revealed that female leaders regularly scored higher than men in four out of the five categories studied. Women on […]

    4 ways to welcome temporary employees

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    With temps representing over 5% of the UK workforce, and that number rising, bosses are being urged to go the extra mile to motivate and collaborate with their temporary staff. Without a ‘one size fits all’ approach to the increasingly diverse temp world, director of Argos for Business Jacqui Glenn has come up with her top […]

    Five steps to strengthening your office resolve

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    AXA PPP healthcare have released a five point plan to help SME managers and employees boost their resilience as research reveals less resilient workers are more prone to losing motivation, less likely to adapt and will have their workplace performance impaired more than other workers. Just 15% of UK workers would rate British resilience as […]

    Work incentives are driving employee motivation

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    As more companies are growing concerned with employee retention, statistics have revealed that a large number of workers are more likely to stay with a company, be better motivated and even move from another job based on the incentives on offer. Industry giants like Google have famously introduced free food, napping pods and even on-site […]

    Employees fear their age is stopping their career progression

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    The leading concern for preventing career progression in Europe is a worker’s age, according to new statistics by ADP. Above favouritism, lack of opportunities and family needs, a fifth of Europeans believe that their age is stopping their career in its tracks. Of highest concern in the Netherlands, Switzerland and United Kingdom, age concerns grow […]

    One for the boss: give your business a spring clean

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    As spring approaches and the first quarter of 2017 draws to a close, former chairman of Microsoft Europe Jan Mühlfeit is urging businesses to take time to reflect and combat problem areas as the fast-pace working world continues to shift and change. Sentiment across the business world seems to show a move away from employer […]

    Women leaders need to ‘achieve more than men’ to reach same jobs

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    Women leaders in the top British firms are three times more likely to require qualifications from a prestigious university than men in the same positions, according to new findings. The Leadership 10k report by Green Park revealed that 76% of the top FTSE 100 employees to graduate from a Russell Group university were women, indicating […]

    Working from home is young workers’ top priority

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    An investigation into working habits has revealed what encourages employee retention in younger workers. The study by ReportLinker showed that 66% of older workers strongly agreed that they were highly committed to their place of work, compared to only 40% of Millennials who somewhat agreed as statistics showed the increased likelihood of 25-34 year olds […]

    Finance fears as budget looms

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    A third of Brits between the ages of 18 and 70 are concerned their financial situation will get worse over 2017, according to new research released in the run up to this year’s budget announcement. Ran by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the survey shows that just 15% believe they’re living comfortably […]