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    How to become a manager before you’re 25

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    Becoming a manager before you hit the tender age of 25 is no easy feat, however it is possible. Gemma Harding from Callcare, speaks to some young professionals who share their insights into how you can climb the managerial ladder. As of 2016, millennials became the largest generation in the workforce. In 2020, they’ll make […]

    Staff working out of hours could be violating GDPR

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    UK workers that conduct work tasks on personal mobile phones at home and on the commute could be massively violating GDPR rules. What’s more, most employees are completely unaware that they are doing anything wrong. Although 14 million people in the UK use a second mobile phone for work, 18 per cent prefer to use […]

    Are you one of the ten million people in the UK coasting at work?

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    A new survey has revealed that one-third of us – more than ten million* of the UK workforce – are ‘coasting’ at work. As many as 32 per cent of workers in the UK have admitted to ‘coasting’ while clocked-in at work and in their career, as the country battles to solve a productivity crisis which, […]

    Londoners now face the longest commute, reveals study

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    The average daily commute has increased by 18 hours compared to over a decade ago, with many workers travelling for up to 58 minutes both ways. Getting to and from work now takes five minutes longer, according to new analysis published by the TUC, which marks the annual Commute Smart Week organised by Work Wise […]

    One-third of employees are unaware that pay discrimination is illegal

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    The somewhat shocking statistics are revealed in a survey nearly 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was introduced. A study carried out by the Fawcett Society reveals that one in three men (35 per cent) and women (33 per cent) are not aware that pay discrimination in the workplace is illegal, reports HR Magazine. The research, which surveyed more […]

    Flexible working proves hardest subject to broach for employees, says study

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    British workers are least likely to ask an employer about flexible working opportunities when it comes to finding out about workplace benefits, new research has found. The research of 1,500 UK employees, which was conducted by Badenoch & Clark, found 18 per cent of employees felt uncomfortable when asking about flexible hours, despite flexible working […]

    Help prepare employees for flu season

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    About this time every year companies start to lose employees to sickness and flu. It can cause a lot of businesses problems, finding staff to cover is often time-consuming and not cheap. But, with the cold mornings and warm afternoons we are currently experiencing, there is a need to have the office heating on in […]

    Employers urged to bridge the skill gap for young employees

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    Employers must do more to stop young people missing out on work opportunities due to not having the right skills, Business in the Community (BITC) has said. BITC has found that many people who have been in employment did not learn skills at school that they feel would have been useful in their working lives. Top […]

    Top stories of the week

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    As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and keep up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. What are the big business card no-nos Business cards have been a staple to every good business person for well over a century. Like anything else, they often follow […]

    Business expenses are a ‘distant memory’, says Barclaycard

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    Getting your hands on the company credit card can be a rare sight these days, as new data has discovered that the UK workforce now spends half as much on client entertainment compared to the heyday of the 1960s, 70s and 80s. To mark the 50th anniversary of Barclaycard’s corporate credit card, the company has […]