Analysis from the TUC and the Action for Rail campaign have found that fares have rocketed by 25% over the past six years, while average weekly earnings have only seen a 12% rise.
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ll no doubt be familiar with the latest digital trend to be sweeping the world.
Yesterday in the House of Commons, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, gave an update on the work of his department since the UK voted to leave the EU.
If you’re the skeptical type, it wouldn’t be too difficult to find a plethora of reasons to feel negative at the moment.
Most of us are pretty familiar with so-called ‘cake culture’ in the workplace.
In business there is a real buzz when you land a new client. The endorphin rush is a shot in the arm, fuelling motivation and confidence.
I’ve been doing a lot of driving this year, much of it in long stretches of 50 mph limits on various motorways across the country.
It’s surprising how accurate a description of your workforce can be given through an analogy with horses, by separating them into these 4 categories.
One of the challenges of employing people is keeping on top of all the paperwork - contracts of employment; holiday request forms; training records; sickness documents; bank details; appraisal
We occasionally come across a client who seems unable or unwilling to give us all the information we need to advise them correctly.
Some years ago, I had a client in manufacturing who operated an extremely stringent sickness absence policy. There was no company sick pay and the sickness absence policy provided for just 4 incidences of sickness absence before an employee would lose their job for unacceptable attendance.