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The worst excuses for skipping work!

The worst excuses for skipping work!

According to a new survey, almost 80% of UK employees are guilty for having pulled a “sickie” in the last year. Surprisingly, over half of them admitted to feeling guilty for doing so, however when asked why they felt guilty the main reason was “for leaving their colleagues in theRead More

Look after your company data!

Look after your company data!

We read recently that a company employee was found guilty of breaching a court order protecting their employer’s confidential information. The particular employee sent confidential documents relating to his workplace business to his personal email account and was jailed for 6 weeks. Did you know that around 60% of employeesRead More

What makes a good friend?

What makes a good friend?

This Sunday we will be celebrating World Friendship Day as we know how important it is to have good friends in your life. Are you a good friend to your close network? What makes a good friend? We think these are some of the top 7 traits to have toRead More

The rise of the gig economy

The rise of the gig economy

It’s now estimated that approximately 5 million people in the UK are employed as gig workers (short-term contracts or freelance work). A recent study found that a whopping 90% of companies are currently using a mixture of freelance workers and employees to work on projects together. So why has theRead More

Millennials: the next generation of skilled professionals

Millennials: the next generation of skilled professionals

Companies are now starting to realise the need for millennials in their workplace- since 31% of all current employees will qualify for retirement at some point this year (revealed in a case study by the US Government Accountability Office). So, with the increase of new candidates now belonging to theRead More