Dr Employer: The danger of wearing high heels at work

  Last year, a PwC receptionist was sent home from work without pay for failing to wear high heels at work. Her petition led to an inquiry and parliamentary report that highlighted the unfair demands placed on women in the workplace, such as being forced to wear high...

How Candidate Feedback Can Help You Stand Out from the Crowd

  Your candidates are a vital part of your business, and knowing what they think about you can be one of the most powerful tools at a recruiter’s disposal. Collecting genuine feedback from candidates you have placed at critical touch points throughout a candidate’s...

Friday? More like LIEday! Why today is a popular day for a sickie

                  June is bound to make you think of summer, blossoming greenery, and lush warm weather. While the UK is currently disappointing us on that front, many employees are planning to welcome June with a relaxed start, by pulling a cheeky sickie. That’s...

GSOH required: Why being funny at work can help your career

              Whilst a ‘GSOH’ is a requirement most commonly found buried in a newspaper dating archive, humour can surprisingly be a strategic leadership tool. A report in the Financial Times found that leaders can harness their funny side to improve...

Bad hires become apparent in as little as TWO WEEKS

            Hiring the wrong person can be a nightmare. You’ve wasted time sourcing their CV, bringing them in for an interview, and arranging their start date. And now, you see it has all been for nothing. And, according to Robert Half UK, it can be apparent that a...

Duvet days: the growing trend among stressed out UK workers

                Recent study into ‘duvet days’ across the UK suggests that employees are feeling increasingly stressed, with 61% admitting that they have taken a ‘duvet day’ from work in order to recuperate.  61% of UK employees have taken a ‘duvet day’ to recuperate...