How to change staff learning habits for the better

  According to a recent poll conducted by ShiftELearning, a massive 74% of workers felt that they could benefit from frequent and regular professional training. In the same report, 56% of HR Managers considered continuous training and development to be an...

Four-day week trial reports huge productivity boost

The founder of a firm that has switched to a four-day week claims that productivity has shot up by a staggering 20% whilst also improving staff wellbeing. The Guardian reports that Perpetual Guardian (no link between the firms, despite the name similarities) switched...

Rudest workplace behaviours revealed

    Eight in ten have directly experienced rudeness in the workplace, with 54% of employees citing being sworn at as the rudest form of behaviour, according to new research from Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS). Being reprimanded in front of your peers...

10 most in demand roles in 2019

Analysts, accountants and digital marketing specialists top a list of in-demand roles in 2019, according to a national study.   The 2019 Salary Guide indicates that employers are intent on navigating an increasingly digitised business landscape and a shortage of...

Why is January the worst month for staff absences?

  January is the month with the highest number of sick days taken by employees in the UK, with coughs and colds, musculoskeletal problems and mental health issues being largely to blame. Research from CharlieHR found that the number of employees taking sick days...