It’s important for small businesses to understand the impact of an ageing workforce, whilst developing and integrating practices which can increase productivity and harness the skills and knowledge that older employees bring to the table.
By the end of this year over 50 per cent of UK businesses will be implementing flexible working. That’s nearly 3m companies embracing the concept of remote employees, making office desks as we know them, obsolete.
In the last few years, we’ve seen co-working spaces grow from strength to strength. In London alone, there is estimated to be over 1,000 co-working spaces and the capital was recently cited as the leading global market in this sector.
There has been huge outcry around government changes to the business rate that kicks in next month, which chancellor Philip Hammond tried to soften in his Spring Budget.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, which takes place annually on 8 March and calls for people globally to come together and promote a more inclusive world of gender equality, it seems timely to take a step back and remember that gender diversity in the workplace is far more than just a box-ticking exercise.
Printerland.co.uk research has unveiled the four things most likely to prevent home-based staff from working – and you may have suspected them all along.
While we’re a long way off hologram-only meetings or humanoid robot supervisors patrolling office space, automation and AI are already transforming aspects of business.
The arrival of Storm Doris in the UK has caused various levels of chaos across the country, but SMEs are still taking chances with forward planning for such scenarios.
Renting premises may seem like the go-to for growing companies, but the fact of the matter is that leaders should consider buying property instead.
William Culbert, director of solutions for engineering at Bomgar explains the importance of security for SMEs when implementing remote working practices.
An uncertain economic climate has resulted in a shift in the marketplace, with companies increasingly turning towards contracting to recruit candidates – accessing the skill set without the need to add permanent staff to the payroll. There are several reasons why companies are leaning towards this model – so looked at some of the benefits of a flexible employment strategy.
Job site Indeed has revealed the top UK employers for 2016, which have been ranked based on employee reviews that cover multiple factors.