The benefits of social media engagement for businesses are well-known, whether that be increasing brand awareness, learning about a target audience or facilitating intra-organisation communication. However, social media use naturally brings its dangers too.
UK organisations are currently losing £100m every year because of job-related stress, depression and anxiety. This figure could rise if remote workers are poorly managed.
When your company grows, so too do your legal obligations. For example, if you foresee your business making an annual turnover of £36m, then you’ll need to start crafting a modern slavery statement. But did you know it should still be on your radar no matter your size?
As a CEO who very publicly shed light on salaries at his own company, Charlie Mullins believes wage transparency is a must for any British business.
The long awaited Taylor Report is here. Led by Matthew Taylor (Chief executive of the Royal Society of the Arts), it was commissioned by the prime minister last October to consider how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business.
Unless you have been living in a cave, you will not have escaped the headlines of the Americanism known as the gig economy. This is now an increasingly popular way of working, especially with the millennial generation.
Those who practice humility, it seems, have an advantage. They make the most effective leaders and their staff are less of a flight risk.
We recently conducted research into UK consumer attitudes and behaviours surrounding application security and uncovered a number of alarming findings.
Ice cream chain Ben & Jerry’s won’t serve two scoops of the same flavour in Australia until same-sex marriage is made legal. Creative moves such as this has garnered the company a fabulous reputation for doing good.
We are less than one year away from the EU’s new data protection law, which begs the question of whether businesses are GDPR ready. Sarah Thompson of McGuireWoods summarises where we are now and provides some fast facts.
Everybody wants more business: More customers, more referrals, more profit. And if you don’t want more business, you want better business. But none of that will happen if there’s no trust in your brand.
Joshua Graham gives his thoughts on the short-term loan market – and how it gave rise to The Money Platform.