Zero-hours contracts have become a controversial topic, often associated with workplace abuse. While this isn’t always the case, research has called for bosses to take staff mental health into account.
Becoming an entrepreneur and setting up shop on your own needn’t mean sacrificing your personal life, despite what SME owners seem to think.
France drew attention at the start of the year with its right to disconnect law, which, by its title, suggests all employees have the legal right to switch off from their jobs when they leave work for the day, or are on holiday.
Oft-cited startup hubs, apart from Silicon Valley, include London and Berlin. But a new community has blossomed somewhere colder: Nordic countries Sweden, Denmark and Finland are quickly becoming “best in class”.
When it comes to the trend of working remotely, being at home is not necessarily the location that UK employees favour.
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.
William Culbert, director of solutions for engineering at Bomgar explains the importance of security for SMEs when implementing remote working practices.
The UK’s working fathers are prepared to sideline their careers for improved work-life balance and family time, the 2017 Modern Families Index has revealed.
It’s one of the most controversial routes to enterprise and entrepreneurship. And in most instances, the stereotypes people hold about network marketing become true.
Though the UK may have experienced a belated and unexpected heatwave, the summer holidays have come to an unwelcome end. Children are back at school, you can’t get a seat on the train and people have returned to work, slightly sunburnt and downcast with a case of holiday blues.
In order to create a better work-life balance and generate more time to spend with family, 38 per cent of British millennial mothers have revealed they plan to start a business.