With the evenings getting darker and summer holidays now a distant memory, now is the time to ramp up your business and staff, preventing a slump and encouraging retention, warns LinkedIn.
A study has found most Brits don’t use all their annual leave, which has resulted in a pop-up beach fused with virtual reality to launch in a London Underground station.
Holidays are a time to recharge, have fun and spend time with friends and family. Taking time out of work provides the perfect chance to switch off from the day-to-day routine which is often exhausting for anyone running a small business. However, for many SME owners it is not easy to switch off completely.
School’s almost out, the weather has cheered up and your employees can’t wait to get away from the office. Staff engagement is at its lowest during the summer, more than any other time of year, as staff look forward to their holidays or generally resent being stuck indoors while the sun is out – there are ways to manage this, however.
Annual leave is a right of every employee in the UK, but each year one in three of us fails to take our full allocation. Here are four reasons to encourage everyone in your business to take their holidays.
For many HR departments, December and managing the Christmas holidays period can turn into a nightmare.
Many UK workers are counting down to the last bank holiday of the summer on 31 August. However, entrepreneurs will stay switched on as 32 per cent of small business owners will work during the period, according to Sage One, which is encouraging them to embrace the “workation”.
The Easter half term is underway, but as thousands of British families take time off to spend with their children, a third of working parents admit the holiday is likely to be interrupted by their jobs.