By Toyah Marshall, principal employment law adviser, and Charles Spencer, principal health & safety consultant at Ellis Whittam Despite previous negative perceptions, the ability to work remotely has proven to be a blessing for many employers who would otherwise have had to put operations on pause during the current pandemic. Although initially borne out of necessity, happier […]
Posted on 3rd July 2020 in People.
By Johnathan Ransom, co-founder of Square Mile Farms Even before the coronavirus swept around the world, employers were beginning to take a role in employees’ health and wellbeing. It started with big tech employers, like Google and Facebook, which transformed their offices into fun campuses filled with table tennis tables, yoga studios and candy […]
Posted on 2nd July 2020 in People.
By Scott Mason, head of strategy, StormBrands. What does the future hold for global brands? For most of our lifetimes, increasing globalisation has been the prevailing trend. We hop on an aeroplane, communicate via email, eat strawberries in December. The pandemic, however, has thrown into sharp relief the rise in geocentric consumer thinking. So what […]
Posted on 19th May 2020 in Marketing.
By Sam Hill, Head of People and Culture at BizSpace Maintaining a strong company culture is one of the greatest challenges faced by remote teams. In an office environment, the company’s goals, values and personality can be communicated effectively through huddles and group activities that involve everyone, but with your team working from home, this […]
By Andy Shettle, Chief Product Officer of ER Tracker at Selenity As employees settle into a new way of working, shifting tasks online and logging into video calls, they are also looking to their Human Resource (HR) teams to help them through this very stressful time. With widespread homeworking sweeping the country, the Advisory, Conciliation and […]