As working from home becomes the new normal for office workers UK-wide, virtual meetings are quickly becoming an essential way to communicate with customers and staff.
By Anna Taylor, principal consultant, and Anna Lane, senior business consultant at Entec Si In response to Government guidance for businesses during the coronavirus crisis, many employers have introduced remote working arrangements. As well as safeguarding their workforce, a flexible working setup can help organisations to maintain continuity and avoid any negative impacts on their bottom line.
In order to equip staff to deal with workplace stress, high anxiety and overwhelm, it is crucial they are aware of how burnout can happen and the signs to look out for.
By Emma Gaywood, principal HR assistant at VHR Global Technical Recruitment With the cost of recruiting one employee costing business owners an average of £30,000, retention is crucial for small businesses to grow and succeed. Here are four ways business leaders can increase employee engagement at a low cost to permanently improve retention.
Posted on 25th March 2020 in People.
Social distancing doesn’t mean that managers, business owners and entrepreneurs cannot or should not stay connected.
By Neil Hammerton, CEO and co-founder of Natterbox The “work from anywhere” concept was set to become a reality for many organisations over the next decade, but due to the current global health crisis, the speed in which businesses roll out virtual offices has had to increase significantly.
In response to the UK Government advice to employers on COVID -19, and schools nationwide closing from Monday, the majority of the UK’s SME workforce are currently working from home, some for the first time.