For UK businesses that boast an annual wage bill of £3 million plus, the new 2017/18 tax year would’ve been met with the introduction of an additional ‘Employment Tax’: The Apprenticeship Levy, says Sukhy Dhillon.
Welcome to Google HQ. As the Californian sun shines down upon the Silicon Valley superstar, workers stroll along shaded walkways or hail a nearby golf buggy to carry them across the campus. The smell of gourmet cooking wafts out of windows while employees ease themselves into meditation pods and massage chairs. Beth Leslie, at Inspiring Interns, […]
I’ve read a lot in the media about how large businesses are often losing out to smaller companies when attracting and retaining top young talent, says Rashid Ajami, Campus Society. The latter appears to offer fresh and exciting opportunities that larger organisations struggle to match.
No matter the sector you’re in or the size of your business, recruitment can be a challenging task for employers. From dedicating the time to source and interview numerous candidates to determining the employability of each, some organisations run the risk of recruitment by rote thereby overlooking vital talent in the process.
Posted on 4th January 2016 in HR.
Seventy four per cent of businesses in the UK are now taking advantage of BYOD, helping to drive enterprise mobility, connectivity and productivity. Mobile phones are increasingly versatile, but the question remains whether the convenience of the BYOD approach is being harnessed correctly?
The world cup last week delivered some fantastic examples of teamwork and outstanding effort when the chips were down and the numbers are stacked against you.
Google the term ‘Corporate Culture’ and the web will return a myriad of academic articles referencing everything from ‘cumulative traits of human resource hires and their value orientation’ (I kid you not) to dress code and office set up policy. We have learned a lot about corporate cultures and the importance of valuing each one. […]
By Richard Jackson, founder of Watch My Competitor Chess was once thought to be a game of logic and creativity that only humans could master. However, in 1997 a computer managed to beat one of the world’s greatest chess players, and the standard view of human capabilities and automated capabilities was challenged. Leap forward […]
By Julian Leybourne, Founder and CEO, ICON Training Being able to adapt, change and be nimble has become increasingly important for any 21st century business, even those in more traditional or regulated sectors. It is vital to constantly look at new and improved ways to offer something that is relevant and beneficial for customers, […]
By Alessandro Porro, vice president of international at Ipswitch Twenty nations will do battle this autumn for the greatest prize in rugby union, the Webb Ellis Cup. However, a combination of the timing of the games and a trend towards device duplicity amongst staff is brewing up trouble for IT infrastructures this autumn. Group […]
By Celia Donne, Global Operations Director at Regus From a riverboat to sleeping on a construction site, business people globally report that business travel is not always plain sailing It is not all five star hotels and a life of luxury when it comes to business travel, with levels of accommodation spanning from mud […]