Why Flexible Working Might Work for You

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In a world that is embracing technology, and where businesses need to adapt to stay competitive, flexible working might be the tool you need to stay ahead of the competition.

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How Employee Benefits Can Benefit You

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How do you attract and train the very best employees? Think of them like an investment: a good investment, carefully managed can produce great returns. Here are some simple ways you can use staff benefits to benefit you.

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Homeworking: The Benefits of Keeping Your Employees at Home


Homeworking or remote working, is becoming a more practical and appealing prospect for both employer and employee alike. The number of employees in office-based businesses that are capable of working from home has risen greatly, thanks in part to improved technology. In fact, data from the Office for National Statistics shows the number of homeworkers has risen to more than four million.

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Work-Life Balance: Six Ways to Improve Your Employees’ Work-Life Balance

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As we approach the tail end of summer, and your employees start heading back from a few weeks in the sun, it seems like a good time to talk about work-life balance. 

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Pawternity Leave and Five Other Unusual Staff Benefits


Earlier this year BrewDog, the Scottish champions of craft beer, announced they are now offering one week’s paid leave to employees that adopt a puppy or rescue dog. So for this week’s blog post, we decided to delve unusual staff benefits.

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How Duvet Days Can Reduce Your Sickness Absence

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Before we dig into what Duvet Days are, let’s start with a fact:

19% of workers admitted to “pulling a sickie” in one year alone. (Source)

That’s one in five of your employees faking sickness to take a day off. So if it’s happening anyway, why not take control, give it a name, legitimise it, and allow you to define the rules.

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