Month: August 2016

How to inspire your team

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How to inspire your team Managing a team of different personalities with a range of skills and responsibilities can be a challenge, but there are some steps you can take to inspire your team and improve their work. Engaged and happy employees are more productive, loyal and focused. While the benefits of an energised team… Read more »

IQ:timecard is vital addition to home-workers technological toolkit

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IQ:timecard is vital addition to home-workers technological toolkit The modern workplace is constantly changing and adapting to new demands, with the conventional office environment becoming less popular in favour of more flexible working options. This change in workplace dynamics is largely enabled by technology, with widespread access to high quality internet, personal computers and specialised… Read more »

Should Cleaning Companies Go Green?

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With the pressure on for businesses to do their bit to ‘go green’, one Bristol based cleaning company has taken steps to move to cruelty free vegan products. Gleem argues that moving to less chemical-heavy cleaning products makes sense for the environment and for the wellbeing of workers. In light of this, we’re asking if… Read more »

Simple ways to reduce shoplifting

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Simple ways to reduce shoplifting If you’re a security company providing personnel to retailers, your main aim is to reduce shoplifting and act as a deterrent for those that and considering criminal activity. While in many cases simply being present is enough to put of would-be-thieves, there are some other steps security staff can take… Read more »

Overworking staff can lead to mental health issues, say IQ:timecard

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Overworking staff can lead to mental health issues, say IQ:timecard A certain level of stress is unavoidable at work with hard-to-please clients, tight deadlines and challenging projects adding pressure to the working day, often causing many employees to work well beyond their contracted hours. However, management should take steps to ensure that these levels of… Read more »

How to keep stress levels low in the workplace

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How to keep stress levels low in the workplace In today’s world, the workplace moves at an increasingly fast pace. Our culture has normalised working in high pressured environments, with little thought to what this can do to worker’s health, both physical and mental. However, stressed staff equals de-motivated and unproductive staff which can be… Read more »

Why teamwork is important in a remote workforce

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Why teamwork is important in a remote workforce Many business owners know that encouraging teamwork is a key factor when managing employees. When working in an office environment this is important to help with group projects, boost morale and ensure that every task is completed quickly and efficiently. If you are in charge of looking… Read more »

Keeping up with the demands of the national living wage

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Keeping up with the demands of the national living wage In April the national living wage was increased to £7.20 for all employees over the age of 25. Whilst workers welcomed the changes, it has placed additional pressure on businesses that have seen their outgoings increase as a result. When costs need to be cut,… Read more »