Saturday, 13 January 2018 15:51 Written by Weekend Witch for Social Media
If one of your business resolutions for 2018 was to up your game on the social media front, here are three of my favourite tools to help you on your way. They'll give you a kick-start to achieving your goal in an easily manageable way.
Published in Web, SEO & Social Media
Friday, 12 January 2018 10:41 Written by Douglas Lee
With so many technological advances being made every day, it may seem strange to hear that direct mail campaigns are still very much used in marketing today. Not only are they used, but they work too! In 2015, the Direct Marketing Association found that direct mail campaigns outperformed all digital channels by nearly 600%!
Monday, 08 January 2018 09:08 Written by Michael Newman
These figures were published just before and are really not terribly surprising. Tribunal claims are now almost back to where they were before fess were abolished.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 09:44 Written by Lisa Seagroatt
Business owners should never under estimate the damage a toxic workplace culture can do to any individual - or company alike! It currently costs businesses a staggering £554 per employee per year due to sickness absence from work.
Thursday, 07 December 2017 15:07 Written by Richard Bannister
Every day new and innovative technology is being developed, in order to make hospitality an even more exciting, adventurous and tempting industry.
Published in IT & Technology
Thirty years ago, the risk of being “the wrong sort of statistic” on a scheduled flight was one in a million. It’s now one in ten million, despite the increased congestion from treble the number of flights. ly done?
People are literally bananas for their mobile apps, as a small business owner you would be bananas not to take advantage of having an app for your start-up.
Published in IT & Technology
Monday, 04 December 2017 12:45 Written by Michael Newman
Businesses with self-employed workforces are highly likely to have to compensate many of their workers for previously unpaid holiday, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of a worker in the long-running and eagerly awaited Sash Windows case.
Thursday, 23 November 2017 14:52 Written by Tristan Owen
British Gas has announced it will scrap its expensive standard variable tariffs (SVTs) by April 2018 for new customers. It claims that this will lower average energy bills..
What are the HR implications now that the taxi firm Uber has lost an appeal at the Employment Appeal Tribunal against a ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than self-employed?
Thursday, 17 August 2017 16:40 Written by Ian Grey
Every business needs to be aware of the data protection changes that start to be enforced in May 2018.
Published in Law
Monday, 07 August 2017 12:24 Written by Michael Newman
In my previous blog I concentrated on the decision to abandon Tribunal fees following the Supreme Court ruling as a quick note. Now I have had a chance to look at the ruling in more detail, this email re-iterates some of the last and adds in more tips for you on how to proceed with an employee’s claim.
Since 2013, employees have had to pay a fee of up to £1,200 to take their employer to a tribunal. This led to a drop of around 70% in the number of claims, enabling some employers to take a robust approach to employee relations because of the heavily reduced risk of a claim.