Many successful people started their careers as an apprentice. Apprenticeships are a great way to learn as you earn & immediately apply your learning into the workplace.
As you are responsible for running a small business, you're probably no stranger to working from locales other than a physical office environment. Whether you've grown a startup from a kitchen table or fine-tuned a proposal while on the train to a client meeting, you'll know there's more to building a business than leasing a space and sitting at your desk from nine to five.
ACAS, aka Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service, has a longstanding statutory duty to promote and help achieve the resolution of employment disputes that may otherwise result in a claim before an Employment Tribunal. This conciliation role has however had a different emphasis since the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees in July 2013.
A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision has helpfully clarified the question of whether or not an employer should follow their disciplinary procedure when dismissing an employee on the grounds of ill health.
The use of 'Phishing' attacks by criminals to get us to download malicious software (malware) or pass on sensitive information is a major issue. A recent report from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau gives an insight into the attacks.
Your phone provides easy access business and personal information. If it is lost or stolen, you may have your identity taken over or give criminals access to confidential information. Here are some tips on how to secure it.
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 10:20 Written by Tiago Oliveira
For the first time ever in the history of the Email Evolution Conference, top-cats Gmail, Hotmail/Outlook, AOL and Comcast sat together to pull back a bit of the curtain on how your emails are yay or nay in the inbox. The answers will surprise you (a couple of them surprised even ourselves! :)
Employment Tribunals in the UK are big news today. The Chelsea doctor’s settlement of more than £1.2m is mind blowing for constructive dismissal and discrimination.
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:42 Written by Shila Shah
I have come to question where some companies list Customer Service on their agenda. It most certainly is not at the top of the list after my recent appalling experience at a well-known affluent shopping centre.
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 10:30 Written by Tiago Oliveira
If there's one thing you can be sure about deliverability is that it has no magic formula! There's no way to guarantee that your emails land in the inbox of all your contacts (just as there's no way you can legally burst into someone else's home as you please :).
Saturday, 04 June 2016 11:19 Written by Ian Grey
Facebook are after what you do, Google has a shiny new tool and there is a security issue with a WordPress plugin.
Whatever kind of insurance policy you have, it’s essential to read through all those fine-print clauses. Yes, it might be boring, but not nearly as bad as being hit by a restriction you weren’t expecting when you try to make a claim.