Is a four-day week the key to lower…

A pilot study in New Zealand found staff were happier and 20% more productive when working a four day week. Lorna Davidson, CEO of short-term recruitment specialists, RedWigWam, shares her thoughts.  Last November, New Zealand…

5 Employment Law developments to watch out for…

April is set to bring with it a fresh batch of employment law developments that employers must be aware of, and adapt to, in order to remain compliant. With that, Peninsula Group’s, Operations Director and…

Is your leadership winning or floundering when it…

Michael Westland-Rose discusses why leadership skills remain important in a virtual environment Last year, an IWG[1] study found that globally, 70% of full time professionals are working remotely at least once a week, a figure…

Robert Walters Group sets challenge to ‘Break the…

Global specialist recruiter, Robert Walters Group, has announced plans for their world-wide employee wellbeing initiative - #BreakTheCycle. The scheme comes in response to Robert Walters Group research, which reveals that over three quarters of UK…

Why publishing salaries is not the answer to…

Rameez Kaleem, Director of Pay and Reward Consultancy, 3R Strategy explains why publishing salaries is not a magic bullet for achieving fair pay. It's often said that publishing salaries is the answer to fair pay.  The…

One in 10 UK adults have never had…

Despite record employment figures, a report released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), found one in 10 UK adults have never done paid work, with students accounting for a large majority of the 3.6…