Getting an email notification on your phone.

The impact of the ‘pingdemic’ on small businesses

With just one ping, the affected employee (whether suffering symptoms or not) must be holed up at home whilst their employer struggles to cover their workload.

30/07/21

Health

Getting an email notification on your phone.

The impact of the ‘pingdemic’ on small businesses

30/07/21

With just one ping, the affected employee (whether suffering symptoms or not) must be holed up at home whilst their employer struggles to cover their workload.

Cold at work

Why women feel colder in shared workspaces…

26/07/21

There’s always been a debate around the ‘glass ceiling’ in companies, and whether woman can push past the men in suits to govern firms or sit on their boards. Certainly, before the pandemic.

The word hustle on a sticker on a concrete block

Back to normal, back to the grindstone…

20/07/21

In a matter of days, most of the restrictions we’ve been living under will be lifted. One of these is the recommendation to work from home; the government will leave it up to employers to decide whether they continue with remote working

The pros and cons of a 4 day week

16/07/21

The pandemic has seen a number of business people and employees assess their working situations. Whether they’re in a fulfilling career, if they’re prepared to go back to commuting or if they wish to permanently work from home.

Milk into a cup of tea

Are people buying British, now that we’re out of the EU?

09/07/21

There was clear emphasis surrounding how much we imported when the decision to leave or remain was initially touted. The control Brussels exerted on our fishing industry, on the standard of our processed chicken

Domestic Violence

The link between sport and domestic violence

08/07/21

As I write, England are through to the semi-finals of Euro 2020. Whilst this is great for the nation and its sporting prowess on the world stage, it’s not so good for victims of domestic abuse.

Looking into the future.

Can businesses now look to the future?

01/07/21

Keeping a business afloat, especially during a pandemic, is incredibly challenging—something that many entrepreneurs found during 2020/2021. Due to difficult economic times, various small businesses faced huge setbacks, with many on the verge of closure.

Keyboard with Mug of coffee in focuss

Productivity during the pandemic

21/06/21

Playing the guitar, learning a language, or starting to cross stitch, the pandemic forced an inordinate amount of time on our hands, and we filled it by taking up new hobbies. With social media as the only way to connect with our...

Covid 19 infection

Is Covid being used as an excuse for poor service?

18/06/21

It’s fair to say that, despite the rise of infections due to the Delta variant, the virus is not causing the NHS to be overwhelmed—far from it. Hospitalisations are significantly less than they were, as are Covid-related deaths.

Succeeding at life

We don’t just want to succeed at work in 2021…

16/06/21

Imagine going to a social or professional event and meeting someone new (can you remember what that felt like, pre-Covid?!). One of the first things you’ll have naturally asked, after their name, perhaps, is ‘What do you do?’

Cozy hotel room

The further challenges of the hospitality industry

15/06/21

It’s an industry that has been practically decimated by the pandemic. Despite a low percentage of the population contracting Covid in a hospitality setting during the pandemic, pubs and restaurants bore the brunt of many political U-turns

How social media can affect users’ mental health

08/06/21

There’s no doubt that the internet houses its fair share of trolls and keyboard warriors—people who spout derogatory, insulting, and sometimes threatening comments to anyone they come across, safe in the knowledge that they won’t..