Alice Turnbull's Blog (5)

Women’s wear in the office – how has this developed?

In 2017, the UK was embroiled in a heated debate regarding womenswear in the office. Thanks to the government rejecting the proposal to ban such gender-specific workplace dress codes — there have been a number of other changes to the office wardrobe of women over the years. Join us as we take a virtual trip down memory lane to see how the last 100 years has shaped women’s office wear.…

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Added by Alice Turnbull on September 4, 2019 at 3:36am — No Comments

Plugging the gender gap in STEM

There has long been a stereotype surrounding the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) industries. Unfortunately, despite the stereotype being very out dated, its presence still lingers, with women in the industry still at a very low level.

The impression most have on the sector is manual labour, long working hours and rows of assembly lines. While this may not be…

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Added by Alice Turnbull on August 28, 2019 at 11:49am — No Comments

How can you prepare yourself for student life?

Freshers events fill your evenings and sleep will fill your days, but as much as the social aspect will contribute to an unbelievably quick first semester, the reason you’re there soon establishes itself — the dreaded education. Managing your life can be tricky, regardless of your age, leaving the security of your home for the very first time can be daunting.

Perhaps one of the hardest things you will ever do is move away to university. For the first time in your life you won’t have…

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Added by Alice Turnbull on August 28, 2019 at 9:23am — No Comments

Breaking the bank: The real cost of breaks at work

If you’re an employer, you’ll keep a close eye on your finances — but just how much are staff breaks costing you? Paper cup and disposable catering specialist, Inn Supplies, breaks down the costs:

The regulations

Before we begin talking budgets, let’s discuss how many breaks your employees are entitled to.  If your employees work for longer than six hours in a day, they are entitled to an uninterrupted break of 20…

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Added by Alice Turnbull on May 9, 2019 at 11:59am — No Comments

What can the retail industry do to reduce unemployment?

Unemployment is always a pressing issue for the government. Less people out of work means fewer people claiming job seekers allowance and a rise in overall disposable income, both advantages for the state of the economy. With the closure of high street stores set to continue in 2019, and…

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Added by Alice Turnbull on May 9, 2019 at 11:39am — No Comments

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