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Three Technological Solutions That Have Reshaped Modern Workplaces

Technology has revolutionized the way we work. From large-scale changes to applications that improve our productivity, we can do more than ever – and faster too.  As well as improving customer experience and employee efficiency, we’re also seeing solutions that improve employee experience come into play. After all, employees who are supported in their role and have a good…See More
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Employee Burnout Hotspots Within The UK

In 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) classed burnout as a diagnosable syndrome because of stress in the workplace. Burnout affects more people than previously thought, with research finding nearly a quarter of the workforce suffer on a regular basis. Symptoms of workplace burnout include: Feeling stressedFeeling cynical about working conditions and colleaguesEmotionally distancedPhysiological…See More
Sep 29
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The HGV Driver Shortage is at Breaking Point – What Can Be Done?

It’s been a challenging 18 months for the haulage sector. Not only did the COVID-19 pandemic have a dramatic and varied impact on the industry, but the pressing driver shortage is reaching a critical point.The sector’s driving workforce has been reducing in size for a number of years, with Brexit and ageing employees compounding the issue and vastly increasing the number…See More
Sep 21
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The Rise of Working From Home & the Live-Anywhere Generation

Most office workers have spent the majority of the past 18 months working from home. Now that all social distancing restrictions have been lifted, a lot of employees are heading back into the office.This isn’t the case for all of us though, with a number of leading businesses formally adopting hybrid working models, giving up office space, or…See More
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3 Ways to Make Graduates Notice Your Company

When the final exams have been graded and the mortarboard has been thrown in celebration, there’s only one thing on most graduate’s minds: what’s next? Entering the workforce after graduating from university can be an overwhelming experience. However, many graduates have a good idea of what they want in a job – even if they don’t know what job they want yet. From an…See More
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Set to Revolutionise Industries

There’s no denying that technology has been the key to evolution for almost every industry. From transport to gaming, sports to healthcare, improvements to processes and capabilities have been attributed to rapidly innovating technology. This is particularly prominent in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). What was once reserved for sci-fi movies is now actively a…See More
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How COVID-19 Put Society and Businesses on the Backburner

The past year has been challenging for even the most strong-willed members of society. From hospitality to retail, there has not been one sector that has been unaffected by the pandemic. Arguably, the public sector is one of the most highly impacted.While the roadmap for leaving lockdown unfolds and businesses begin to get back on their feet, the lasting effects of lockdown mean that recovery may take longer than expected. Here, we discuss the public sectors that we rely on day in, day out and…See More
Jul 26
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Which Businesses Require a Specialist Vehicle

Many different businesses require different kinds of vans.  Needs vary across industries, with some businesses carrying out specialist tasks or managing loads too heavy for a panel van – some need custom vehicles for specialist tasks that a standard panel van cannot meet.But, if you’re considering starting your own business, how do you figure out which van you need? Well,…See More
Jul 20
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The Relevance of Equality and Diversity in Trade Roles

It is obvious that views in society have changed significantly in the last 35 years, particularly in the last decade. A poll conducted by Sky News in 2019 revealed that in 1984, 42 per cent of people felt that the role of “breadwinner” should be filled by men, while women should take the role of “homemaker”. 35 years later, this idea had radically shifted — only eight per…See More
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First Name
Alicia
Last Name
Walker
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United Kingdom
State (if Applicable)
Not US Based
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Executive (CxO)
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Mediaworks
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Technology, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Entertainment & Leisure
How many employees work at your company?
D. 51-200

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Ableism in the Workplace: We Need to Stop Limiting Talent

Racism and sexism are terms we are all very familiar with and encompass discrimination against someone based on their skin colour or gender. But have you ever heard of ableism? Ableism is discrimination against people with disabilities or those who are perceived to be disabled. Unfortunately, it is rife in the workplace.

Ableism in the workplace

A new report from May this year by the International Longevity Centre UK…

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Posted on October 27, 2021 at 6:03am

How to Effectively Use Direct Mail at Each Stage of Your Customers’ Journey

Direct mail is quickly becoming a rejuvenated form of targeted marketing, as one of the most effective ways to communicate with your customers and prospects today. A recent survey showed that 84 per cent of professional marketers believe that direct mail improves advertising campaign performance.

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Posted on October 27, 2021 at 5:04am

How Can We Create More Leadership Opportunities for Women?

Female representation on company boards is improving, but there is still a way to go before equal representation is achieved.

According to Catalyst, the global non-profit dedicated to creating workplaces that support women, only 26.1% of US companies had a female directorship. Meanwhile, most companies had at least some female representation on their boards, but over half of the companies only had 1–2% of their…

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Posted on October 26, 2021 at 9:27am

How Can Managers Support and Progress Their Hybrid Workforces?

COVID has revolutionised the way we work, and many businesses are now living in a world of hybrid working.

We know that flexible working is good for staff morale, retention, and satisfaction. But could it be having a secret adverse effect on their progression?

As line managers face supervising a team split across the office and home, how can you ensure progression isn’t hindered for remote employees by your lack of face-to-face contact?

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Posted on October 26, 2021 at 9:25am

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