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Collecting employee data has never been more important to employers. In a security-conscious culture, it’s an important part of the vetting process, which can be ongoing as promotions enable access to more sensitive company data. HR needs data to manage equalities monitoring and to keep track of any special employee support needs. But data leaks can place employees at risk, and in this age of cyber warfare, that’s an ever-increasing problem. In making data more secure, it is first [...]

Any business owner or manager will know that taking care of a business’s most important asset – its valuable employees – needs to be right at the top of the agenda. Every company in every industry faces its own unique problems and challenges in promoting a safety culture, but for people working either wholly or partially outdoors, there is a whole new set of considerations to bear in mind. Those working outside are in an environment that contains more unknown [...]

Across the UK, there has been an increase in the number of compensation claims made against Travel companies over the last year.  Experts say this is as result of the fact that more holidaymakers are looking to get more value for money especially in the wake of the Post-Brexit economy. The claims made vary between travellers seeking compensation for holidays that didn’t meet expected standards, to illnesses and injuries sustained while abroad. Insurance claims are equally on the up.  In the [...]

Recent research from credit card provider Marbles finds that a number of London commuters could save a significant amount of time by choosing to take the train instead of the car. Marbles have looked at a number of common commuting locations and have created an infographic to show the journey time and costs involved with taking both transport methods. This means commuters can look up their location and find out which option is the most economical and which has the [...]

Are your staff becoming lazy? Do you think they are producing low quality results at work that do not match to previous results? If you are answering yes to both these questions, you need to take action and provide your staff with a burst of fresh air to boost their motivation in work. There are a few steps to follow to boost your staff morale and to getting your staff back to producing consistent high quality work results, do [...]

Massively expanding their company is any business leader’s dream, but what happens when your growth is taking you international? That’s even better, but ‘better’ isn’t always easier. You will have to struggle with the complexities that arise from doing business in a different country, especially one that speaks a different language. From communicating effectively and efficiently with staff to translating and understanding local laws well enough, expanding your business overseas can be daunting and discouraging. When in-house administration becomes impractical Companies [...]

In the saturated online space, you’ll be shooting yourself in the foot if you build a website that ends up doing poorly in Google’s search rankings. Your business takes up a tiny space on the web and becomes visible only when you make extra effort to get your brand seen by customers. Google will only allow you do this when your website proves its worth by conforming to their web quality guidelines. Google’s Search Quality Rater’s Guidelines Every year, Google contracts [...] have surveyed van owners to find out which future driving technology they are most looking forward to – and which ones they’re most worried about. A hundred years ago, science fiction writers and futurists were predicting flying cars, robot butlers and television phone calls. While they turned out to be right about the robots and the video calls, flying cars have yet to materialise. But there have been a number of technological advancements in our vehicles, with more planned for [...]

Whatever kind of business you run, one of the most important assets you have is your workforce. They ultimately have a bigger influence on the success or failure of your company than any other factor. The relationship between a company and its employees is almost symbiotic – each needs the other to survive and thrive. All of these are grandiose reasons for telling you something that you should already know intuitively. A business needs to look after its people, and [...]

New research from reveals the cleaning habits of Britain’s van drivers – and finds that Cambridge has the highest proportion of drivers who NEVER clean their vehicles. If you’re the sort of person who keeps empty chocolate bar wrappers on their spare seat, dog chews on their floor (not that you’ve ever owned a dog), and a shopping bag containing other shopping bags in their glove compartment, you might be sympathetic to these survey respondents – everyone else, look [...]