Majority of UK firms do not believe their mental health support is fit for modern-day needs

New research from Aon plc (NYSE: AON), claims that fewer than four in ten UK firms (39 percent) believe their employee mental health support is fit for modern-day purposes. The research, compiled from views of 100 UK firms alongside more than 700 global firms, identifies the resilience of organisational workforces, …

Security careers come in many forms, but all are rewarding and challenging

Are you considering a change in career paths? One sector that you may wish to strongly consider is the security industry. Whether a retail store, office block, or nightlife venue, most businesses will usually require security personnel. Therefore, this is an industry where there is always demand for new staff. …

Working culture for half of employees has deteriorated during the pandemic

Nearly half (42 percent) of employees think the working culture of their organisation has deteriorated during the pandemic. That’s according to research by StaffCircle, which surveyed employees and HR leaders to determine the impact of the pandemic on company culture, engagement and communication. The survey identified the three Cs of COVID …

Shaping London’s future: Mayor’s Resilience Fund Winners Announced

The Mayor of London, in partnership with Nesta Challenges, has announced the winners of the Mayor’s Resilience Fund, a £1 million innovation programme set up to support London’s businesses and community groups to emerge stronger from COVID-19 and to ensure the capital is prepared for future disruptive challenges. The winners …

The Million Dollar Failed Company: How to Avoid Going Broke In Business

Contributed by Octavia Conner, a financial consultant specializing in outsourced CFO and tax services. It’s a common belief among small business owners that achieving $1 million in revenue indicates success. However, many owners struggle to make their businesses profitable even when they reach high revenue figures. A $1 million consulting …

Time to get real on what companies need from their real estate

As businesses return to their offices they are faced with a challenge – how do they reappraise their space requirements post-Covid? Social and technological advancements are changing real estate from being a fixed physical product, into flexible, employee-centric spaces that enable new models of hybrid working and business operations. These …