There are several signs to suggest that as a nation we’re through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Infection rates have fallen from the highs seen in mid-April, and London – which was one of the worst affected localities – recently saw no new coronavirus cases for a full 24-hour period.[continue reading…]
There are 7.6 million people, according to the UK Office of National Statistics, that have some form of disability — and nearly half of them are unemployed. But disabled people are just as skilled and as talented as everyone else. Finally, new research is emerging and shining a light on how making a conscious effort to hire disabled workers can boost company morale, productivity, and job satisfaction.[continue reading…]
When it comes to working in a pleasant, progressive workplace, it really can come down to luck of the draw. Larger companies can afford to do more and have more benefits, where smaller businesses may occasionally struggle or not be able to manage things as well, for example. Below are four things that every business, no matter how big or small, should be doing to keep up with the modern day workforce.