Posts Tagged“business”

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The UK continues to favour a gig-style work culture following the recent wake of events and current trend in the economy. Since 2010, it has been reported that the number of individuals running jobs in UK’s gig economy has risen by almost 72%. This survey performed by New Economics Foundation, thinkthank also revealed that self-employed workers in London, in the storage and transport sector increased from 38,000 in 2010 to over 65,000 in 2016. How does this affect the overall worker’s protection policy? Are there significant benefits to workers in a gig job? This are pertinent questions for discussion, but…

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Some businesses are faced with the unique challenge of managing a multigenerational team. This is a group of employees who range in age from the early 20s or late teens to those who are nearing retirement and may be in their early 70s. With each generation bringing its own set of ethics and expectations, companies might find that the work place is fraught with conflict and discord. Business managers are often tasked with the responsibility to navigate those expectations and conflicts. Fortunately, there are five manageable steps for meeting this challenge. One: Establish Clear Expectations Choose a handful of workplace…

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Are you looking to create a new science lab or improve an existing one but you’re struggling to raise the funds you need to complete the project? You’re certainly not alone. Many schools, colleges and universities face this problem. As UK lab furniture specialists Innova Design Solutions highlighted in a recent blog post, good lab design can significantly improve students’ performance, so it’s essential that these environments are spot on. Fortunately, through crowdfunding, the internet has opened up a new way to generate resources for these projects. Keep reading to find out more about this approach and to see whether…

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As bloggers begin to have more of an authority voice on a range of subjects such as travel, parenting, food, beauty, fashion, and even photography like David Gibbeson, it’s no surprise that more and more people are looking to take up blogging as a new career. Indeed, if you have the right passion for your niche and are willing to put the time and effort necessary in when it comes to growing and developing your blog, there is every chance that you will be able to become a successful blogger. But, even the most successful of bloggers had to start…

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Saving for a pension is something we should all be doing, but few of us actually do. Finding a good plan that will provide us with a reliable income decades down the line is not easy. Most people do not feel that they have the right experience to make an important financial decision like this. As a result, increasingly people are opting to buy a property to rent out. The fact that the rent pays most of the bills, and that property typically increases in value makes it a pension vehicle that is easy for ordinary people to see the…

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Your office space, and the way you are when you are within it, is not just a reflection of your own style and attitude but also an extension of your employer and the company as a whole. So it is of the utmost importance that you work to put you best foot forward when it comes to the way you design and decorate your office space. Here are some pointers to keep in mind: Add Color The best offices have a color pallet that fit the work that is to be done day in and day out within that space.…