9 Ways To Save Money While Working From Home

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, many people in the UK have begun working from home regularly, but with soaring energy prices this winter, many will be contemplating how to manage the additional costs of working in their own homes.  In conjunction with Which? we've found a number of ways consumers can make savings while working from…

Over 70% in favour of four-day working week

Research from comparison site NerdWallet has revealed that 72% of UK workers are either in favour or strongly in favour of a four-day working week. This follows recent news that firms are also warming to the working pattern at the trial's halfway point. Over 3,000 employees at 70 UK companies are currently taking part in…

Calls not answered and annoying hold music are biggest customer phone gripes

A new survey shows that companies not answering their phones, messages not being passed on, phone numbers not listed on websites, and annoying ‘on hold’ music continue to drive people around the bend. The survey conducted by global communications company Moneypenny, showed that the top gripe from consumers trying was phone calls not being answered (43%),…

Two-fifths of British workers want 4 day working week to reduce stress

Two fifths (39%) of the nation’s employees wish their employers would trial a four-day working week in order to reduce burnout, new data shows. The findings encourage employers to promote healthy working habits, such as regular screen breaks. Almost half (44%) of employees report feeling burnt out at work, while 1 in 3 find maintaining…

Fiverr and Lonely Planet Introduce ‘Anywhere Worker’ study

Fiverr and Lonely Planet have released insights from a recent survey looking into a new generation of worker - the Anywhere Workers. With data from across the world, 1400 Anywhere Workers (i.e. people who work remotely while travelling from at least two locations, domestic or international, throughout the year), including 67 nationalities, shared their experiences…

What Does a Background Check Consists of?

Most of you have heard about the term Background Check, and at some point in your life, you may have thought of conducting a Background Check about the person you are dealing with, whether it can be the person you date or the person whom you want to hire. Background Checks usually give you more…

Getting Your Business Up and Running as Quickly as Possible

If you want to be your own boss, chances are, you’re considering starting your own business. Now, there are so many benefits and perks that come with running a business. First and foremost, you gain control and choice. You get to choose what you sell. You get to choose what industry you operate within. You…

Small business owners reveal biggest challenges during first year

Researchers who polled 1,000 small business owners found taking time off is practically impossible over the first 12 months, according to 64 per cent of those who responded.  More than a quarter worked for upwards of 12 hours a day in the first year, with four in 10 getting six hours or less sleep a…

IWD 2022: Women overlooked for tech roles, claims research

With #BreaktheBias the theme of this year’s International Women's Day, tech recruiters admit women are being overlooked for tech roles.  Two-thirds (66%) of recruiters say bias - unconscious or deliberate - is an issue when it comes to tech hiring, according to a joint survey by developer recruitment platform CodinGame and online technical interview platform…