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Benefex: the link between mental health and financial wellbeing

30th August 2016

Benefex guest blog

Unless we’re incredibly lucky, money worries will cross all of our paths at some point in our working lives. This often leads to stress and anxiety, which can exacerbate any existing mental health issues. Or, an underlying mental health issue can manifest behaviours which in turn intensify financial worries.

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12 books entrepreneurs live by

23rd August 2016

Successful entrepreneurs never stop learning. Whether they are relatively new to the world of business or established in their industry, they all have one thing in common – they recognise that personal growth is as important as hard work in building and maintaining a winning business.

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5 reasons the summer is great for employers

9th August 2016

We Brits wait months and months for a good spell of weather. And while we may complain about it being too hot sometimes, we’ll still pack the family in the car on a Saturday morning and head down to the coast to make the most of the sunshine.

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5 recruitment tactics to attract Generation Z

5th August 2016

It’s never too early to start planning how you’re going to attract the freshest Generation Z (or Millennial) talent. As those born after the mid-90s begin to enter the world of work, you'll need to be prepared because by 2020 they will make up 36% of the global workforce.

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Carers Week 2016: the realities of juggling work and care

8th June 2016

Looking after an ill or elderly loved one can be a tough situation. There’s the logistics of taking them to and from appointments, or being available to go round and take care of them at a moment’s notice – but there’s also the financial implications and, not to mention the emotional strains that these periods can cause.

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These boots were made for walking: is the company dress code old fashioned?

23rd May 2016

From the famous characters in Disneyland to smart-business wear you see in the City – businesses usually have a company dress code employees have to adhere to. And that could be for professional reasons, visibility, or simply to show the brand.

But can company rules go too far?

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