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Petiquette: a guide to creating a pet-friendly office

23 June 2017

Pet-friendly offices can be a great way to create a different – and sometimes more relaxed - atmosphere in your office. But without the proper guidance, rules and checks, bringing pets into the workplace could end up being a disaster, dividing your office and causing chaos.

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Are you looking after your staff’s mental health? [infographic]

5 May 2017

With Mental Health Awareness Week taking place between May 8 and 14 – and hot on the heels of Prince Harry talking about his past to encourage people to break the stigma surrounding mental health issues – now’s a good time to focus on the mental health and wellbeing of your staff.

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Give your workers some #mondaymotivation

Piggy-backing on the popular hashtag, we look at how you can make sure your workers are motivated to start their week the right way.

We work 20 minutes less on average on a Monday than we do on every other weekday apart from Fridays, according to London School of Economics research1.

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Women in the workplace: what's changed in the last 5 years? [infographic]

6 March 2017

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8, we take a look at the modern workplace and the challenges women still face on a daily basis. We also look back over the last five years to see how much, if any, progress has been made.

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The World's Strangest Insurance Policies - Infographic

28 February 2017

For employers, offering benefits packages which include types of insurance, such as PMI and Income Protection, can be beneficial for all parties. Insurance tends to protect us from worst case scenarios and ensure we’re prepared for almost every eventuality. However, home, health and life insurance are just the tip of the iceberg, and there are far more unusual types of insurance out there.

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How to manage office romances

14 February 2017

With colleagues spending days on end working closely together, along with the inevitable social events and after work drinks, it’s no wonder office romances can be fairly common. According to CV Library1, more than a quarter (26.7%) of UK workers have embarked on such an affair.

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