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Customs Connect Case Study

"Our position as an attractive employer was not just defined by our business growth, but that we are devoted to building confidence in our employees." Read about Customs Connect's developments in 2021.

What does building back better really look like for Greater Manchester?

What does building back better really look like for Greater Manchester? Take a look in this article.

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Do buzzwords undermine a woman’s role in leadership?

Do buzzwords undermine a woman’s role in leadership? In this article, we look at the positive and negative connotations attached to Mumpreneurs, She-E-Os and Girl Bosses.

Build Back Better for those in Care

The changes we make now are not just for COVID, but for the general improvement of safety and quality of life in care. Read about how the care sector can #BuildBackBetter here.

What's happening to women at work during the pandemic?

Everyone has felt some sort of loss, limitation or adversity since the outbreak of COVID-19 a year ago, but in this article, we examine the specific effects that the virus has had on women at work in the UK.

Keeping Employees Mentally Healthy During Lockdown

For a lot of people, the switch to working from home during a pandemic has led to increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression. Here's how to keep employees mentally healthy during lockdown.

Employee Burnout

Burnout, Boreout and how to fight back

Google searches about 'Burnout' have been rising steadily in the UK year on year, and the pandemic has only added fuel to the fire. Here we look at the 3 types of Burnout and how to fight back!

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Top tips for creating a parent and carer friendly workplace

Get our top tips for creating a parent and carer friendly workplace here! A must-read for all SME business owners and leaders looking to increase employee wellbeing at work.

Come back stronger

Staying happy, healthy and resilient during lockdown

As we plunge into the colder, darker months and adjust to another state of isolation, we must prioritise self-care and remain vigilant with regards to taking care of our mental health.

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The benefits of training and development during furlough

Reduced staff means reduced productivity, which may result in a lack of skills in critical business areas with inadequate funds to support recruitment to fill the gaps. This is where skills training is critical to the current strategy of SMEs, because it allows employers to redeploy employees at risk of redundancy, with mutual benefit to both the business and the individual.