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Principal drivers behind meaningful work revealed

Principal drivers behind meaningful work revealed

Meaningful work increases productivity and motivation of employees. In the whitepaper from Guidant Global, The human connection: Why meaning is so important to work’, employees who find their work to be ‘very meaningful’ spend an extra hour each week working, which is the equivalent to a 2.5% rise in productivity. It also …

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Decrease in UK retail administrations recorded in 2019

Decrease in UK retail administrations recorded in 2019

Analysis from Deloitte has revealed a slight decrease in UK retail administrations for 2019. The number of UK retail organisations that entered administration last year was 124, which is ever-so-slightly lower than the 125 in 2018, according to insolvency figures released by Deloitte. This is despite the fact that there …

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Minimum wage underpayment leads to call for stronger enforcement

Minimum wage underpayment leads to call for stronger enforcement

Only 13% of the businesses paying less than the minimum wage were caught in 2018-19. Research from the Resolution Foundation think tank, Under the wage floor, found that non-compliance in paying the minimum wage has been steadily increasing since the introduction in 2016 of the National Living Wage (NLW). Back in 2016, …

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FTSE 100 CEOs overtake average salary in three days of 2020

FTSE 100 CEOs overtake average salary in three days of 2020

CEOs from FTSE 100 companies made the same amount of money as the average worker’s salary in the first three working days of 2020, new research has revealed. Data from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the High Pay Centre think tank shows that those CEOs who …

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Talent pool in UK financial services is ‘narrowing’

Talent pool in UK financial services is 'narrowing'

The UK financial services talent pool is narrowing, according to KPMG UK. Reputation and lack of social mobility have been given as reasons for narrowing of talent in financial services, according to research from the auditor. KPMG say the sector has an image problem that needs to be addressed. Tim …

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Process Bliss research reveals need for greater HR and leadership

Process Bliss research reveals need for greater HR and leadership

New research from Process Bliss has underlined the need for good HR practices in SMEs. This is because the research from the process management firm revealed that almost half of SME employees have quit a job because they felt management professionals did not treat them properly. Approximately 40% have also …

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