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Productivity in the UK economy is worryingly low, and many solutions for resolving it have been put forward. One of the strangest was published recently in an advertorial in a major newspaper. The company advertising claimed that improving happiness at Read more…


We all heard the news that Britain will be leaving the European Union. The few people I spoke with so far all had quite different comments.  Some astonished, some thought Brexit good and some think it’s a disaster. Over the last Read more…


A Clean Bill of Health: Workplace Health Checks A clean bill of health can make all the difference to how effectively people operate in the workplace. If staff aren’t properly looked after,  this could potentially result in more absences, less Read more…


What are apprenticeships? An apprenticeship is a combination of practical training and paid work which allows students to learn a focused set of skills while gaining essential experience in a working environment. They will work alongside more experienced, skilled colleagues Read more…


As of November 2015, the number of young people in the United Kingdom not in education, employment or training stood at 848,000. Commonly referred to as ‘NEETs’, this huge section of society aged 16-24 (the Scottish government limits its NEET Read more…


The existence of a substantial gap in average salary between men and women has long been acknowledged, however recent evidence suggests that the issue could be prevalent before men and women even enter the workplace.