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Geek Speak: COVID-19 x UK Employers, a quick guide

By Alyssa Shamshudin on 18-Mar-2020 06:34:48

How to manage with COVID-19: A quick guide for UK employers:

 

We’re no stranger to what’s happening in the world right now, and as an employer you must have several questions running through your head. We’re here to help and break down some of the UK government’s advice and help you keep on top of things to ensure your employees are healthy, safe and prepared for what’s to come.

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Retailers can create jobs for life. Here’s how:

By Dan Mackenzie, Senior Product Manager on 25-Jul-2019 12:38:46

With almost three million workers, the retail industry is the UK’s largest private sector employer. But retailers face a number of challenges when it comes to recruiting and retaining the best staff.

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Mental hygiene and the workplace

By Chris McCullough, CEO & Co-Founder on 17-Dec-2018 12:37:22

One in six people report experiencing a common mental health problem in any given week. A quarter of the UK’s population will experience a mental health problem each year

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We need to change how we think about productivity

By Chris McCullough, CEO & Co-Founder on 17-Dec-2018 12:32:24

In theory, there’s nothing wrong with the term. But employers and businesses feel uncomfortable about using it. The problem? 

The term productivity is tainted by negative connotations that hint at hard work, squeezed employees, and an obsessive — even reckless — focus on yield. There’s a misconception. Productivity by definition is a measure of output per unit of input. Expressed mathematically: 

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