Your rights at work

Sharing maternity and paternity leave

Under new Government plans that are set be introduced by April 2015, both mothers and fathers will have the right to share some of their parental leave. This will enable both parents to have a greater involvement in the childcare arrangements for the first year, as well as allowing women to return to work if

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income protection insurance

Training staff on the job

When it comes to training your employees, training staff on the job is often the best idea. That way they are actually putting their new skills into practice as they learn. It can help them to learn at a faster pace and benefits your company right from the start. You don’t have to wait for them

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Interview tips

Attending an interview can be nerve wracking, especially if you haven’t had one for a while. It’s important to make sure you prepare yourself and have an idea of what to expect beforehand. To help we’ve put together a few top interview tips for what to do before and when you’re there. Do your research

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How to write a covering letter

When you’re applying for new jobs, your covering letter is just as important, if not more so, than your actual CV itself. As well as demonstrating your writing style and ability to express yourself in a clear and concise manner, the covering letter is also your opportunity to set yourself apart from the crowd. It’s

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How to dress for work

Starting a new job and need to create instant impact?  Or stuck in a rut and want to start moving upwards?  Surprisingly, how you dress could be a major factor in your success!  How to dress for work  is dependent on the kind of organisation you work for, the job you hold and your own

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Open plan offices

Ten Reasons People Hate Them! It was once hailed as the answer to productivity prayers, but has the collaborative, inclusive, open plan office design finally run its course? It’s not difficult to find voices online with plenty to say on the subject. Here are some of the most commonly cited reasons why open plan offices

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