The Health Insurance Group becomes a member of GBN Worldwide

Press release uploaded by on 18 February 2019

The Health Insurance Group has become a member of GBN Worldwide, enabling the businesses to share and access local products, knowledge and expertise. GBN Worldwide is a global insurance network of leading reinsurers, independent brokers, local insurers and specialty suppliers, with over 120 independent members in over 140 countries and the ability to provide a […]

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Xpress Solutions Recruitment keeps track of workforce hours and associated costs for clients with T&A from AutoTime HFX

Press release uploaded by on 14 February 2019

AUTOTIME, a division of HFX, one of the UK’s leading developers of cloud-based workforce management solutions has announced that Xpress Solutions has invested further in its AutoTime HFX Time & Attendance (T&A) system to manage staff for a new client. Xpress already uses AutoTime HFX T&A to track working hours for warehouse and admin staff […]

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Employers need to do more to support the forgotten fifteen per cent of workers who would benefit from ‘carer support,’ says RedArc

Press release uploaded by on 14 February 2019

Offering employees ‘carer support’ would keep more of this pressured group in the workplace, says RedArc, following Carers UK releasing concerning figures that show 600 people a day leave their job due to the demands of being a carer. According to the charity, 15 per cent (or one in seven) of the working population are […]

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Brexit warning to businesses with overseas workers to renew passports

Press release uploaded by on 14 February 2019

In the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit situation on 29 March, UK passports with less than six months left on arrival to the Schengen area may run into difficulty when travelling to and between countries. For businesses with UK employees that travel to the EU for work, this could be problematic – warns The […]

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MTC apprentice in line for SEMTA Skills Award

A Manufacturing Technology Centre apprentice is in the running for a top award, after being short-listed for Apprentice of the Year (SME) in the prestigious SEMTA Skills Awards 2019. Christian Attewell achieved his apprenticeship training through the Lloyds Bank sponsored Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre (AMTC) in Coventry, while being employed by robotics and factory automation […]

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Ensign selects Punter Southall Aspire to provide at retirement services for its Master Trust members

Ensign, the shipping and maritime pension specialist, has selected Punter Southall Aspire to provide at retirement guidance and regulated advice for its Master Trust members. The service will be offered alongside another exciting new initiative – the Ensign Drawdown Account. Ensign has launched the new drawdown account to support scheme members and further improve their […]

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Specialist eye care provision for Zurich’s engineering team

Press release uploaded by on 11 February 2019

Leading insurer Zurich has appointed Specsavers Corporate Eyecare to provide specialist eye care for Zurich’s engineers. Under the terms of the agreement, Specsavers will provide Display Screen Equipment (DSE) eye care and prescription safety eyewear for engineers based at the insurer’s Birmingham office. Zurich required DSE eVouchers for office-based screen users, and Safety Eyewear eVouchers […]

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Positive outlook for UK recruitment despite Brexit uncertainty

The UK recruitment industry remains attractive to investors, despite the economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit, according to the latest M&A Recruitment Report from accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO. The UK recruitment industry ranked number one globally in 2018 for number of transactions (32), up by more than 50% from the previous year and overtaking the US for […]

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It’s Time to Talk for PHMG employees

An audio branding specialist is encouraging conversations around mental health and wellbeing by investing in an employee support app to mark Time to Talk Day (7 February). Staff at PHMG will soon be able to report any confidential workplace or home issues anonymously via Tootoot – a unique online and app-based platform. Originally created to […]

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Princess Royal Training Awards are now open for entries until March 29th

Press release uploaded by on 7 February 2019

The Princess Royal Training Awards – designed to honour outstanding and innovative training and skills development programmes from UK employers – are now open for applications, until 29th March 2019. Created by the City & Guilds Group, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, the Awards are a unique opportunity for UK businesses to […]

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