New research reveals over a third of UK’s senior managers slam their businesses for failing to train them

At least a third of senior managers and executives surveyed at British businesses have slammed their organisations for the poor training provided to them in new research* published today from executive mentors Rutbusters. Its research into 1,000 senior managers and executives, conducted on its behalf by accredited research agency Censuswide (full details about the research […]

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Employees don’t see benefit of protection insurance without added-value services

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Critical illness cover, life assurance and income protection insurance have traditionally been chosen by employers for the potential financial protection they offer staff in the event of illness, death or disability. But the majority of employees will not get any benefit from these products as long as they remain healthy, so employers that have offered […]

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Maximise mental and physical wellbeing in summer months

Aside from hay fever and the odd insufferably hot day, summer is generally lauded for creating optimism and opportunities linked to the better weather. The benefits of the season can have a positive impact on the mental health and physical wellbeing of employees as a result, so how can businesses harness the good vibes that […]

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Healthy employees do not see the benefit of protection insurance unless they can access added-value services, says RedArc

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Critical illness cover, life assurance and income protection insurance have traditionally been chosen by employers for the potential financial protection they offer staff in the event of illness, death or disability. But the majority of employees will not get any benefit from these products as long as they remain healthy, so employers that have offered […]

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New task force launched to set out the skills workers need for the future

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Students might still rest their hopes of landing their dream job on the A-level results they receive tomorrow, but qualifications are only part of the story for employers. Employers are placing more emphasis on essential skills, like teamwork, presenting and problem-solving, but these are often difficult to assess at the recruitment and selection stage. In […]

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Alexandra Named the South’s Most Promising Civil Engineering Apprentice

Alexandra Kosta, from Luton, has been named one of the top civil engineering apprentices in southern England. Alexandra, who works for Hertfordshire-based VolkerHighways, received the Most Promising Apprentice award at the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (Southern) training awards in London. She was one of just four talented individuals recognised for their exceptional performance and dedication. […]

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Employers must encourage staff health declarations before business travel, or risk medical complications abroad

Employers should encourage staff to declare their medical history before travelling for business, to avoid potentially costly and complex healthcare issues once abroad, warns Towergate Health & Protection. Different environments can aggravate existing health conditions Knowing the medical history of an employee means that businesses can risk-assess a country before sending an employee abroad, and […]

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Body Scanning Ltd is providing a lead in the search for illness prevention

For a while now there has been a desire for medicine to move from a position of cure, to one of prevention. The Government, and health professionals of all kinds, have been providing increasing amounts of advice for many years now – from the early days of drink drive and smoking awareness, through to being […]

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Top tips for reducing eye strain in the digital workplace from VSP Vision Care

In an increasingly digital age, how many hours a day do you spend staring at a screen? An hour? Three to four hours? More? According to recent findings from The Vision Council, 60% of us spend five or more hours a day with our eyes fixed on a smartphone, laptop, tablet, or computer screen. Today’s world […]

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CEGA, a Charles Taylor company, to expose travel insurance fraud in BBC series

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Insurance claims validation expert CEGA Special Investigations, a Charles Taylor company, is to film next week for a new series of BBC1’s Claimed and Shamed: the popular TV documentary that casts a covert eye over insurance fraud. CEGA will share stories of real-life travel insurance fraudsters with over a million expected BBC viewers; reinforcing the […]

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