16
Oct

Flood season is here: how to recover after natural disasters

Storm Callum has caused devastating floods and landslides across parts of the country over the last few days. Flood warnings are still in place in Wales and Scotland and homes and businesses were without power in England. In recent years, the threat of flooding has increased significantly, and these rough waters don’t appear to be

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9
Oct

Health and well-being for self-employed and freelancers

There are nearly 5 million self-employed people within the UK, according to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics. Despite the perceived benefits of self-employment and freelance work, such as deciding your own hours and getting the chance to work from the comfort of your home, there are also several risks. What are the

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13
Sep

How to improve your office space

Recent research suggests that workers in an open-plan office space are more active and less stressed than those with desks in cubicles or private offices. The University of Arizona study used chest sensors to track movement and heart rate in hundreds of people in different buildings over three days. It also suggested that office workers

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5
Sep

How employee status affects employers’ liability cover

As an owner or manager, you have a clear obligation and responsibility to provide your employees with a safe working environment. If you fail to do so, it could result in a current or even former employee filing a claim against you. A successful claim can be costly—not just financially—but also to your organisation’s reputation.

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