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Kelly Mansfield

How many employers pay their staff the Living Wage?

  • Tue 28th Oct 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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The Living Wage is a subject constantly in the news, and, at least according to the media and social networking sites, it is evident more and more employers are getting on board.

Kate Gardner

Health and safety when moving office

  • Wed 22nd Oct 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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Office relocation can be a hectic time and it often also comes with an increased risk of workplace accident and injury because of the activities outside the norm of usual day-to-day office operations. As a result, it’s important to be organised and ensure that you have carefully considered any potential health and safety issues that could occur during the moving process.

Kate Gardner

Hearing loss within the workplace – The use of headphones and the law

  • Mon 4th Aug 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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A recent study suggests that 25% of workers are risking noise induced hearing loss by using their headphones at work. With evidence supporting the fact that hearing problems within the workplace are becoming more frequent, do you have responsibility as an employer to regulate the use of headphones within your working environment?

Alex Davies

How to introduce new industrial technologies to employees

  • Tue 4th Mar 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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"That’s the way we've always done it. " If you're trying to show employees how to take advantage of new technology, you've no doubt heard this phrase once or twice. Although it's a common human trait to get comfortable with a work routine and resist change, change is necessary to increase productivity and be able to compete in the global marketplace. New innovations in technology can also help to keep employees safe at work.

Kate Gardner

Work gloves: what you need to know

  • Wed 19th Feb 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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Whatever your trade or profession, if you carry out tasks that involve working with your hands, it is more than likely that you will wear work gloves at some point during your duties.

Lee Calver

Employers have lost the ability to handle redundancy humanely

  • Mon 17th Feb 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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The increased need for businesses to downsize their workforce in the last five years has meant that employers have found it easier to take a more in-direct and less humane approach to aid their own discomfort when dealing with redundancies.

Lee Calver

The importance of nurturing your workforce

  • Fri 17th Jan 2014
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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Nature or nurture: which shapes our destinies? Is it our genetics or our environment? And what about our careers: is professional advancement the result of the innate qualities that we bring to a job, or the skills and experience we accrue along the way?

Alex Davies

Whose Day is it today?

  • Fri 8th Mar 2013
  • AdamBublickiadambublickiinternationalworkplacecom
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This afternoon, commuting home on a busy train from London, sat in the aisle due to a lack of seats, I reflected ruefully that today is International Women’s Day – a day in which the ‘political and social awareness of the struggles of women worldwide are brought out and examined in a hopeful manner’. Hmm.