Blog - October 2018

  • It’s Time for More Flextime in the Workplace

    Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    In the modern age, working families in the UK have become disillusioned with how little is being done to accommodate their unique needs, resulting in low morale across the workforce. At our leading London recruitment agency, we believe that businesses need to offer more flexible working options for their staff. Why flextime is needed more now than ever A report by McDonalds UK and YouGov found ...

  • The Problem with Presenteeism in the Workplace

    Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Presenteeism is when employees attend work despite having an illness that would cause them to take time off. It’s a pervasive and growing problem in offices across the UK. A recent study from the Canada Life Group highlighted some alarming statistics—47% of employees didn’t take a single sick day in 2017, while 88% admitted they go into the office when suffering from minor illnesses. So let’s ...

  • Understanding the Next Generation of Your Workforce - Gen Z

    Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    According to the Office for National Statistics, Generation Z will make up 30% of the workforce by 2025. As such, knowing how to recruit and retain this key sector of the workforce will become increasingly more important. As a leading London recruitment agency, we make a point of understanding the different needs of our candidates, so today we’ll talk about Generation Z. How does Generation Z ...

  • Does the Way You Look Affect Your Career Prospects?

    Posted on Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    From education and qualifications though to experience and even location, there are a whole host of factors that can affect your career prospects. Many UK workers believe that your physical appearance is one of those factors—and might hinder your chances of securing your dream job, whether it’s a top London PA job, an EA to a HNWI, or office manager. So let’s take a look. Appearance in ...