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Why should SMEs consider office sharing in the new business world 

For many SMEs who lease an office, being tied into a contract may seem costly, but one solution could be the rise in shared office space. Karl Breeze, CEO at Matrix Booking, outlines the benefits of shared offices and gives practical steps for adoption and showcases how SMEs can manage their...


Experts discuss the risks of remote working  

Over the last two years, SMEs have seen a significant shift as many moved to remote working. However, with that comes increased cyber-risks. We spoke to three experts about how remote working has impacted SMEs and how they can combat these cyberthreats.   Surya Varanasi, CTO,...


Cost of living crisis and employee burnout causes worker flight risk for British businesses 

Employment Hero has found that British small businesses are facing a rocky road ahead as only 40% of employees feel fairly paid for their work and over half of the workforce have a work-life balance that is average or poor. The research, which surveyed over 2,000 employees, also found...


American office workers are demanding more flexible working conditions 

New research has revealed that almost half (49%) of American office workers aged between 25-34 – commonly referred to as Generation Y – are ready to walk away from their job and look for new opportunities if flexibility is not provided by their employer.  It is surprising then...


Tackling the skill shortage 

The ‘Great Resignation’ is a global problem and companies are struggling to retain employees. Intelligent CXO spoke to three experts about how enterprises can survive the staff and skill shortages through upskilling talent and harnessing technology.  A new report, Tracking Trends...


SMBs embracing HR technology are better positioned to navigate Great Resignation 

UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll and workforce management solutions for all people, has announced the results of a new study, with HR.com and the HR Research Institute, that may help explain why smaller businesses are recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic more slowly...


A helping hand: How to show support this Mental Health Awareness Week

This Mental Health Awareness Week (9th- 15th May), we spoke to industry experts about how to best support employees and cultivate a culture of care An alarming 1 in 6.8 people experience mental health problems in the workplace and this figure is only increasing. The last two years have put a huge...


Start-up to bridge gap between South African enterprises and frontline employees 

SmartWage, an innovative HR and communications technology start-up, has raised USD$2 million. The oversubscribed seed funding round was raised to support SmartWage’s vision of transforming Africa’s workforce through digital inclusion, particularly for frontline employees like...


Technology and talent investments critical for business transformation 

Businesses are investing in technology to expand online operations and facilitate remote work during the pandemic. But many of those same businesses are also eager to see their employees return to the workplace in greater numbers over the long term. Those are among the findings of a new...


Stress Awareness Month: Turning Talk into Action

April is Stress Awareness month, a month designed to highlight the dangers of the modern stress epidemic. As Anne Tiedemann, SVP People & Investor Relations at Glasswall, said: “Stress is unavoidable and the workplace is often one of the most stressful environments that we experience....


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