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Wazoku launches new employee insights product

Innovation scale-up, Wazoku, has launched Mindpool SME, an employee insights dashboard that makes it simpler and faster for small- and medium-sized businesses to listen to, understand and act on employee insights about their business. Following Wazoku’s Q3 2022 acquisition of the...


Nearly two in five businesses plan to ramp up technology investment 

Almost two in five businesses plan to scale up their investment in technology over the next 12 to 18 months to lower operational costs through Digital Transformation.  According to a report from Capgemini, 72% of these organisations planning Digital Transformation will do so through...


Factors in the workplace that could be increasing staff turnover   

There are many factors to consider when it comes to staff turnover – but while some may be inevitable, such as retirement, a change in career or even moving away, others can be controlled.  Antony Thompson, Co-Founder of employee wellbeing experts, Loopin, has highlighted six of...


Video analysis could revolutionise manufacturing – but privacy must come first

Intelligent video systems can offer much more than simply surveillance as an anti-theft measure. It can instead gather useful data about patterns, trends and anomalies in manufacturing procedures and employees’ activities, which can lead to safer workplaces and more efficient processes. But...


Editor’s Question: Why should SMEs focus spending on mental health initiatives?

The mental health of employees has, quite rightly, been more of a consideration for employers since the pandemic. Clare Price, Director of Clinical Services, Onebright, explains how mental health is not black and white, it is a grey area, which is why there is no one size fits all policy for...


For the sake of the next generation, let’s get back to the office 

There’s a lot to be learned from working in the office, says Quentin Bosman, a Customer Success Lead for workplace platform, Envoy. Some companies have told employers to return to the office following the COVID-19 pandemic, while others have opted for a hybrid working arrangement and of...


Average pay gap between men and women in the UK increases

The average pay disparity between male and female UK full time workers has stretched to 8.3% according to The Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS revealed that this is up from 7.7% in April 2021, although it is down from 9% in April 2019. The stats show that the gender pay gap is at...


Report reveals how HR is changing

A report from software company, Sage, showed the key challenges which HR leaders will face in the near future and how to address these issues and changes. The report also highlighted the differing opinions in how HR leaders view their role and priorities and how members of the C-suite see it. The...


86% of HR managers think their training provisions could be improved 

New research among HR managers and ‘deskless’ workers, including those in the hospitality, retail and construction industries, has revealed that 86% of HR heads and 69% of employees believe there is room for improvement when it comes to their employer’s approach to training and...


How does global infrastructure take SMEs across borders? 

Pranav Sood, Interim Global Head of Marketing at Workiva, talks to us about the role that global infrastructure plays in international expansion plans and enabling SMEs to take advantage of global business opportunities.  The world in 2022 is more global and more digital than ever...


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