Monthly Archives: February 2017

More working but pay stagnates

The cost of living seems to be always on the increase but as what we spend increases what we earn seems to be stagnating. Despite a record number of people…

wearable technology reduces stress

Study shows workers who wore a Spire tracker experienced less stress, stress symptoms, anxious days, and negative mood as well as more energetic days than non-Spire users. In what is…

How racist is your workplace

Politicians have been urged by the University of Manchester to take action to address the problem of workplace racism. Researchers Dr Stephen Ashe and Professor James Nazroo were commissioned by Business…

Pensions Decision Highlights Inequality

Today the Supreme Court has decided that a woman who lost her long-term partner is entitled to a surviving partners’ pension. It is a victory that is likely to improve…

Spend £1500 of pension pot on advice

Pension investors are to be allowed to withdraw money from their pension pot to pay for advice on how to use their pensions. It is a move which the Government…

How much will the Apprenticehip Levy cost?

Questions are asked about how much the Apprenticeship Levy will actually cost, will it be worth it?