Category Archives: Features

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Start managing your career?

Are you managing your career or just drifting from job to job in a search for more money? Could 2018 be the year that you start to manage your career.

Ugly Duckling captures the attention of two football mad boys

We sent Aaron 9 and Ryan 10, together with Mum Louise, to see whether Ugly Duckling at York Theatre Royal could keep two football mad lads entertained.

An Evening with Pam Ayres

We enjoyed a fantastic ‘Evening with Pam Ayres’ at York Theatre Royal on the first night of the comedic poets’ 2017 autumn tour.

Tribunal fees decision increases need for managers to get trained.

Trade union leaders are congratulating Unison for winning a landmark victory in the Supreme Court over the payment of charges for taking a case to an Employment Tribunal. The charges…

3.5 million unsecure jobs by 2022

Almost 300,000 more people could be trapped in insecure work by end of next Parliament, warns the TUC If the way people work continues to follow current trends 3.5 million…

1 in 3 experience racism

Since the Brexit vote 1 in 3 BAME people have witnessed or experienced racist says the TUC poll Ahead of UN Anti-Racism Day, on 18 March the Trade Unions Congress…

When will your thermostat go down?

As tempertatures start to rise when will you turn down the thermostat on your central heating? New research shows that the hardy people of Yorkshire have their central heating set…

Think before you print

The costs behind the think before you print message at the end of an email finally explained. Why do people put a message on an electronic message asking people not…

Desk feast lunches increase

As a child I was always told that it was rude to watch people eating, but now office workers in London are having to do that as increasing number of…

Teamwork gets a ClueGo

You know the feeling, you spend all day with the same group of people, but something is missing. It just doesn’t feel like a team. Something has to change, but…