International Plastic Bag Free Day: Why should we stop using Plastic Bags?

Plastic bags are the bane of our lives – they’re everywhere – especially during the lunchtime rush!

So, on International Plastic Bag Free Day, we are continuing to invest in a mindset change by raising awareness of a future without plastic bags and the availability of environmentally friendly alternatives to single-use bags. Read on to understand why plastic bags are bad and why it’s important to us that everyone kicks the habit.


Why social connections enhance employee wellness and performance

Most of us spend most of our lives at work, which is why work relationships are vital to employee wellness. The workplace, be it physical or remote, and the relationships we form often becomes an extension of our family and outside-of-work friendships, which is why it’s more about simply getting along with colleagues.

So, what to do to promote social connections in your workplace? Here are some ideas…


Our CSR Journey: Being responsibly responsible for our environment.

CSR – what does it really take to live and breathe a company’s commitment to bettering societal and environmental challenges? Here, we share our journey of building and nurturing our environmental pledge, our quest for sincerity through consistency, why it matters and why the heavyweight of responsibility rests on all corporate shoulders, not just that of giants.


A Clear and Present Danger: Attracting staff back to hospitality

It’s been a very tough and turbulent time for many businesses since March 2020. Alongside travel and retail, hospitality has been one of the sectors hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we see the industry slowly re-open, what’s concerning is how do we attract young people back to work in hospitality? Find out RE Recruitment are facing the challenge head on.


Hybrid Working: Going back to the future?

Hybrid working is when a workplace is equitably split between WFH and office-based workers with teams comprised of employees from both camps. Read all about the Pros and Cons of implementing a policy in your business, by RE HR Solutions.


Remote Employee Engagement: Is a lack of remote onboarding focus stunting your business?

As the Government urges people to consider returning to the workplace, new research from the CIPD shows employers expect that the proportion of people working from home on a regular basis, once the crisis is over, will increase to 37% compared to 18% before the pandemic. Read our list of top 10 tips for successful onboarding, by Chris Rooum, Head of Professional Services.


Building Back Better with Apprenticeships

As we mark the 14th annual #NationalApprenticeshipWeek (NAW) it’s important to acknowledge the positive influence apprenticeships have on businesses, communities and national economies. Here we talk about how apprenticeships are experiencing a renaissance as employers increasingly realise the benefits of developing skills and knowledge to future proof operations as well as crafting rewarding careers.


Engage & Retain in the new World.

We thought 2020 was tough. It’s already evident that 2021 is going to require us to delve deep into our stamina reserves and none more so than in the field of employee engagement. It doesn’t have to be an arduous battle, however, and with some relatively simple, consistent and reinforced positive behaviours we can inspire those around us.


IR35 Changes

Don’t place any bets on IR35 changes false starting again in April 2021. This is highly unlikely given the current climes, making it highly likely to be a sprint to the finish post.

Are you going to be ready?
Read all about the changes and how you can prepare for April.


Don’t Just Christmas Shop… Job Shop!

Contrary to popular belief, companies do still search for talent throughout the Festive season and have hiring budget to spend before the end of the year. Take advantage of the Festive Spirit and goodwill and get job hunting this Christmas.


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