Specsavers Corporate Eyecare

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Hearing protection not provided to a third of employees

6th September 2019

Research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare today reveals that one-third (34%) of employees who require hearing protection for work purposes are not provided with it by their employer. The research took place among employers in all business sizes across the UK. Jim Lythgow, director of strategic alliances at Specsavers Corporate Eyecare, commented: ‘Employers themselves acknowledge that… Read more »

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New wellbeing Initiative at Beech Hall School

5th September 2019

Pupils and staff members from Beech Hall School have participated in a series of ‘Mind Mechanics’ workshops, furthering strategies for positive wellbeing and mental health within the school. A cohort of 28 children in Year 6 to 10 at the Tytherington-based school engaged in a course of six, two hour long age-related workshops designed to… Read more »

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Abbey College Manchester Hosts International Tour

4th July 2019

Abbey College Manchester has boosted the global profile of the city, hosting a duo of international tours with the aim to generate worldwide awareness amongst key educational figures. The City Centre-based college welcomed eleven agents from various countries including China, Thailand, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan, firmly consolidating Manchester as a major global hub… Read more »

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Hallidays joins Xeinadin Group!

24th June 2019

Formed in 1843, Hallidays has undergone substantial change over time, and on the 1st June 2019 decided to forge relations with over 120 proactive, like-minded accountancy practices, all with a focus of building the “Firm of the Future”. “Hallidays is constantly looking for ways to take its business forward and improve the service to clients… Read more »

millennials in the workplace

Millennials in the workplace: what employers need to understand

21st May 2019

In order for businesses to get the best out of Millennials in the workplace, they need to understand the unique set of circumstances they have grown up in which has shaped their attitude today. Millennials, born between 1981-1995, will represent 35% of the workforce by 2020 and they have plenty to offer employers. However, The… Read more »

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The Anfield Wrap appoints PixelBeard to launch their official mobile application

1st May 2019

PixelBeard, a full service app development agency based in Liverpool City Centre, have been chosen by the award-winning LFC podcasters, ‘The Anfield Wrap’ to create their official mobile application. The Anfield Wrap were looking for an agency partner that could take their existing, web based podcast model and bring it to life on mobile devices.… Read more »

millennials in the workplace

Five scenarios to engage Millennials and Gen Z in added-value benefits

24th April 2019

With youth can come a feeling of invincibility and that can wrongly influence the employee benefits decisions made by Millennials and Generation Z, according to RedArc. The earlier a young workforce appreciates how employers can support them, beyond the paycheque, the better for their overall health and wellbeing. While there’s definitely a place for benefits… Read more »

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UK Container Maintenance Sponsors Knutsford Beer Festival

24th April 2019

Winsford-based UK Container Maintenance has sponsored the annual Knutsford Beer Festival, a highlight of Cheshire’s social calendar. The annual, three-day event took place at the Courthouse in central Knutsford, showcasing a range of impressive beers from well-regarded craft breweries including Manchester’s Cloudwater, Leeds’ Northern Monk, Buxton Brewery and Manchester’s Wander Beyond. The leading container refurbishment… Read more »

mental wellbeing

Vast majority of stress not caused by work

18th April 2019

Stress can be caused by numerous factors, but work often isn’t the main culprit, according to The Health Insurance Group. The company runs regular forums for their staff to discuss their mental wellbeing, and life outside work consistently ranks as the biggest cause of stress. As businesses look to support the mental wellbeing of their… Read more »

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Supporting mental health isn’t global

15th April 2019

Employers need to be mindful of the significant differences globally in how mental health is viewed and treated, when it comes to managing an international workforce. Disparities in both attitudes to, and treatment of, mental ill-health could make the difference between an international post succeeding or failing, if not understood and managed effectively. It is… Read more »