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How to support employees with the rising costs of living

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The 2022 cost of living crisis in the UK has seen a record number of households face the biggest decline in income since the 1970s.  The rise in the cost of living is due to several factors including the Covid-19 pandemic, rises in national insurance (NI) contributions, war in Eastern Europe, and skyrocketing energy prices.[…..]

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How to register with Wote Street People (and get the job you want!)

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The way you register with a recruitment agency may have changed since the pandemic. But one thing sure hasn’t – don’t send us your CV in the first instance. Just pick up the phone and call us! Registering with Wote Street People is easy. But before you do that… there is some prep you need[…..]

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The benefits of Diversity and Inclusion at work

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Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at work is a hot topic these days with many companies having policies to guide the creation of an inclusive workplace. Some people may eyeroll at the mention of D&I and think it’s all about being ‘politically correct’ and ‘woke’, but that couldn’t be further from the truth: D&I isn’t just[…..]

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Workplace relationships: heartache or happy-ever-after?

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Snatched conversations at the coffee machine can make romantic relationships at work feel exciting, but what about when things go wrong? Will the fallout from any arguments affect team members and the business? Swiping right at work YouGov research shows that nearly a fifth (18%) of Brits met their current or most recent partner at[…..]

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The Salary Trap: is a higher salary worth every penny?

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It’s a fact that people need to work to pay the bills, but there’s more to your job than just the renumeration. Company culture, flexible working, remote or hybrid environments can be more attractive if you’re a job seeker, rather than a fat pay packet. Of course, having the money is nice, however the opportunity[…..]

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What should you be able to tell your staff to do?

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Every company has its set of conditions for employees such place of work, hours, compensation and conduct in the workplace. All standard things for a contract, but what about staff behaviour outside of the office? Do companies have to right to control employees’ conduct outside of working hours? A balancing act An employees’ behaviour outside[…..]

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Adult Mental Health Awareness in the workplace

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The pandemic and the ever-changing rules for restrictions and lockdowns will have impacted the wellbeing and mental health of your staff. People have had to adapt to new ways of shopping, meeting up with loved ones and working in the last 18 months. It can be hard to cope with change at the best of[…..]

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Employee Christmas gifts boost staff morale

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The festive season is upon us, have you organised gifts for your employees? A survey conducted by Black Hawk Network found that 88% of employees would like a gift from their employer, while almost half (46%) don’t expect to receive anything this holiday season. Season of Goodwill? Thoughtful gifts are great for improving employee morale,[…..]

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Do I want a new job or is it time to negotiate?

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The pandemic gave people the chance to take stock of their working lives and evaluate new priorities such as remote working, flexible or part time hours and mental health. ‘The Great Resignation’ has seen employees worldwide leave unsatisfying working conditions, with some having a total change of direction of their career path.  A lack of[…..]

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Opening minds and opening doors: the benefits of outplacement service after furlough

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The UK Government Coronavirus Job Retention scheme ended on 30 September 2021 and organisations across the country will be deciding which roles are now redundant. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (Niesr) predicts that 150,000 employees will be affected the end of the furlough scheme. The employees could benefit from support like outplacement[…..]

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19 May 2022

How to support employees with the rising costs of living

The 2022 cost of living crisis in the UK has seen a record number of households face the biggest decline in income since the 1970s.  The rise in the cost of living is due to several factors including the Covid-19 pandemic, rises in national insurance (NI) contributions, war in Eastern Europe, and skyrocketing energy prices.[…..]

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12 May 2022

16 years of candidate support from Wote Street People

Marta, Centre Manager at Worting House, arrived in England 16 years ago seeking pastures new, and her long-standing relationship with Wote Street People is testament to its USP of being Basingstoke’s most approachable recruitment agency. A warm welcome Wote Street People was the first recruitment agency door Marta knocked on because the company was highly[…..]

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29 Apr 2022

How to register with Wote Street People (and get the job you want!)

The way you register with a recruitment agency may have changed since the pandemic. But one thing sure hasn’t – don’t send us your CV in the first instance. Just pick up the phone and call us! Registering with Wote Street People is easy. But before you do that… there is some prep you need[…..]

Latest Posts
28 Mar 2022

The benefits of Diversity and Inclusion at work

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at work is a hot topic these days with many companies having policies to guide the creation of an inclusive workplace. Some people may eyeroll at the mention of D&I and think it’s all about being ‘politically correct’ and ‘woke’, but that couldn’t be further from the truth: D&I isn’t just[…..]

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08 Mar 2022

Workplace relationships: heartache or happy-ever-after?

Snatched conversations at the coffee machine can make romantic relationships at work feel exciting, but what about when things go wrong? Will the fallout from any arguments affect team members and the business? Swiping right at work YouGov research shows that nearly a fifth (18%) of Brits met their current or most recent partner at[…..]