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Remote Working

Is remote working the future of our workforce?

How we work has been changing dramatically. Going to the ‘office’ no longer means commuting to sit in a cubicle for eight hours and then commute home. Remote working, though not the norm up until now, has in recent years become increasingly popular with both employers and employees. As a result, technology has evolved to…

2020 FIRM Awards Finalists

Best Supplier Partnership Finalists at the 2020 FIRM Awards.

We are delighted to be nominated for Best Supplier Partnership at the 2020 FIRM Awards. This nomination alone is a credit to our committed and dedicated team of professionals and represents the values we stand for at eSift. The Award As functions mature, suppliers often form a crucial and integral part of the organisation’s success…

2020 Trends

7 trends that will take over business in 2020.

2020 is nearly upon us. As one year comes to an end, another one begins. That means it’s time to start thinking about a New Year’s Resolution. When employees return rested and ready to work after the Christmas period, bosses have the chance to start the new year with a new set of business resolutions.…

Morale in the Workplace

Morale – The energy of success.

Morale – the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person. Having positive morale in the workplace has a significant effect on the overall performance well-being and success of any employee, department or organisation. You can’t give an employee positive morale, but as an employer you do play a major role in the environment that contributes…

Four-day Week

Four-day Week. Are we ready for change?

A four-day working week sounds great – right? But does it boost morale and increase productivity? Going back to the early 1900’s, we were first introduced to the 5-day working week when in 1908, a cotton mill in New England United States shut its factory on a Saturday. Shortly after in 1926, Henry Ford followed…

Christmas in the Workplace

Christmas celebrations in the Workplace.

The Christmas songs are singing, the decorations are up, and the talks turning to Christmas parties and the holiday break. The festive season is in full swing. But are we celebrating too early and slowing down on productivity? In December, staff productivity levels drop to their lowest point. However, a staggering 78% claim to work…

Cyber-Attack

CYBER-ATTACK. THE ONLINE CRIME.

In a world where the digital landscape and online services are rapidly evolving, there has never been a greater time to educate ourselves on the awareness of a cyber-attack, and the damage they can have on our personal and business data. In this digital age, we use the internet for even the smallest of tasks…

Canine Companions

Canine companions in our workplace.

Let’s all paws for thought. Can introducing our canine companions into the workplace benefit us? Currently, 8% of the UK population are bring their canine friends into the workplace each day, due to companies introducing new policies to enhance the working environment. Brands such as BrewDog, a Scottish brewery who grant employees one week paid…

Laughter in the Workplace

Laughter in the workplace.

Laughter is a powerful expression. We all remember those times as a child where we laughed so hard, we could hardly breathe. That doesn’t have to stop the moment we step into our place of work. More companies these days are now embracing that fact that laughing is contributing to the success of the culture,…