Small Business Tips

How green is the London commute?

Commuting to the office is a necessary evil for most of us, but have you ever sat down and thought about how much of our lives are wasted getting to and from work? The average…
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19 Jul 2016

The facts about commuting

The word commuter derives from early days of rail travel in US cities such as New York and Chicago, where, in the 1840s, residents of the suburbs were offered a reduced or ‘commuted’ fare into the city. Nowadays, it’s…
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12 Jul 2016

How green is homeworking?

More of us are turning our backs on the daily commute and working from home all or part of the time. In fact, according to ONS statistics some 4.2 million of us work from home…
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23 Jun 2016

The reality of shared parental leave

Shared parental leave was introduced just over a year ago with great fanfare. But the reality has turned into a bit of a damp squib, with less than 1% of parents taking up the option…
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13 May 2016

Building future skills with apprenticeships

University is not for everyone. For many young people getting out into the workplace is by far the better option. But some careers require extra learning, which is not easy to arrange with a full…
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16 Mar 2016