Why Working From Home Doesn’t Have to Mean A Full-Time in Your Bedroom

The rise of working from home has been less of gentle integration and more of an unprecedented boom. A study from the Office of National Statistics found in February 2022 that 84% of workers planned to carry out a mix of working in the office and at home in the future. This was even after working from home was a requirement due to world events.

With so many people shifting to this hybrid approach to the job, having the same backdrop to your workspace can get a bit repetitive. Experts have suggested that working in your bedroom during office hours can build an association between workplace productivity and stress with an environment where you’re supposed to feel comfortable. And if you’re lucky enough to have some outside space like a garden or a balcony, that can be a great alternative to your bedroom.

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Best Business: How and Why to Implement Precautionary Measures

Precautionary measures are necessary to help maintain a healthy, growing business. Whether this is for the wellbeing of your employees or your company finances, knowing where potential pitfalls and problems are could help improve your business strategy. Efficiency and safety are essential for the productivity of your employees.

This is important whether you are a new start-up or an established business.

Here, we will explore ways of implementing precautionary measures into your business and why they are important for future success.

How to implement precautionary measures?

Identifying and planning

To start implementing precautionary measuring into your business, you first need to identify areas of concern. In industries where fatal and non-fatal accidents are high, you might consider looking into your current processes to improve safety and efficiency. This is important for the well-being of your employees and doesn’t just include physical injury because of machinery or accidents but can also … Read more

Building Back Better – How The French Restaurant Industry Needs To Recover From Pandemic

The restaurant industry is a cultural cornerstone of France and a major part of the country’s identity and, as a result, the coronavirus pandemic caused significant disruption to businesses – with one region reporting an 86% reduction in revenue in 2020.

And while patrons are now able to dine out and live without travel and mask restrictions, the effects of the pandemic on restaurants around the country are still being felt. France’s restaurant industry – worth 57bn Euros – remains the best in Europe, but after an encouraging return to pre-pandemic prosperity, there may be difficult days ahead as that growth is expected to slow.

With that in mind French businesses must work smarter to maximise their returns.

Electrix, the supplier of quality goulottes métalliques, examines the precautions restaurants in France need to be taking as they continue to recover from the effects of the pandemic.

Understand your supply chain

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Growing your Business: How to Increase Productivity and Connectivity

Maintaining productivity and connectivity in challenging market environments has always been key for modern businesses to stay competitive and relevant. However, in recent times, boosting productivity and connectivity is often considered a lower priority.

This doesn’t have to be the case if the right energy, culture, and focus is established within the business’ hierarchy, processes, and systems. Connectivity within a company is crucial. After all, as the saying goes, “the whole outperforms the sum of its parts”.

With many sectors where productivity is extra crucial, for example the engineering industry. Which saw a 29% increase in the total number of people hired in 2021. As revealed in the state of hiring report by Occupop.



Hence, this article explores productivity and how to measure it. We’ll also list the factors that impact productivity and how to improve in a modern world.

What is productivity?

To improve something, it is always sensible … Read more

Streamline Your Sourcing with These Handy Cross-referencing Bookmarklets

Issue #3 – published on January 24, 2023 (see full newsletter here)

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While Chrome extensions are great (see the earlier newsletter that shared my top chrome extensions), sometimes it’s nice to have a JavaScript bookmarklet to execute one simple function. One such function is to quickly cross-reference a highlighted name or id on various social media sites. Perhaps you have a cloud-based ATS or see a name on a profile or online resume and want to quickly check to see if they have an account on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or Xing. My JavaScript bookmarklets will help you quickly check.

However, be warned that for some websites, such as Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter, bookmarklets may not function. Thankfully, … Read more