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Workplace Wisdom from our Favourite Festive Films

Who knew that our favourite Christmas films could teach us a thing or two about the workplace? It’s the most wonderful time of the year...particularly when it comes to festive films and all the war...

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What should you wear in an interview? We asked the experts.

Suited and booted remains the preferred attire for interviews, but a less formal approach is also gaining momentum​Interviews have had quite the shakeup in recent times thanks to the pandemic and t...

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How to support people with disabilities at work post-Covid

​International Day of People with Disabilities is an annual event that aims to recognise the challenges, barriers and opportunities for people who live with disabilities. In 2021, it is backed by a...

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Open Finance is on the horizon

Earlier this year, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a feedback statement following a call for increased input relating to the development of Open Finance. The progression of Op...

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​Stay Interviews: What, who, why and how?

Why the stay interview is vital for alleviating post-pandemic career uncertainty The pandemic brought with it turbulent times, but lockdown restrictions and a remote way of living afforded peop...

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What do Legal professionals value most?

Flexible working is the top priority for candidates in the Legal industry when considering their career options Remuneration takes a back seat as Legal industry workers say they value career gro...

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How Employers can Overcome the Challenges of Hybrid Working

The hybrid working model rose to the fore thanks to Covid-19 and now it gives people more choice as to where they would like to be based on a daily basis.The pandemic has proven that many jobs ca...

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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

​Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021 takes place from October 4 to 10 and World Dyslexia Awareness Day on October 7. Our MERJE Together pledge states that we are passionate about empowering every individu...

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​The language of business success: European Day of Languages

​Recognised on September 26, the European Day of Languages is a means of promoting the importance of language learning and protecting linguistic heritages. Individuals and businesses alike can ben...

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​Are you prepared for the new pension regulations?

September 15th brings with it National Pension Awareness Day, an occasion which raises awareness of the importance of preparing and saving for retirement. While people in general need to put the...

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UK Workforce Expects Flexible Working Options To Stay

​Over 90% of MERJE’s recruitment team have experienced candidates saying they are not interested in a role based on the lack of remote working flexibility on offer We asked our 20,500 LinkedIn foll...

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5 Ways to Prevent Burnout

​The pandemic brought with it a surge in workers feeling stressed, anxious and increasingly burned out. This came as people struggled to juggle long, isolated working days and rising workloads, al...

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On Your Bike! Let's Talk Cycle to Work Schemes

Cycle to Work Day, the UK's biggest cycle commuting event, takes place on August 5th. With people returning to the workplace, in some cases for the first time post-COVID, and possibly wanting to a...

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Greenwashing: ​How business leaders can avoid it

Concerns around businesses labelling their own investments as ‘green’, even when they might not have the credentials to back up their claims, has led to experts establishing the Green Technical Adv...

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Hybrid Working: The rise of workplace flexibility

​As the world heals and adjusts to a new normal following peak COVID, the typical working model is also shifting, almost to the point of being in a state of flux.Some people are desperate to return...

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Internal Audit Trends in a Post-COVID World

​Although most organisations are primed to deal with a certain level of change and disruption, the pandemic turned normal business operations upside down almost overnight.On a global scale, busines...

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Plastic Free July: Six ways to create a more environmentally-friendly workplace

​Plastic Free Julyis a global movement, which helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution in order to have cleaner streets, oceans and communities.With an estimated eight ...

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What is company culture and how can you perfect yours?

​We always hear about how important it is to foster a strong and healthy company culture. But what exactly does this mean? What is office culture and how can it be nurtured into a positive ethos wh...

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The Southgate Approach to Effective Leadership

​Leadership is an essential skill required to climb the career ladder in any profession, especially given that 83% of businesses say that it’s important to develop leaders at all levels. There are ...

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Music in the workplace: a productivity booster or a big distraction?

​We all understand the power of music and its ability to bring us together while evoking a vast range of emotions and feelings. That’s why June 21stis devoted to World Music Day.World Music Day enc...