motivating remote employees

Motivating Remote Employees – A Guide to Engaging Your Staff

Remote workers, whether they’ve been working out of the office for a long time or they’re new to it, can quickly feel isolated and disconnected from their teams. If this is the case, it’s likely that the effort they put into their tasks will begin to wane, and they might star ...
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Stress Awareness Month: Your homeworking space

As part of our series for Stress Awareness Month throughout April we are posting a collection of articles offering advice on how we can manage our stress whilst working from home. This is particularly important during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, because prior ...
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gender pay gap

Equal Pay Day – How it looks around the UK

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day that symbolises how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. The day originated in 1996 as a public awareness event to highlight the gap between men’s and women’s wages. Our recent International Women’s Da ...
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COVID-19 and the self-employed: What has Rishi Sunak announced?

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a major package of “new support for the self-employed” to help those in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. A new “Self-employment Income Support Scheme” was revealed during yesterday’s (26th March 2020) ...
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Statutory Sick Pay is changing in light of coronavirus outbreak

It was announced in last week’s 2020 Budget that Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rules are to be changed temporarily to help workers affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the Government is “extending Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for a ...
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FMP Global Coronavirus Statement

As a valued member of the FMP Global community, we appreciate the trust you place in us to make sure all your critical operational software and services continue. As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation continues to evolve, our thoughts go out to all who have been impacted or ...
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FMP raises over £20,000 for Huntington’s Disease Association!

At the beginning of 2019 FMP decided that we would dedicate our fundraising efforts to a very important cause to us: Huntington’s Disease Association. Almost a year ago to the day we announced them as our Charity of the Year, and we committed ourselves to raising as much mone ...
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UK Gov Introduce Jack’s Law

Back in 2010 Jack Herd, a boy of almost two years old, tragically passed away after drowning. When his father was granted just three days off work – one of which was for the funeral – Jack’s mother, Lucy Herd, began campaigning for parental bereavement leave. Now, ten years l ...
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CCTV in the Workplace Laws: Can your employer spy on you?

The ongoing debate surrounding safety versus privacy invasion when it comes to CCTV is likely to persist for years to come. It’s estimated that Londoners are picked up by CCTV cameras an average of 300 times a day, and while the rest of the country falls short of this astound ...
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