If you’re on the wind-down for Christmas, there’s a good chance your employees are too – in fact, a study has found they may have switched off around a week ago, which makes you wonder when exactly is the right time to start the seasonal shut down?
“The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men/Gang aft agley” so wrote Robert Burns in 1785 – and it’s a verse that has stood the test of time, as no matter how through your plans, things can still go awry.
And although using ConferenceCall.co.uk to set up a conference call for up to 100 participants could hardly be easier, there’s always the possibility not everything will go to plan and some people might miss the call.
Even setting a free SMS reminder isn’t fail-safe.
And while we can’t guarantee not everyone will be able to make the conference call, we can guarantee that no-one need miss a word thanks to our free conference call recording facility.
You can now record your conference calls to distribute to those that couldn’t attend or even just for archiving purposes – all free of charge and without the need for any extra equipment.
It seems people are pulling together to help local businesses out of lockdown, as two thirds of people say they’ll shop local to support small businesses.
The coronavirus lock lock down means more of will be forced into working from home with partners friends or other family members, and all that time spent between the same four walls can put a strain on even the strongest of relationships – living in each other’s pockets day-after-day could be enough to drive you crazy.
Here’s how to make working from home work for you in a house full of people.
If you’ve ever wanted to work from home or needed flexible hours, the UK’s flexible working regulations mean your employer has to consider any request you put in and, if they turn it down, must give a valid reason for doing so.
To make flexible working work though, it has to be right for both the employer and the employee, and with so many variables involved, things can quickly get complicated.
If you’re an employer or an employee considering the options, it’s a good idea to break flexible working down into two components – ‘flexi-time’ and ‘telecommute’.