5 Things to Look for When Health Insurance Shopping

Health insurance shopping has never been simple. For a family of four, health insurance can cost an average of $28,000 a year. If you’re shopping for a new insurance plan, you want to make sure you’re choosing something that works not only for your health needs but also your budget. Let’s face it, healthcare is complicated. The insurance process isn’t straightforward or easy by any means. It almost seems to be complicated on purpose to keep individuals from finding quality deals.…

6 Ways Businesses can Reduce Environmental Footprint

Going green can be advantageous for any business, with the potential to reduce environmental impact, enhance sustainability and even attract top talent. As such, if you would like to go green and reduce the footprint of your business, here are six effective ways to do so. Reuse and Recycle Did you know almost 25% of waste in the UK comes from businesses? As such, it’s vital companies have a thorough business recycling programme in order to reduce impact on the environment.…

Effective Hazardous Waste Management Guide for Businesses

As a business, when dealing with hazardous waste, it’s important that your organisation has an effective waste management solution put in place. When hazardous waste is improperly handled, it can be harmful to human health and environmental safety. Hazardous waste can be found in many forms, including solids, liquids and contained gases; in these forms, it can regularly pollute the surface of groundwater supplies. The UK government stipulates strict guidance on how to monitor and implement an effective hazardous waste solution, and together with Reconomy – hazardous waste skip hire – this guide will ensure that business’ manage these wastes appropriately.…

How to Delete or Temporarily Disable Your Instagram Account?

Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps which declared to have reached 800 million users towards the end of 2017. According to Statista, a company dedicated to statistics, it now seems to have more than one billion users. Yet of course, there may be a variety of reasons to decide to stop using the service or take a temporary break. In fact, it is one of the most searched items about the service online. In this article, we are going to illustrate how to permanently or temporarily remove your Instagram account step by step.…

How to Answer Business Calls Properly

There’s an absolute art to answering business phone calls properly. By now, most of us with any work experience at all know we can’t answer a professional call the way we would our friends and family. “Yeah, what’s up” just won’t cut it, if you’re looking to project a professional image. So, how then should business phone calls with customers be handled? Let’s dive into a few of the more important points in professional phone call answering etiquette we all need to be mindful of.…

How to Make Your Business Safer

Running a business often means you have a working environment, such as an office or work site. You might also employ a number of employees’, and hire outside services like a cleaning team. With lots of people coming and going to your business environment, it is important that you take steps to ensure safety. It means implementing health and safety rules and making sure every staff member is well informed about them. If you are looking for ways to make your business safer, this guide gives you some tips.…

Increasing Productivity With What You Wear – Can It Be Done?

You’ve probably noticed the shift in office dress codes in recent years. At one time, a nine-to-five job was synonymous with a three-piece suit and briefcase. But, now, many companies are happy to let their employees dress in business casual attire or what they feel comfortable in. Is it affecting productivity, though? The rise of the business casual dress code Is there a reason why more people are wearing business casual? It’s possible that it is the influence of younger workers in the office that has led to a shift towards business casual.…

Helping Employees with Musculoskeletal Conditions

Musculoskeletal conditions affect the joints, bones, and muscles, and can included autoimmune diseases, according to the NHS. Many adults are impacted by the problem, which in turn, can have an effect on their daily life. This includes their work life, so it’s important for employers to adapt their workplace to help employees who suffer from musculoskeletal conditions. A study by Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain (HSE), revealed that 507,000 workers in the UK suffered from such a condition in 2016/17.…

Freelancing 101: Read This Before You Pursue the Path of Working from Home

Freelancing and working from home are becoming a more common occurrence. Before the internet and wireless technology, it was a rarity, but access to these technologies has hugely multiplied the percentage of the overall working population that falls into these roles. One thing to remember though is that there are plenty of misconceptions and unknown rules to being successful as a freelancer. It’s Still Work So many people make the mistake of thinking that working from home means they can goof off or split their attention between multiple places.…

Four Tips for Boosting Your Productivity When Working in an RV

Don’t let the fact that you have to get work done mean you can’t take that vacation by renting an RV from Outdoorsy! Although, in a perfect world, you wouldn’t have to worry about work at all, hitting the road at least means you get to be a bit adventurous while you complete your boss’s latest project. But, beware. The RV lifestyle can tempt you into spending more time lounging by the campfire than in front of the computer, which can be disastrous for your productivity.…