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Infographic: Obamacare and Small Business

Infographic: Obamacare and Small Business

A great many of our readers are small business owners from the United States and since the beginning of the year they have been subject to new legislation under the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare“). Most employers in the US are now required to provide medical insurance for their employees or contribute towards…

Infographic: Health Entrepreneurs

Infographic: Health Entrepreneurs

Without entrepreneurs in the health sector, many important medicines and vaccines may never have been developed. Healthy competition in the industry over the years has led to new innovations and driven down the cost of expensive procedures and drugs. Today’s infographic spotlights some of the entrepreneurs doing vital work in the health industry, ranging from…

First Aid Hazards to Watch for in the Workplace

First Aid Hazards to Watch for in the Workplace

Accidents at work aren’t good for business: they can throw the whole day out of whack, not to mention put one of your employees out of action. So it’s important to be aware of the dangers lurking at work and it’s always useful to get a few of your team members on first aid training…

Do your employees benefit from permanent health insurance? Is your business at risk?

Do your employees benefit from permanent health insurance? Is your business at risk?

Many employers provide employees with the valuable benefits offered by permanent health insurance (PHI). However, a recent case tested the question of whether or not there is an implied term in a contract of employment that an employee would not have their employment terminated as a means to remove entitlement to payments under a PHI…

Five Ways Flexible Working Can Boost Productivity

Research and case studies show that flexible working can increase people’s productivity. Flexible working ensures people are on top form and have the scope to put in the best work, when it matters most. General improvements in mood and health also means less days lost to absenteeism. Flexible working is increasingly popular, especially for smaller…

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