Recent Blog Posts By Peninsula Blog
So your employee has a side hustle. Here's what to do...
Side hustle /sʌɪd ˈhʌs(ə)l/ (US) Compound noun: work performed outside of primary employment to earn extra income. The side hustle has arrived. We... Read More
How to avoid a toxic work culture
Before I start, let’s make it clear that I’m sure your business doesn’t have a toxic work culture. Rather, the point of this article is to identify th... Read More
A stark warning: after-hours work calls and emails
Picture the scene. Thursday, 11.38pm. You’re at home, sunk deep into your sofa, finally unwinding after a long day running your business. Four b... Read More
Strong leadership is essential to run a good business
Without an effective leader at the helm, your organisation is going nowhere. Or alternatively, it’s going everywhere, all at once, with no direction. ... Read More
3 risks of remote working and how to avoid them
Many employees jump at the chance to work from home. They imagine a world where they don’t have to commute, where they get to play their music loud, a... Read More
How to keep staff productive while you're away
As an employer, you might be reluctant to go on holiday. Even though you’re overworked and desperately need a break, you’re worried that everything wi... Read More
Minimum wage: important news for the care sector
There’s been a court ruling regarding national minimum wage (NMW) that could have a huge impact on the care industry. The Court of Appeal (CA) over... Read More
The hidden reason your staff are stressed
When it comes to sickness at work, most employers are familiar with absenteeism and presenteeism. The first is when your employees don’t come into wor... Read More
Here's What I Know - Look After Your Tribe
In an interview on employee wellbeing, Sir Richard Branson said, “Much like the word 'entrepreneur', the idea of employee wellbeing was an alien conce... Read More
Can you fire an employee for lying on their CV?
Remember the film ‘Catch Me If You Can’? If you haven’t watched it, it’s about a real-life conman called Frank Abagnale Jr., who tricks people into be... Read More
Is it illegal to take back a pay rise from your staff?
Every employee loves a raise. It’s one of the best ways to reward your hard-working staff. And it stops them from having their heads turned by busines... Read More