lca (#13) 17 days ago Mobile mobile gadgets work office All   2 Comments 

For every mobile phone or tablet, there are probably 10 accessories that you might want to use. Here's a look at some that you might find useful.

Arlene (#22) 20 days ago World News   2 Comments 

This week Mobile ID World was coming to you from Barcelona, where Mobile World Congress 2015 was being held. This year, more than ever before, identity management had a substantial presence at the biggest annual event in mobility.

junix (#12) 21 days ago World News   1 Comment 

Apple could be preparing to launch a new Retina MacBook Air with just two ports and a slimmed-down chassis at today's Apple Watch event. Here, we explore rumours about Apple's MacBook Air, and the latest Retina MacBook Air release date speculation.

Angelie (#4) 21 days ago World News   1 Comment 

Career counselors tell us to have a Plan B, to not expect that Plan A is for keeps. They say you are responsible for your career plan, that no employer has the duty or intent to pave your path. They say full-time, long-term employment isn’t the wave of the future. Indeed, for many, the temporary and contract wave already washed ashore.

lca (#13) 21 days ago World News employee retention time management All   Discuss 

The study: Nicholas Bloom and graduate student James Liang, who is also a cofounder of the Chinese travel website Ctrip, gave the staff at Ctrip’s call center the opportunity to volunteer to work from home for nine months. Half the volunteers were allowed to telecommute; the rest remained in the office as a control group. […]

lca (#13) 21 days ago World News freelance jobs mobile All   Discuss 

On the other hand, companies could simply join another trend — allowing employees to work from home. That model has proven to boost productivity, with employees working more hours and taking fewer breaks.

raven 34 days ago Freelancing   Discuss 

More than eight in ten of the people who became self-employed in the final three months of last year were women, according to official labour market figures.
In fact, out of the 88,000 people who began working for themselves between October and December 2014, about 77,000 of them are female, found the Office of National Statistics.
Freelancers’ trade body IPSE yesterday welcomed the growth in self-employment, which is 2% up on the same period in 2013, but recognises that i...

raven 41 days ago Freelancing   Discuss 

Tax and benefit changes since 2010 seem to be paying off for Britain’s self-employed people, according to a post-Autumn Statement analysis by an accountancy firm.
In fact, a self-employed couple earning £30,000 with two children will be £1,845 better off compared with when the coalition government took office, found the analysis by EY.
Obtained by the Daily Telegraph, the analysis shows that the couple’s income after tax in the 2010/11 tax year was £...

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