WISE Worksafe Blog

40 Years of WISE: an Interview with our Founder

20 Oct 2017

With four out of ten UK businesses failing to survive beyond five years of trading, and the average company lifespan in the UK being a mere 15 years, what does it take to found a company that is still going strong after four decades?

The True Cost of Workplace Injuries and How to Reduce Them

25 Sep 2017

The large majority of us will think of cheesy solicitor advertisements when someone says ‘workplace injuries’. Nonetheless, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that over 621,000 people sustained a non-fatal injury at work in 2015/16, and 144 workers were killed. 

What Factors Influence Employee Satisfaction?

30 Aug 2017

With financial rewards, working conditions, career advancement and internal relationships to consider, ensuring your team remain satisfied within their role is anything but easy. However, with rising recruitment costs and a growing number of job vacancies remaining empty, employee satisfaction is of growing concern to UK companies.

The Gender PPE Gap: Keeping Female Employees Protected

14 Aug 2017

With a RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) study finding that almost a third of women in construction in the UK believe their career has been held back due to inherent sexism, the construction industry is continuing to face an equality crisis. 

Staff Clothing and Tax: What You Need to Do and How You Could Save

18 Jul 2017

There’s no denying it, UK tax legislation is a minefield, whether you’re a mathematical genius or not. If you fail to report expenditure to the government or inform your employees of potential rebates, it could cost your organisation and staff a small fortune. 

What Colours Reveal About Your Brand [Infographic]

07 Jul 2017

Colouring is an integral part of any brand. Some would argue that your brand's aesthetic appearance is as essential to attracting new customers as the products or services you offer. After all, consumers are more considerate of the brands they associate themselves with today than ever before. 

5 Things to Consider When Carrying Out a Rebrand

09 Jun 2017
With a brand's colour impacting customer recognition by as much as 80%, a rebrand is anything but simple. In this article we'll explore 5 things you must consider when carrying out a rebrand.

The Secrets to Selecting a Uniform Your Staff Will Love

09 Jun 2017

A knight’s armour is crafted to instill fear into his opponents. A police officer’s uniform is to increase authority. A footballer’s kit is to encourage confidence and team spirit. In this article we share the secrets to achieving your goals through your uniform, while ensuring your team love to wear it.