Monthly Archives: March 2017

Best practice for paying employees commission

Sales team smiling in the office

By Jools Tait, Business Development Director Paying commission to employees in positions such as sales, is often considered to be a good form of performance motivation. On the flip side, this can cause stress to individuals who may struggle under

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How to manage on a fluctuating income

Whether you work in a job which pays commission or you are self-employed, fluctuation in income can make it hard for anyone to make any future plans. We are often contacted by people whose unpredictable income has caused them to

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Ben and Motor Trade Radio announce new strategic partnership

Motor Trade Radio logo

Partnership to boost awareness about support Ben offers the automotive industry Ben, the not-for-profit that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with

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How to embrace happiness

Happy family riding in a car

Today is the International Day of Happiness, so we’ve put together our advice on how to put a smile on your face… and keep it there! Have a chat Humans are social animals and having people we feel close to

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Toyota donates new 4×4 to Ben’s Birch Hill Care Centre in Berwick-upon-Tweed

New car offered lifeline for local care centre staff and residents during winter Ben, the not-for-profit that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, has been delighted to receive a generous

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5 Mothers’ Day ideas on a budget

A son drinking tea with his mum on Mothers' Day

By Jenny Ross, Digital and Content Marketing Specialist Mothers’ Day is fast approaching (26th March) so here are some ways to put a smile on her face without making a hole in your wallet. Afternoon tea Treat her to afternoon

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Getting the most out of your pension

Man holding pensions money

By Yvonne Hignell, Care & Support Services Director More and more of us in the UK are saving into a pensions scheme than ever before, in line with government advice. In 2015, the Office of National Statistics recorded its highest

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A guide to renting – keeping costs down

Housemates cooking together

By Yvonne Hignell, Care & Support Services Director With ever increasing house prices, a record number of us are renting. As much as 22% of the UK rented from private landlords in 2015 (ResPublica), compared to only 9% back in

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