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Online shopping

What do we do when we can no longer browse?

To many, shopping is more than a necessity. It is a hobby, a social experience, a day out. And it’s an experience that taps straight into our emotions. If you enjoy shopping, you’ll love to browse. The act of physical shopping, wandering around a store, touching...

Mental Health of contractors

Supporting good mental health through lockdown and beyond

The UK has entered the second lockdown period of 2020. Everyone has an opinion on whether it’s necessary or not, but one thing is certain. We are social creatures, and enforced isolation from our communities has a huge, negative impact on our mental health. Mental health...

Contractor wellness

What’s under your umbrella?

Here’s an interesting statistic. There are over 5 million self-employed people in the UK*. Of course, this figure includes people like hairdressers, plumbers, and other services to the residential market. But it also covers contracted commercial staff, whether directly engaged or employed through an umbrella...

personal finances

Personal finances – Keeping the wolf from the door

In our last blog, we looked at the impact of COVID on our employees’ mental wellbeing, with concerns about job security, home working and workplace safety all impacting on anxiety levels. In this article, we look at how the pandemic has affected personal finances, often...

Why have a Financial Plan?

When you live in volatile and uncertain times, it can be hard to think of long term planning; and yet having a financial plan in place can significantly reduce the anxiety caused by short term events. Read or watch the news, and you will encounter...

Remus Rewards adds Hampshire Financial Planning as a new partner

Remus Rewards is pleased to announce Hampshire Financial Planning as a new Wellbeing Partner, increasing our financial wellbeing services for contractors across the UK. Remus Rewards already offers a range of financial wellbeing resources from mortgages, credit rating services, debt management and money advice service and...

5G is coming – but not quite as fast as we thought

5G, or 5th generation cellular technology, has been held up as the holy grail of mobile communications. Offering more than just increased speed – although it will typically deliver over 200 mbps (megabytes per second) compared to 60 mbps for 4G – the other benefits include...

face to face client visits

To visit or not to visit, that is the question

Recent events have had a profound impact on businesses right across the globe. We’ve never experienced anything so far-reaching in its influence in our lifetimes. But even the effects of pandemics eventually ease, and businesses are now focusing on the future, planning how they will operate...

Cloud computing

I wandered lonely as a cloud

Roll the clock back about 15 years, and the only cloud we had heard of was the type Wordsworth was referring to. Now we have public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud. You could be forgiven for feeling the whole cloud picture is getting a...