Elliott, the future of Liverpool

first_imgDuring the 2019/20 academic year, Harvey Elliott has played a total of seven games with Liverpool, made his Premier League debut and was on the bench in the Club World Cup final against Flamengo. Along the way, he has broken a few records: that of the youngest footballer to start in an official first team match (16 years and 174 days against MK Dons) and that of the youngest in the club in an FA Cup match (16 years, 9 months and 1 day against Everton). “It’s not too far from settling with the elders since he trains every day with the first squad. He has already had exposure to the first level and both the coach and his staff think a lot about him, “explained Neil Critchley, coach of the second network team.Harvey Elliott too leads England’s U17 generation, despite the fact that this year’s European has been suspended. However, it looks like it won’t last long in that category. If everything follows its rhythm, Elliott will not need a loan to finish training. “It’s easy to convince yourself when you see him train,” said Klopp. At Liverpool they have a secure future. If they have already confirmed themselves as one of the most fearsome teams in Europe, the coming years also promise victories. The new litter of players is already knocking on the door of Jürgen Klopp and whoever does the loudest responds to the name of Harvey Elliott (April 4, 2003), who is turning 17 today.Despite his youth, he has been playing for all English football fans for more than a year, since His official debut with Fulham in a Cup match came at the age of 15. A few months later, on the last day of the last Premier League, premiered in league competition at 16 years and 30 days and he became the youngest footballer in history to do so, breaking the previous record in more than a month.Elliott was the protagonist during the summer. Having not signed any professional contract with Fulham, tAll the great teams fell on top of him. He ended up accepting Liverpool’s proposal, club of his childhood: they placed him directly in the branch while Klopp would give him loose opportunities throughout the season. And so it has been.last_img read more

Poll 31 believe SMEs should train first aiders to support employee mental

first_imgEmployee Benefits poll: Three in 10 (31%) respondents believe that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can support employees’ mental health by training mental health first aiders.A straw poll of www.employeebenefits.co.uk readers, which received 49 responses, also found that 24% feel that SMEs should improve office environments in order to better support mental wellbeing, while 20% think they should consider providing counselling services.Around 14% of respondents cite access to digital tools and apps as an approach SMEs could use to address employee mental health, while a further 10% believe wellbeing seminars would be effective.Research published in February 2019 by small business platform Xero, which polled 500 SME owners, found that 28% are too busy to think about supporting mental health in the workplace, with 48% agreeing that they could be doing more in this field.More than a third (37%) of respondents to Xero’s survey allow pets in the office in order to support employee wellbeing, while 35% provide support in terms of workload management and 33% give access to digital wellbeing tools and apps.Around one third (34%) are adding plants to their workspaces and 29% are working to ensure there is enough natural light in the office in order to impact employee wellbeing and mental health.Anne Allen, director of people experience at Xero, said: “Running a small business effectively in testing times is about doing the small things well; streamlining administration and tax compliance and using technology to simplify business management.“Our study shows [SMEs] do feel the pressure of changing times, but work environments with the right technical, emotional and personal support can ease the strain.”What do you think are the main barriers when looking to introduce flexible working? Let us know your opinion in our latest poll…last_img read more