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    Workers share ways workplaces need to tackle demotivation

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    Tiles Direct is urging companies to reassess office conditions following a study revealing ways workers lose motivation in the workplace. 61% of young people and over a quarter of British workers admitted to making career decisions based on the aesthetic of an office, with many being put off a job by how oppressive their workspace […]

    London tops Cvent Destination Index

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    Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, has revealed its annual list of the top 25 cities for meetings and events in EMEA as well as the top 10 destination choices for UK meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition (MICE) planners. The lists were compiled according to meeting and event booking activity using the Cvent Supplier […]

    Merlin Events launches the ultimate, edgy incentive: Seven Deadly Sins

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    On Friday 9 June, Merlin Events will throw open the doors of the London Dungeon to launch ‘Lates with More Bite: Seven Deadly Sins Edition.’ The latest offering from the Merlin team gives event buyers something truly unique by offering a culinary journey through the dark streets of London’s past. Michael Aldridge, general manager of […]

    Job hunting treated like booking a holiday

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    The trend for checking reviews before making significant purchases is filtering into the world of work and job hunting, according to new research by global resourcing specialist BPS World. The research found that job seekers are increasingly reliant on researching their potential employers online and keen to have a number of job offers on the […]

    Offices putting secretaries ‘centre-stage’

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    Businesses are being urged to do more to give more prominence to company secretaries after reports reveal just 15% of UK workers know who the secretary at their firm is. A new study by eShare has revealed that the role of corporate secretaries is becoming harder than ever more as the world increasingly goes digital, […]

    Open up a whole world of possibilities at The Meetings Show 2017

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    The Meetings Show provides a platform for PAs to learn, network with industry colleagues and discover new venues, destinations and suppliers. Many of the show’s education sessions will be relevant to PAs; one such highlight is from Virtual Assistant Coach, Trainer and Mentor Amanda Johnson, who will present a session titled ‘From PA to VA […]

    Flexible retirement could be the key to happiness

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    Older workers are opting to stay at work past the retirement age as life expectancy rises, according to new studies. A report by The Lancet has revealed the average person is expected to live to the age of 85 by the year 2030, and that as people are living longer, more are choosing to stay […]

    Interviewers throw ‘curveball’ questions to throw off candidates

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    Is it okay to snitch on a co-worker? What tree do you resemble most? If you could have dinner with anyone in the world who would it be, and why? These are the curveball questions employers are using to throw off candidates, according to new research. A new study by GoDaddy polled 1,000 recent graduates […]

    Employers’ basic pay growth expectations hit three-and-a-half-year low

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    Workers face a squeeze on their earnings as employers anticipate awarding median pay rises of just 1% in the year ahead, according to findings from the latest CIPD/The Adecco Group Labour Market Outlook survey. The survey of more than 1,000 employers suggests that the UK economy is about to be hit by a fall in […]

    Lack of deaf awareness at work is holding millions back

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    A lack of deaf awareness among employers and society at large is holding people with hearing loss back by creating unnecessary barriers and is costing the UK economy £24.8 billion. During Deaf Awareness Week (15-21 May) the UK national charity Action on Hearing Loss highlights simple and cost-effective ways of making the work environment more […]