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Thursday, February 4, 2021

How to build a better working environment – it’s all down to attitude and flexibility

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The pandemic has created challenges that businesses have never seen before. Beyond the initial financial strain many endured, the ongoing restrictions have had a lasting impact on the way the UK workforce approaches the working week. 2020 saw the vast majority of office staff work from home for long periods, which has paved the way […]

How to ensure your mental wellbeing policy genuinely works for your employees

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By Naomi Thompson, Head of Organisational Development at Benenden Health If you asked employees what makes them stay in a job and what attracts them to a new opportunity, you could be forgiven for thinking that the usual answers of a good salary, free breakfast and a new laptop would top the list. However, it has […]

How the role of an EA has changed due to the pandemic

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How has the pandemic and lockdown changed the role of an EA? PA Life spoke to Orlaith O’Brien, EA at Endava… How did you get your current position? I was contacted by a lady in the recruitment department via LinkedIn. (In fact my previous position was via LinkedIn also!) I wasn’t actively looking at the […]

Technology Month…

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This week marked the beginning of February – and the start of Technology Month at PA Life, as we examine the solutions and techniques available to help us our professional lives During the pandemic, technology has never been more important, and – whether it’s navigating pro Zoom functions, sourcing new comms tools such as Slack […]

Why digital solutions are important in 2021 and beyond

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By Brijesh Vadukiya, tech activist and blogger The arrival of technology and its innovation has been very fruitful for people all over the world. Everyone, including businesses, have benefited from the evolution of technology and this will only continue in the future. Technological solutions have made things easier, comfortable and flexible. This has changed people’s […]

Time to Talk Day: Employees believe there will be a greater focus on workplace mental health once Covid has passed

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Today is Time to Talk Day, the day that we get the nation talking about mental health. According to research from the workforce training course comparison site CoursesOnline, 66% of employees think that moving forward, more time and resources will be dedicated to mental health in the workplace due to Covid. This data comes from […]