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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

mia seeks new CEO as Longhurst retires

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The Meetings Industry Association is seeking an outstanding and inspirational new chief executive, as Jane Longhurst is stepping down to retire. Since taking the helm in 2004, Longhurst has been championing the business meetings and events sector, collaborating and uniting the many different parts of the industry, advocating best practice to raise industry standards launching […]

Taking pride in inclusion: How to measure LGBT+ inclusivity in the workplace

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By Ashley Williams, Psychologist at business psychology firm Pearn Kandola An inclusive workplace culture is one that effectively incorporates differences without eliminating them, and in which people flourish individually and unite as a high performing team. It’s the magic ingredient that allows employees to thrive and grow within their role. An inclusive culture not only […]

Unexpected ‘work chats’ boost productivity for over an hour

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As organisations begin to test different hybrid working styles, new data from Chargifi reveals that spontaneous office interactions between coworkers can boost individual wellbeing and productivity for over an hour. The hybrid workplace specialist found almost half (45%) of employees report feeling happier after such encounters, and around a third say they feel more motivated, […]

Over 15 million empty chairs and desks ‘create furniture furor’

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A game of musical (empty) chairs, or a landfill disaster? The move toward home working could cause a landfill influx of millions of chairs and desks as offices close or downsize following Covid-19, warns The business waste specialists are warning of a mountain of unwanted office furniture making its way to landfill as companies […]

Men’s Health Week: 5 ways to create a healthy workplace culture

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This week (14th-20th June 2021) is Men’s Health Week. Physical and mental wellbeing have been important considerations for leaders over the past year and it is essential this focus is maintained as we build back for the future. Here five experts provide some practical tips leaders can implement to create healthy workplace cultures. Know the early […]