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Monday, August 2, 2021

FCA wants to boost disclosure of diversity on listed company boards

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on proposals to improve transparency for investors on the diversity of listed company boards and their executive management teams. Specifically, it is consulting on changes to its Listing Rules to require listed companies to publish annually: A ‘comply or explain statement’ on whether they have achieved […]

What dishonesty does to the brain and why it’s bad for business

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By Dr Lynda Shaw (pictured), neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist Dishonesty in the workplace varies from lying, misuse of company time or expenses, stealing, fraud, claiming sick pay when not sick, taking leave without permission or giving untruthful information when applying for a job to name but a few.  Dishonesty tarnishes relationships, compromises finances, […]

30% of young UK workers want travel vaccinations included in their benefits packages

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Data from a recent study reveals that the UK’s company benefit schemes are ignoring younger employees, despite a huge majority placing great value on benefits. Just 16% of UK employees under 25 (Gen Z) feel that their current benefits package is suitable for them. This figure increases to 24% for those aged 25-34. The study was […]

50% of UK adults would not be honest about time off work for mental health

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Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the Olympic Games in order to look after her mental health has opened up discussions surrounding taking time away from work to manage mental wellbeing and whether people are able to be honest about this. Research carried out by not-for-profit healthcare provider Benenden Health found that only half (50%) of UK adults would […]

The perfect playlist for productivity, sleep and more

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Different occasions call for different tunes – what you jam to during the day might not be your go-to when trying to drift off to sleep at night. So Currys PC World has created the ideal playlist and formula for the perfect song for your everyday activities. Songs were picked by identifying the most-featured tracks across Spotify playlists for exercise, sleep, housework, studying, partying and romantic occasions. The most-featured artists were also unearthed based on who appeared the most across the categories. A combination of […]