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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Millennials are working 17 extra days a year by not taking a lunch break

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A study, conducted by flexible office specialist Workthere, has revealed that the average ‘lunch hour’ for office workers in the UK is just 28 minutes, shrinking by six minutes since 2017. For millennials this is even shorter, with 25–34-year-old workers taking just 25 minutes on average each day, three minutes less than the current national average. This means younger workers […]

Marriott offers 5% off meetings & events

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When you’re planning how to reunite your team, look no further than Marriott. With 5% off, double Marriott Bonvoy points and flexible terms and conditions for meetings, groups and events held between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022, getting back together will be even more rewarding. And with expert health and safety standards still […]

Good Lord! Brits now spend £620 a year on subscriptions

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The UK remains a nation of ‘Super Subscribers’, with Brits spending £620 per year on subscriptions – up 12 per cent, from £552 just 12 months ago. Research of 2,000 adults found digital and ‘deliver to door’ is now such an integral part of Brits’ daily lives that eight in 10 UK households are signed […]

Rethink required for tackling work-related MSK disorders

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders have always been a cause of workplace absence. With Covid-related factors likely to increase the prevalence of such problems and also making in-person appointments harder to access, employers need to rethink the solution. Brett Hill, distribution director for Towergate Health & Protection, said: “MSK issues are a ticking time-bomb. We need to […]

49% of workers sending emails late at night or early morning

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One-in-five (20%) UK workers now have their work instant messaging app on their personal mobile phone, according to new research from by B2B furniture ecommerce site Furniture At Work. The research, which asked 1,015 UK workers about their routine and habits during the working day, sought to uncover how attitudes to work had changed since the pandemic […]