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Companies are still paying men more
Three quarters of businesses are still have a gender pay gap Although the gender pay gap is virtually extinct for freelance and self-employed workers, British businesses are still struggling to catch up, according to new government statistics. 74% of businesses with more than 250 employees were found to have a pay gap favouring men, with […]
Brits sit through almost 10,000 meetings in their career
They’ll probably spend most of that time daydreaming, forgetting their notebooks and trying not to fall asleep Long suffering British employees will sit through a mind numbing 9,776 meetings in their working lifetime – with over half of them being deemed as completely pointless, research from Deliveroo for Business has revealed. New research of the […]
Paid bereavement leave is nearly nationwide
Bereavement leave is now near-universal among organisations, according to a new study Almost all employers offer their staff paid time off during a time of bereavement, according to a survey from XpertHR. The majority of the 634 organisations surveyed operate within a formal policy or guidelines when granting leave. The remainder prefer to work on […]
Millennials dominate the workforce, but what do they want?
Millennials outnumber the baby boomers, but how will this change the workplace? Are Millennials overworked or lazy? This was one of the key questions recruitment company The ManpowerGroup were asked by Instant Offices as it set out to answer as they tried to work out what Millennials look for in employment. The report aimed to […]
How much data do you share with the public sector?
As GDPR legislation looms ever closer for businesses, new research has revealed just how little trust the British public has for online use of their private information Nearly 90% of British workers are concerned about the amount of data they share publicly, and how vulnerable they could be if the information found its way into the […]
Top 10 stories of the week
As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and keep up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. 1. Are you an office geek? If you enjoy putting together a spreadsheet and using three different colour highlighters during your working day, you could earn yourself the title as […]
Gleneagles is Britain’s number 1 hotel
The 5-star Scottish hotel and spa ranked among the destinations from Italy to Antigua Luxury Scottish hotel, spa and golf resort Gleneagles has been named one of the world’s best hotels, ranking within Conde Nast Traveller’s renowned Gold List 2018. Calling the 5-star leisure and business destination the ‘most famous hotel in Scotland’, the internationally […]
Flexible working and small businesses lead to Britain’s happiest workers
What keeps us smiling in the workplace? The average British worker rates their happiness as just under 7/10, according to the 2018 Happiness Survey by One4all rewards. Workers in one of the oldest age brackets – aged 55 and over – were happier than any other age group, scoring 6.91, while men rated their happiness […]
15 ways to stay productive at work
Executives should ditch meetings, quit multitasking and learn how to delegate to maximise productivity in the office, experts have warned. A new list of tips and advice has been compiled by the experts at commercial property firm LondonOffices.com to encourage workers to ditch bad habits and achieve benchmark levels of productivity at work. From jazzing […]