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      BRITS SPEND 12.5 HOURS PER WEEK FEELING STRESSED

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      Stressed out Brits are being consumed by their lack of sleep, financial worries and struggles with staying in shape for more than 12 hours per week, a new study has found. A survey of 2,023 UK drivers conducted by Auto Trader has revealed that one in three adults feel the effects of stress on a regular […]

      Comms tools are hampering productivity and damaging mental health, claims report

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      British workers are struggling to keep on top of distracting and confusing digital communication tools, causing them to miss important work emails or messages, according to a new report. New digital tools which have become more commonplace during the pandemic are often poorly implemented and have only served to compound the issue, denting productivity, causing miscommunication […]

      Looking to switch career? You’re not alone…

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      Almost half of Brits are considering a change of career – with medical professions, landscape gardening and teaching topping the list of preferred industries. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed this year’s events had left two-thirds thinking life is too short to be working in a job they hate. This could mean a shift in […]

      Supporting staff as the schools reopen

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      Advice by David Price, Workplace Wellbeing Expert and CEO, Health Assured Schools are now open and children across the UK have headed back to education after many months at home. For many, who are anxious about childcare as they return to work, this is a blessing. But to others, it’s a worry—coronavirus is still an […]

      Private business jet charter: safe, efficient, and surprisingly cost-effective

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      By Terry Farthing, Managing Director, London Jet Charter Social distancing is changing the way we do business, not least in terms of travel. It’s not just about following guidelines; many of us simply won’t risk the health of our families or colleagues. Lives and jobs may depend on it. Private jet charter puts the safety […]

      Work & Life with Ince Gordon Dadds’ Kerry Ferguson

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      Kerry Ferguson is EA to the Head of Finance & Administration at legal and professional services group Ince Gordon Dadds LLP. She tells Lisa Carter what she enjoys about her role, the challenges and how she’s coped with lockdown… How did you get your current job? I joined the firm 10 years ago as a […]

      How To: Keep teams connected in lockdown

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      Staff motivation has never been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic and with most of the country still working from home. Companies have adapted well, hosting weekly quizzes and ‘socials’, but here are some additional options you might like to consider, courtesy of our friends at Crescendo… The legacy of the recent global events […]

      The Skills Master: Q&A with Today’s PA’s Paul Pennant

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      Training specialist Today’s PA was founded over 15 years ago by PAul Pennant. And that’s not a typo in his name – it demonstrates how committed he is to the PA and EA community and helping individuals achieve their potential. He speaks to Lisa Carter… Tell us about Today’s PA – the background to the […]

      How To: Switch from traditional office spaces

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      Joanne Barratt, Managing Director of The Venues Collection, explains why working with a venue supplier could help staff stay connected… As we all become accustomed to the ‘new normal’, flexibility will be key in our approach to bringing people together again in the new office. Professor Cary Cooper, a leading psychologist, has predicted that more […]

      Drug testing: what employers need to know

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      Some useful advice by Andrew Willis, Head of Legal at Croner Over the weekend, Conservative London mayoral candidate, Shaun Bailey called for every business in the capital with more than 250 employees to sign up to a drug-testing charter – routinely checking, with the results being made public. Mr Bailey said this would help to […]