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    10 steps to maximum productivity

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    Working at home and struggling to maintain productivity? For the majority of Brits currently working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for those looking to do more home working in the future, flexible office specialist, Workthere, has shared 10 tips on how you can create an office space that leads to maximum productivity. 1. Make a list […]

    Are offices ready for the return of the workforce?

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    With the UK expected to move away from home working and return to the office in greater numbers during the Autumn months, National Accident Helpline is warning employers to ensure offices are safe and ready or run the risk of accidents happening in the workplace. Recent data from National Accident Helpline highlights the importance of caution as […]

    The final furlough: Your obligations from September 30th

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    Unless there is a dramatic change in Government policy, 30 September will be a major milestone in the UK’s post-pandemic economic journey, as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) finally comes to an end. David Sheppard, an employment lawyer at Capital Law, considers what this means for employers currently using the scheme… Universally referred to as […]

    How office design can affect productivity and spark creativity

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    Office spaces have a huge impact on both the productivity and creativity of employees. In fact, research has shown that the design and layout of the work environment are crucial in sparking inspiration and this translates into quality of work. So, the experts at PPL PRS have simply explained how to utilise office design to […]

    Beat the Afternoon Crash at Your Desk: The Sleep-Inducing Foods to Avoid

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    We’ve all been there. Halfway through a particularly trying morning – or just any given Monday – you decide to deploy the old reward system tactic on yourself. “Get through this and I will treat you to your favourite lunch,” you tell yourself, sparking enough gusto to power through the rest of the morning’s tasks. […]

    6 ways to create a happier workplace

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    The global pandemic put a pause on the movements of many workers, who decided it was better to ‘sit tight’ as the world’s businesses drew down the shutters and waited for better times. Now, as the economy begins to recover, ‘The Great Resignation’ has begun, with estimates revealing that around 41% of people plan to […]

    UK business leaders to boost investment in employee wellbeing

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    British business leaders are set to increase their investment in employee wellbeing as they look to retain and nurture staff in the wake of ongoing economic concerns. According to Bupa Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index 2021, UK business leaders are predicted to increase their spend on employee mental health and wellbeing by 18 per cent in the coming […]

    When is the best time to apply for a job…?

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    When should you apply for a job? The experts at careers app, Debut have calculated the exact times of year with the most and least job postings and provided some handy tips and advice… Get applying quickly in November The best month to apply for a job is November, when as many as 14.34% of the […]

    Over a third of UK adults have suffered discrimination at work

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    Over a third of British adults (36%) report having experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace or when job hunting, study finds. New research into workplace discrimination, commissioned by HR software provider CIPHR, reveals just how widespread employment bias is in the UK. On average, one in six people (16%) report having suffered ageism, […]

    Almost half of UK workers would hide health issues from their employer

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    Almost half of UK employees would not talk to their employer if they were experiencing a health issue, having a detrimental impact on business performance and culture, according to new research from not-for-profit healthcare provider, Benenden Health. As many as 41% of individuals reported that they wouldn’t feel confident discussing any health issue with their employer, […]