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Long working hours ‘shorten life expectancy by 9 years’
People living in countries that have an average working week that exceeds 48 hours die an average of two years earlier than those that work for 45 hours or less per week, new research shows. According to World Health Organization (WHO) data, countries with a high life expectancy between 82.2 and 84.2 years work an […]
What’s the perfect shade of tea?
Sorry coffee lovers, this one’s for the tea drinkers Despite the nation slowly becoming a place for coffee aficionados, obsessed with the different variants on roasted beans in a mug, there’s still a need for the art of making a proper brew. Although the country as a whole may be turning to java, PAs are […]
Are you one of the UK’s happiest workers?
Older male workers employed by microbusinesses within marketing, communications or advertising are happier at work than any other age group, new research has found. A survey of 1,024 UK workers, by workplace incentives and rewards provider, One4all Rewards asked employees from different age groups, genders and industries to score how happy they are in their […]
CTM debuts travel management service Lightning Lite at Business Travel Show
Corporate Travel Management (CTM) is aiming to keep business travel simple for SMEs with the launch of its premium service package, Lightning Lite. Unveiled at the Business Travel show, the service is manageable and low cost for companies who spend up to £750k per year on travel. SMEs using the service can select from three different […]
How to best prepare for your annual review
Paula Gibson, PA at Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc and founder of cityintrigue.com, shares her tips on how employees can smash their yearly review. How do you feel when your manager asks you to attend an annual review meeting? Some personal assistants I’ve spoken with often dread their annual reviews for two main reasons. Firstly, […]
Bringing home into the office
Love Energy Savings reveals its tips on how employers and employees can make the working environment more homely. ‘Working from home’ – these three little words seem to resonate with the average British worker as strongly as ‘dress down Friday’ or a ‘cup of tea’. According to a recent survey, more than 44 per cent […]