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BACK TO THE OFFICE: Why we’re struggling to concentrate – and tips to improve focus

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During the pandemic working from home presented its own challenges when it came to distractions and troubles with maintaining concentration. Now, as Covid-19 restrictions have lifted, many businesses have returned to the hustle and bustle of in-office life. Though many of us have enjoyed being reunited with our colleagues and favourite commuter coffee shops, transitioning […]

The top 10 home comforts that UK workers want in the office this winter

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With many workplaces and the Government having encouraged staff to come back to the office, new research has revealed that UK workers have admitted to needing in the workplace. A survey of 1,150 UK adults by lighting supplier Ultra LEDs revealed some of the top home comforts workers can’t be without. 40% of workers brought […]

Creating an experience: How to make the workplace a destination

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Bianca Angelico of On Verve shares advice for making the workplace a destination and encouraging employees back to the office… Even before the disruption and upheaval of the past two years arrived, the role of the office was evolving. In 2019, for example, 27 per cent of the UK’s workforce worked from home at some […]

The top five worst WFH habits being brought into the office

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New research from Kadence has revealed the bad habits that people are noticing in their colleagues since returning to the office. While many workers have become used to working from home over the past 21 months, the survey of 2,000 UK and US office workers suggests that some forget that they’re not at home. From […]

5 Easy Eye Exercises to Prevent Digital Eye Strain

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The past two years have seen working from home becoming the new norm. Although, with restrictions easing many of us are beginning to look forward to returning to our in-office setups. However, the office environment can be harsh on our eye health. Florescent lighting, heating and aircon, as well as different desk set up, can […]

Heading to an office for the first time? Here’s everything you need to know…

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Thousands of Brits will be starting a new office job or making their first visit to the workplace in the coming months and could therefore be entering an office environment for the first time. Office work is one of the largest industries in the UK, but due to COVID-19, many British workers have found themselves working from home as a result of movement restrictions. This has meant that many workers will have started their careers working remotely or will have never set foot in an office previously. […]

Nearly 8m workers would enter the office with Covid symptoms

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New research from Direct Line Life Insurance reveals that 7.7 million workers (27%) would continue to travel into the office even if they have either a high temperature or a cough – two of the major symptoms of Coronavirus. Aside from Coronavirus symptoms, 2.9 million workers (10%) admit they would continue to travel into the office […]

Most employees in the UK and Ireland are reluctant to return to the office

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The majority (67%) of UK and Irish office workers are reluctant to return to the office post-Covid. That’s according to a new European study by global workplace creation experts Unispace. The study – which combined the results of an in-depth survey of 3,000 office workers, 2,750 employers in leadership roles at organisations with 50+ employees, […]

40% of new dog owners completely avoiding office

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As a new study reveals that half of new dog owners are spending less time in the office to stay with their pet, employees are being urged to balance both dog-caring duties and working in the office. Of the estimated 12 million pet dogs in the UK, around 3.2 million were brought to their new […]

3.6 million workers feel rushed back to the office

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With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct Line Life Insurance. Some 5.5 million workers would work from home permanently if given the […]