Almost half of UK employees (44%) are struggling to afford fuel prices in order to get to work. The survey, conducted by employee benefits provider GettaSub, quizzed 2,000 UK workers and discovered that rising fuel costs are having a detrimental effect on employee financial wellbeing. The results also found that just under a third (30% per cent) […]
Would you walk to work to save on fuel?
National Stress Awareness Month: How can Brits improve their work-life balance?
We have an important issue to address as almost one third of UK workers feel they have a poor work-life balance. CT Shirts investigates… We have investigated how the UK can improve and taken some tips from other countries. It can take its toll on our home life happiness, relationships and mental health, so this is not […]
Bosses should help staff up their game – literally
Gamified rewards and bonuses not only introduce an element of fun to the workplace, but also increasing employee performance – and over half of all bosses are losing out on productivity by not making use of them. A survey of 1,096 UK workers, by workplace incentives and rewards provider One4all Rewards, published in the Workers […]
‘Thank you’ – 2 words that go a long way
If your boss thanks you for a job well done, chances are you’ll remain loyal to the business, says a new report. A survey to mark the launch of the One4all Spotlight Awards reveals that 83 per cent of UK workers say that being thanked increases their loyalty to the company, with 65 per cent […]
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 […]
Is your company prepared for future technology?
Technology is continuing to change, and companies have had to adapt quickly to keep relevant in the shifting landscape, but just how has it altered the way we see the business world? Business Energy comparison specialist Love Energy Savings has investigated the changes in tech and has spoken to industry experts to identify the best […]
Housing and debt the biggest financial concern for employees
A survey of employers in England and Wales by intermediary Jelf Employee Benefits highlights the damage to work and productivity caused by employees’ personal financial problems. The research, undertaken in the first half of 2017, surveyed more than 300 employers in private, public and third-sector organisations. According to the findings, employers believe that money worries may […]
Bosses urged to stay in touch with home workers
Managers are being urged to make more effort to stay in contact with employees working remotely as the number of home workers continues to grow. Flexible workspace specialists Regus believes the solution to productivity concerns is a more open and regular channel of communication between workers. 84% of professionals agree that managers should speak with […]
Smokers cost bosses nearly £2,000 a year
Workers who take regular smoke breaks are considered disruptive by their colleagues at the cost of their company, according to new research. A study by Vapourlites and the British Heart Foundation revealed that frequent smokers could be taking up to four breaks a day, costing bosses around £1,815 a year per employee. Causing friction among […]
UK’s quirkiest employee perks revealed
Keeping workers happy is proving to be big business with bosses, with more and more companies introducing unique benefits and perks to set themselves out from the crowd. More than three quarters of British businesses are set to invest in future benefits as it’s revealed that 34% of employees believe perks are the most important […]