By Nicole Alvino, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Office, SocialChorus The battle against “fake news” in the workplace will come to a head In 2019, we saw the proliferation of “fake news” spill out of the political sphere and make its way into organisations. Companies are now battling new frontiers we’ve never seen before – from the […]
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Becoming a more sustainable brand through employee engagement
When talking about sustainability, there are some brands who are way ahead of the game. Others, however, have fallen behind. Brands that embrace a more sustainable approach have a lot to gain; it helps the brand appeal to a wider audience and save money in the long run. But in order to achieve a more […]
‘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 […]
Are businesses serious enough about mental illness?
Businesses not taking mental illness seriously enough are being urged to reassess the value of their employees as part of this year’s World Mental Health Day. The Royal College of Psychiatrists has launched an advice pack for businesses looking to revise their policies on mental health, which can not only affect company health and wellbeing, […]
Young workers make their minds up about an office within 5 minutes
Around two thirds of Generation Z decide whether or not they’d like to work for a company within just five minutes, according to new research. Office specialist Powwonow surveyed a number of 18 to 23-year olds, also known as Generation Z or Gen Z, to find out how long it takes for younger workers to […]
10 worst things to hear when you’re ill at work
Sometimes we get ill, it happens to the best of us. The worst flu season on record is upon us, so there’s quite a strong chance that you or someone you work with is going to end up bringing illness into the office. Although you should be at home resting, sometimes deadlines and responsibilities get […]
Do you suffer from ‘brain fade’?
Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten why you went in there, called a friend by the wrong name or lost your thought process midway through an email? You aren’t alone… These are ‘brain fades’, and millions of Brits are suffering from them each year, according to new studies. Research by Rescue Plus […]
Are you drinking too much coffee?
Caffeine is among the most widely consumed drugs in the world. It’s consumed in our working day, with our meals and it’s even consumed in the evening. It wakes us up and keeps us going, it affects our day, our mood and changes our habits, but is this all a good thing? How much coffee […]
Britain’s top office practical jokes revealed
Practical jokes have a time and a place, but should they be encouraged in the office? Depending on where you are in the country, you may be more likely to benefit from a workplace prank, according to a recent survey. Kit Out My Office asked 1,594 people in order to create, probably, the first ever […]
How unhealthy is your office?
We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle is bad for our health, both mentally and physically. But can it harm our productivity at work? We all take great care to eat healthy and exercise regularly at home, with various diets and training regimes, along with the somewhat elusive gym membership. But according to new research […]