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 […]
How unhealthy is your office?
20% of candidates miss out on job opportunities because they aren’t the right ‘cultural fit’
Workers across the country could be missing out on jobs because they aren’t considered the right fit for company culture, according research released from job board totaljobs. One in five bosses have admitted they have chosen not to hire a candidate based on if they were considered a poor fit in the office. Just 1% […]
Businesses brace themselves for the worst flu season on record
British businesses are taking the cold very seriously as firms have seen a 353% rise over the past five years, according to Bupa. The health insurance company has revealed that more and more bosses are providing their employees with flu jab vouchers as part of their corporate health and benefits packages to boost productivity, reduce […]
Would you put a price on your relationship?
Millions of Brits have revealed they would trade in their relationship and even ditch their spouse for as little £50,000, but how far would you go for a pay rise? In recent months, pay growth across the country has been seen to have eroded despite more people in work, and it seems plenty of Brits […]
How Unique are You?
New research has uncovered the odds of you being one of a lucky few with certain appearances, possessions, and abilities. Stressed for an interview and mentally comparing yourself to the other candidates in the waiting room, it can be easy to forget what makes you stand out from the crowd. However, very soon, and in […]
Should non-smokers get fresh air breaks?
Workers across the country feel like they’re missing out on breaks because they don’t smoke, according to a new survey conducted by Flavour Boss. The research revealed that many think a short ‘fresh air break’ for those who don’t smoke would benefit employee productivity, morale, and health. 80% of people admitted they don’t find it […]
Why you should be hiring Millennials
Managers are unsure of what to make of Millennials. Are they the lazy generation or are they too committed? Do they have it all figured out or are they learning it all from the TV? Whatever the case, they’re shaking up the workplace, and bringing them into your company is the quickest way to futureproof […]
Boring work is hurting productivity
Boring, repetitive and slow tasks are weighing down Britain’s workforce and stopping real company development despite many tasks having an automated alternative. Tasks like data entry, processing and analysis could be costing businesses around 19 working days a year per employee according to a new study by SnapLogic. The damage done to office productivity leaves […]
Workers are abandoning their talents
British workers are choosing busier jobs and social media breaks over pursuing their dreams, according to new reports. A study by BIC revealed that 63% of Brits have completely abandoned the talents and hobbies they were passionate about as children, with fears that employees are becoming less creative as a result. Everyday life and hectic […]
Airline’s ‘mood food’ menu to calm nervous flyers
Monarch has announced the launch of their new ‘mood food’ menu, which guarantees to calm the nerves of jittery passengers and reduce the stress of travelling. Designed with mental wellbeing in mind, food psychologist professor Charles Spence crafted the menu with the intent of easing the frustrations of flight. Launched as part of Monarch’s ‘Year […]