Breaking the routine, travelling to new places and staying in expensive hotels are among the best perks of travelling ‘on business’. Unsurprisingly, a poll of 2,000 business travellers found that one in four professionals enjoy the bonus of staying in a hotel they otherwise couldn’t afford. One third like to see places they have never been […]
WE ALL KNOW THE TOP PERK OF BUSINESS TRAVEL – POSH HOTELS!
3.25PM – THAT’S WHEN YOU’LL BE YOUR HAPPIEST
It’s official – workers are at their happiest at 3:25pm, a study has revealed. Researchers looking into the peaks and troughs of the working population’s mood found the average day will see eight happy moments – but five low points. Employees are likely to experience highs when waking after a brilliant night’s sleep, receiving appreciation […]
IS YOUR BOSS MAKING YOU UNFIT?
Long working hours, tiredness and not enjoying exercise are the top reasons for not keeping fit Is your boss making you unfit? If you work in the travel and transport sectors, research says he/she is. But other professions are also risking their health due to work pressures. Research commissioned by Gympass and exploring the UK’s […]
The top diets for busy lives
Which is the best diet for you? Emerging from the holiday period and into the new year with a full stomach, a sore head a mix of regret and satisfaction, the urge to diet is never higher than in January but where do you turn? Do you cut out entire food groups, do you turn […]
How PAs need to embrace change – Live from the Academic Venue Showcase
The role of PAs has evolved and changed as much as the industries they work within over the past 10 years. Innovations in technology, changes in expectations and an increased desire to have access to information on-demand has meant that what is expected of PAs, EAs and VAs has shifted. Discussing how to lean into […]
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 […]
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 […]