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    What are you willing to spend on a Secret Santa?

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    Brits have revealed how much money they’re willing to part with for a Secret Santa pressie, as more and more people are looking online for the perfect gift. Data from Google Trends also revealed that searches for ‘Secret Santa’ doubled since 2012 as more people are becoming comfortable with online shopping. An online survey conducted by business energy […]

    Social media is changing our attitudes at work

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    Social media is affecting the way we present ourselves in the office, according to findings from London Offices. The research revealed that many office workers are getting more tongue-in-cheek with their out of office auto-responses, in ways replicating how they present themselves on more casual social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The report showed […]

    Brits time holiday social media posts to make colleagues jealous

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    The traditional paper postcard is going out of fashion thanks to the internet, with Brits preferring social media to share their holiday memories. New research shows this propensity for social media has a dark side, with employees timing their posts to make colleagues back home jealous. Seven in 10 people surveyed by OnePoll.com on behalf […]

    91% of Brits at risk of burnout due to gadget obsession

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    The obsession with technology that keeps us constantly connected is putting the British working population at risk of burnout, with a staggering 91% failing to establish a healthy work-life balance because they refuse to turn off their devices. A survey by ElectricTobacconist.co.uk as part of the UK Gadget Usage Report 2017 reveals that as many […]

    Staying healthy on holiday

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    Tara Jackson, ex-PA and holistic self-care and wellbeing coach, presents her top tips for staying healthy on holiday to mark the release of her new e-book Healthy Sunshine Holidays. Staying healthy when you are away from home can be hard. It doesn’t matter whether it’s for work, for holidays with friends and family, or even […]

    Brits need a break 29 days after their last holiday

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    The average Brit feels like they need a break just 29 days after they return from their last holiday, a study has found. Just over four weeks after getting back from a break has been identified as the point where fatigue starts to set in, work performance starts to slide and we feel the need […]

    Over a quarter of Brits blame basic holiday allowance for their lack of productivity

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    Holiday rental company Optima Villas asked 10,000 Brits whether they were happy with their holiday allowance at work, and what would make them more productive during office hours – and between flexitime and better training opportunities, it seems there’s plenty of room to motivate employees across the UK. After the BBC reported in October last year […]

    UK workers missing out on holiday time

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    Workers in the UK are missing out on holiday time – with one in five (19%) not taking their full allowance. This is according to the ‘2016 Vacation Deprivation’ study from travel website Expedia, which polled more than 9000 employed adults across 28 countries to compare holiday entitlement with the number of days taken and explore […]

    Brits waste 2 days of their holiday worrying about work

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    One in three British workers don’t ‘switch off’ on holiday, while many even expect work-related calls, texts and emails, new research reveals. A study of 2000 employees found a large percentage purposely keep their phones on during their sunshine break, while one in five says they have to check their work emails while on holiday […]

    Holiday blues affect 60% of Brits

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    The return to school for most kids during the first week of September officially marks the end of summer and a return to reality for working parents. Travel site momondo.co.uk understands the end of a holiday often leads to feeling glum. A recent survey of 1000 Brits carried out by the travel site found 61% […]