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      Low Mood and Poor Staff Moral: 2020’s Biggest Business Challenges

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      For leaders and those running teams remotely, the relentless task of maintaining positive staff morale in 2020 might just be their biggest business challenge to date, according to a report by Offices.co.uk. “Everyone is under huge strain, but it’s important for business bosses to recognise that staff are their best long-term asset and they need […]

      Coronavirus: Quarter of bosses still to address staff on Covid-19 crisis

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      A quarter of UK bosses (27 per cent) have failed to address their staff via video conference to update them on the implications of the Covid-19 crisis. The news comes as projections suggest a surge in UK unemployment figures, with over half a million workers signing-on for universal credit. The polling forms part of a […]

      Coronavirus: 61% of employees feel anxious, distracted or stressed

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      Nearly two thirds of employees said their most common feelings amidst the coronavirus pandemic are anxiety, stress or distraction, with job security being the dominant reason for the emotion. That’s according to research from employee engagement survey specialist Inpulse, which shows that of the negative and positive emotions employees could choose, just seven percent selected ‘focused’ […]

      Majority of PAs worried work pressures are affecting their health

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      Over 60 per cent of PAs in the UK are worried that workplace stress is affecting their health – with long hours, heavy workloads, disorganised bosses and being constantly ‘on call’ contributing to the pressure they feel. The results of a widescale survey of Personal and Executive Assistants carried out by PA Life were revealed […]

      Stress and the PA – tell us your experiences

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      PA Life is conducting a widespread survey into the stress and workplace anxieties facing PAs, EAs and other Administration staff in 2020. Ahead of the PA Life Workplace Wellness & Wellbeing Summit later this month, we are conducting a first-of-its-kind survey looking at the hours you work, whether you can ‘switch off’ in the evenings […]

      Mental health forcing one in six into career breaks – research

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      New research from AIG Life Limited reveals one in six (17%) employees has been forced to take time out from their career due to stress or mental health pressures. Almost one-fifth (19%) of non-retired females have taken time out from their career due to mental health pressures, compared to 15% of men. AIG Life says the research […]

      Break your silence on burn-out at work

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      Women, particularly in the corporate world, are struggling to ‘have it all’. Their careers may be going from strength to strength, but burn-out is becoming more of an issue. Wellness expert Amy Gallagher shares her own personal story… I am a coach, healer and soul alchemist. I work with female executives. My work helps them […]

      Are you wasting your holidays worrying about work?

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      Holidaymakers waste one whole day of a week-long trip worrying about work, deciding what to do and waiting in line for attractions. A study of 2,000 UK adults, who’ve holidayed in the last year, found people spend 17 ½ hours over a seven day holiday – the equivalent of 6am until 11:30pm – wasting time. […]

      How to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder in the workplace

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      The colder mornings are back. The summer sun — well, what we had of it — has packed its bags and left us in the dark. For many of us, the darker days and colder climate can have a huge effect on our mood. Plenty of sunshine allows us to have a healthy intake of […]

      Mental wellbeing ‘biggest health challenge facing businesses’

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      Almost half of employers (49%) say that mental health is the biggest health and wellbeing challenge facing businesses. That’s according to research from Towergate Health & Protection, which says the majority of organisations proactively make provisions to support the mental wellbeing of their employees. 72% offer mental health training for staff, and 76% offer access […]