The office playlist can often lead to a heated debate. While some employees prefer to listen to music to get them through their 9-5, others wish to work in utter silence. But, according to new research1, over half (54%) of workers do favour music in the office. As many offices across the UK prepare to […]
61% of offices don’t permit music – Does yours?
The perfect playlist for productivity, sleep and more
Different occasions call for different tunes – what you jam to during the day might not be your go-to when trying to drift off to sleep at night. So Currys PC World has created the ideal playlist and formula for the perfect song for your everyday activities. Songs were picked by identifying the most-featured tracks across Spotify playlists for exercise, sleep, housework, studying, partying and romantic occasions. The most-featured artists were also unearthed based on who appeared the most across the categories. A combination of […]
61% of offices don’t allow music – but staff want tunes!
The office playlist can often lead to a heated debate. While some employees prefer to listen to music to get them through their 9-5, others wish to work in utter silence. But, according to new research1, over half (54%) of workers do favour music in the office. As many offices across the UK prepare to welcome […]
4 reasons to crank up the tunes while you’re working
Since the start of the pandemic, over 11.2 million jobs have been furloughed. Moreover, the proportion of people working from home more than doubled in 2020. However, retail and hospitality spaces have opened their doors once more while offices are buzzing again. But after months off or remote working, many employees may need help getting back into the […]
How can music affect your mood and reduce stress?
Did you know that listening to music has both a mental and physical impact on your body? While most of us listen to music for entertainment, we should also know that it can help boost your overall wellbeing. From reducing stress and improving cognitive performance, to encouraging and inspiring creativity, the power of music is […]
How to achieve ‘deep focus’ and boost your productivity
Dazed, delirious and distracted. Does that sound like you? Do you ever get to 3pm and wonder where the day has gone and why there aren’t more things crossed off your to-do list? Don’t worry, everyone feels like that sometimes. But, according to the experts at music licensing company PPL PRS, there are some very simple things […]
Industries where technology has changed the game
Technology is the driving force behind many significant milestones, with some operations and services simply not being possible without it. Some industries appear to have benefited from technology more than others, so what are these sectors? Here are the top five sectors where technology has become a game-changer: Food Delivery Food deliveries used to be […]
Lacking motivation at work? Research finds pop tunes are best for a productivity boost
Flexible office specialist Workthere has created a Spotify playlist for people to listen to whilst working from home to help boost their mood and increase their productivity levels. The playlist includes 50 songs in total including pop, rock and country classics such as: Simply Red – Stars Dolly Parton – 9 to 5 Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk […]
Lacking motivation at work? Pop music is best for a productivity boost
Flexible office specialist Workthere has created a Spotify playlist for people to listen to whilst working from home to help boost their mood and increase their productivity levels. The playlist was created following research it conducted into workers attitudes towards listening to music as they work. The research revealed two-thirds (66%) think listening to music whilst working […]
Post-lockdown office conundrum: Is it professional to wear headphones at work?
For many, wearing headphones at work can be helpful, but for some it’s seen as unprofessional, unsociable or even rude. It can be tricky to work out the best way to keep everyone happy, so music licensing company PPL PRS Ltd have put together some advice to help you gauge whether you’re in the right or wrong […]