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HOW TO: Set up your office based on your Myers-Brigg personality type

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Do you feel optimum productivity under the sound of silence, whilst a co-worker thrives with the pulsating beats of the office playlist? Maybe the vibrant #positivevibes prints on your colleague’s home office throw you off on Teams calls? There could be a reason for this – and it likely comes down to your personality type. […]

Safest day to work in an office? Wednesday

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Workers looking for the lowest virus transmission risk day of the week to go into the workplace should go in on a Wednesday according to findings from an Air Quality Index launched by smart building platform Infogrid. The findings show that only a quarter of working days in 2022 have had a ‘low’ virus transmission risk, […]

How to encourage productivity and wellbeing amongst office returners

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Matt Ephgrave (pictured), Managing Director at Just Eat for Business, on how to help employees adapt into their new working routine while prioritising well-being in the office and at home… Last month, the scrapping of Plan B guidelines gave businesses the go ahead to bring their staff back to the office, with most adopting a […]

The return of the visitor – Is your office safe?

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Employee safety and well-being have never been so important. Keeping the workforce healthy is key to productivity, morale and staff retention – and businesses increasingly recognise their legal duty of care obligations. Yet while companies have stepped up as employees return to the office, creating health policies and implementing strong solutions for managing capacity, too […]

HOW TO: Make your office feel safe again

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With the recent news that Boris Johnson has dropped the work from home guidance with immediate effect, offices across the UK are now back open for business. But many workers may find it daunting to be back in a different territory after a long time remote working, with searches for ‘can I refuse to go […]

Nearly 1 in 3 Brits want to return to the office this month for their mental health

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With the Omicron variant appearing to have peaked in the UK according to the ONS, research from Infogrid has revealed that nearly a third of working Brits (32%) want to return to their offices in January because they feel it would improve their mental health, which has been impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The top […]

Top 20 most annoying things about being back in the office

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As millions have returned to their workplaces, a new nationwide poll has revealed the things which are already driving us crazy about being back. And top of the list was the deeply unfair act of someone else taking credit for your idea (37 percent), with the heinous act of nicking a colleague’s lunch from the […]

Office return ‘not enough’ for good social wellbeing

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Experts from Tictrac say enabling consistent and meaningful interactions are still vital as employees return to the office, as physical proximity alone cannot foster significant social wellbeing. It comes as data from Aon found that less than 3 in ten employers (27%) say that virtual or remote working is a barrier to improving social wellbeing. The research […]

How to keep cool at work during a heatwave

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Workplace temperature is a hotly contested topic at the best of times – but with parts of the UK expecting another heatwave next month, many Brits will be struggling to work in sweltering office or home environments. With productivity and morale taking a hit, many will be wondering what their rights are when it comes […]

61% of offices don’t allow music – but staff want tunes!

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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 […]