More than two thirds of office workers have admitted they’ve missed their workplace during the pandemic – with their desk, gossip and even meetings among the most longed for things. The study of 2,000 office workers found simply speaking to people face-to-face topped the list of the most missed aspects. Having equipment including printers and […]
What are you missing about the office?
WATCH AGAIN: PA Life LIVE – Returning to a new normal in the office
If you weren’t able to join us for the PA Life LIVE digital conference last week, we’ll be posting the sessions here to allow you watch them at your own leisure. Returning to a New Normal in the Office: Blended Teams, Flexible Working and Safeguarding Your Staff, was a panel session sponsored by Briefingline, with expert […]
Office workers feel more productive and happier after being outdoors
New research has revealed that office workers feel more productive and in a better mood after being in the great outdoors. Productivity improved by 45 per cent from being outside for just 29 minutes – and 63 per cent feel better ‘in themselves’ after spending time in fresh air, according to the 2,000 office staff […]
UK employees would take a £2,665 pay cut to avoid going back to the office
Saving money on the daily commute, no need to worry about what to wear and no office politics to deal with… are just a handful of benefits to working from home. And many don’t want to give it up now. Insolvency Support, provider of business support, tips and resources, conducted a survey of 3,000 employees […]
Is this the end of the tea round and office birthday treats?
The coronavirus pandemic could spark the death of the traditional work tea round and office birthday treats. A study of 2,000 office workers looked into the future of the workplace, with 43 per cent admitting they are anxious about returning. More than half believe tea rounds will be a thing of the past, and one […]
New office, new you
With the market more competitive than ever before, should employers look at changing the office every five years to retain their talent and attract new employees? Not so long ago, the majority of businesses would change their office every ten years or so – either by relocating or refurbishing. However, with both technological advances and […]
Are you guilty of taking workplace stresses home?
Workplace tensions have caused millennials to experience weight loss and sleep deprivation, a new study has found. There’s no doubt about it, our daily lives at work can often consume us and lead to anxiety, with many of us taking our worries home asking ourselves whether we sent that email or if we made that […]
Top Christmas stories of the year
Take a look at the top Christmas related stories searched for on the PA Life website throughout 2018 and while you are at it, don’t forget to follow us on: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Real-life Christmas party horror stories Over the past few weeks, Vincenzo Ferrara has been busy curating the PA Life guide […]
What will the future of the office look like?
With technology becoming more advanced every day, our working habits are changing at a rate unparalleled to any time in history previously. We are having to change and adapt to new surroundings and environments. So why would your office carry on looking the same? Even though no one can be sure what the office of […]
Workplace sitting could lead to chronic health issues, says study
Would you consider yourself a ‘couch potato’? This is a person who is physically active in their leisure time, but who also spends long periods of time sat time, which isn’t unusual for many office workers. However, it seems employees are wrongly assuming that keeping active during leisure time will protect them from the danger […]