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      ‘Thank you’ – 2 words that go a long way

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      If your boss thanks you for a job well done, chances are you’ll remain loyal to the business, says a new report. A survey to mark the launch of the One4all Spotlight Awards reveals that 83 per cent of UK workers say that being thanked increases their loyalty to the company, with 65 per cent […]

      Brits wouldn’t tell their boss they’ve won the lottery

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      Contrary to the belief that most people would hand in their notice as soon as they found out they’d won the lottery, a staggering 83% of Brits say they wouldn’t tell their boss they’d hit the jackpot. A survey of 2,000 workers conducted by online gaming site WinkSlots.com also reveals that only 8% would tell […]

      Bosses reveal the worst employee traits

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      While most people don’t intentionally try to get on their boss’ bad side, sometimes a worker’s actions can lead to growing distrust and dwindling respect between employees and management. Be it appearance, manners or work ethic, managers have revealed the top 20 ways to irritate employers, with many bosses caring less about more traditional annoyances. […]

      Poor feedback is damaging small businesses

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      Small businesses are failing to tap into the potential of nearly 5 million employees, according to a new report. A study by HR software provider breatheHR has revealed that one in three small businesses aren’t giving their workforce the input needed to further their careers. Despite a majority of small business managers believing they must […]

      Half of office workers fantasise about their colleagues

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      Around half of all workers fantasise about sleeping with a colleague, client or superior, according to new research. The study by office supplier Printerland.co.uk examined what the British public think about their colleagues and revealed that while around half have thought about sharing their bed with a co-worker, a quarter have actually had an office […]

      UK workers choose Conte over Mourinho as ideal boss

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      Jose Mourinho may have ended the season with two major trophies following last week’s Europa League Final win, but his management style has divided opinion among fans and the media throughout the season. Now UK workers say his characteristics would make him a nightmare boss. A survey commissioned by leading jobs board totaljobs asked employees […]

      Survey reveals Britain’s worst manager habits

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      Research shows that two in every three UK employees is experiencing the wrath of a bad boss. With so many people unhappy with management, job site Glassdoor wanted to find out exactly what annoyed them most about their execs. Interestingly, the average rating for senior management on Glassdoor is three out five, whereas overall company […]

      Last chance to vote for PA SuperAchievers

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      The international online awards the Pitman SuperAchievers is coming to a close as it reaches its final week, with the awards recognising those who have a positive impact on their colleagues, family and local economy with categories ranging from ‘PA of the year’ to the newly introduced ‘Boss of the Year’. Many across the UK […]

      On-demand doctors want you to take control of your health

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      A new website is aiming to combat workplace absence through a dedicated team of doctors available digitally and over the phone. AKEALife.co.uk offers businesses quick mobile access to health advice for employees on-demand. The service is hoping to crack down on workplace illnesses as individual cases can be assessed and dealt with quickly before sickness […]

      Employee recruitment at risk through pension planning fears

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      A rising number of employees working past traditional retirement age could affect a company’s ability to recruit new talent, according to a study by consultancy company Portus. As more people can’t afford to retire into their 60s and beyond, 41% of HR executives believe companies will struggle to recruit and retain new staff. 1.19 million […]