More than two-thirds of workers believe they are less productive and have lower concentration levels during the winter season compared to the warmer summer months. Today, Blue Monday, is statistically the day of the year when most people feel unproductive and unmotivated. So, it may come as no surprise that the cold weather is among […]
Cold winters lower productivity levels
How to boost your productivity when working from home
Working from home is an option that is becoming increasingly popular with people that have long commutes, we take a look at the top ways to boost your productivity while working from home. By 2020 more than 50 per cent of the UK workforce will work remotely, with nearly 1.5 million employees currently ditching the […]
Top stories of the week
As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. PA Profile: Lydia McKay, Pretty Little Thing At the time of interviewing, Lydia McKay was EA to the co-founder of Pretty Little Thing. Having worked on the corporate side in […]
How does journaling increase productivity?
It’s not always easy to be motivated and productive, sometimes it takes a little bit more than just turning up at your desk to get the day started. Carina Lawson explains how journaling can increase your productivity. It’s well documented that the act of journaling can help you understand your emotions and improve your mental […]
Are you one of the ten million people in the UK coasting at work?
A new survey has revealed that one-third of us – more than ten million* of the UK workforce – are ‘coasting’ at work. As many as 32 per cent of workers in the UK have admitted to ‘coasting’ while clocked-in at work and in their career, as the country battles to solve a productivity crisis which, […]
Is your office’s décor effecting your productivity?
Do you work in a drab office and are feeling anything but inspired? It could be due to your office surroundings that are limiting your productivity. Workplace productivity is being impeded as a direct result of dated office design, according to the Meeting Expectations report, released today by K2 Space. Following a survey of 1,000 Brits […]
Could you soon be working remotely?
It’s no secret that more of us are choosing to work remotely instead of heading into the office, the rise of the Virtual Assistant is something that has really become its own brand of assistant in the last ten years. The growing trend is becoming more popular within all industries and that may not be […]
How to stop distractions at work
The working environment is a mix of distractions that may seem professional, but really do get in the way and cause you to lose your working motivation. As a PA some are unavoidable such as talking to your boss, while others are little parts of your day where you should concentrate on your work but […]
Is a four-day week all it’s cracked up to be?
Four day weeks are becoming increasingly popular across northern Europe, the calls for British companies to start working to this new time schedule are becoming louder but should we believe the hype and adopt a four day week? The Trade Union Council recently suggested that with advances in technology, such as AI and remote systems, […]
Mondays don’t have to have that Monday feeling
Monday is the most disliked day of the week and for good reason, you’ve had a really enjoyable few days off and now you’ve battled through a mass of people on your commute to work, to catch up with the mountain of work you didn’t do on Friday. It’s a day we all wish we […]