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      Office workers feel more productive and happier after being outdoors

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      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 […]

      28% of UK workers have cancelled annual leave in 2020

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      A report by global HR software and employment law advice service BrightHR has revealed that 28% of UK workers have cancelled annual leave in 2020. The report, which uses data from over 300,000 BrightHR users, also found that, predictably, the two highest months for cancelled leave were while the UK was in full lockdown. April […]

      Nearly half of workers in dark of over ‘new normal’ planning

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      47 per cent of UK office workers still do not feel as though they have had clear, formalised communications around working hours, availability and productivity. In addition, more than half (54 per cent) admit to not understanding the current state of the business – as well as their employer’s overall plan to survive the economic […]

      Taking a lunch break? Only 1 in 5 do

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      Just one in five workers use their lunch break to actually eat lunch every day – with others using the time to catch up on personal errands and browse social media instead. A study of 2,000 UK professionals found 79 per cent will tuck into their food as they work, so they can use their […]

      HOW TO: Prosper in the digital workplace

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      By Nicole Alvino, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, SocialChorus Ever get the feeling we’ve been on pause or holding out for our old way of life, pre-Covid-19, to return? Now that lockdown has lifted, but with restrictions still in place, many find themselves in limbo – unsure of how to sustain or evolve their new […]

      VIDEO: Have you become a ‘polytasker’? We know we have

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      Britain has become a nation of ‘polytaskers’ – doing many tasks from the different areas of their lives at the same time – as lifestyles have dramatically changed this year. After spending the last few months juggling everything from work, parenting, home-schooling and being in a relationship – often at the same time, Brits have […]

      Lacking motivation at work? Research finds pop tunes are best for a productivity boost

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      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

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      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 […]

      Home workers ‘missing vital digital tools’

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      The British public is struggling with ‘information overload’ as working from home becomes the norm, with one in three UK office workers saying they do not feel equipped with the digital tools to move to remote working. That’s according to research from OpenText, which reveals a lack of equipment is impacting UK employee productivity and […]

      Post-lockdown office conundrum: Is it professional to wear headphones at work?

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      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 […]