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    Want more productive staff? Keep them out of the office

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    Working from home makes staff more productive – while noisy colleagues are the biggest hindrance, according to a new report published for World Productivity Day today (June 20th). The research has been carried out by audio and comms tech specialist Jabra which surveyed business professionals in the UK, US, Germany in France. Topline results show: […]

    Why employers must do more to help productivity levels

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    With the average worker admitting they are unproductive for up to one and a half hours a day, employers must do more to help get the best from their employees. Darryl Brunt, country head for UK and Ireland at Fellowes shares We’ve heard a lot about productivity in the workplace in the last few months […]

    Hands-on: ‘Handshake’ SRM mouse review

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    PA Life’s Toby Cruse get’s his hands on the latest ‘handshake’ ergonomic mouse by Dutch designer BakkerElkhuizen This isn’t the first time our readers have taken an interest in BakkerElkhuizen’s unique, ergonomic office designs, but after the popularity of our recent story covering their latest vertical mouse, built to reduce repetitive strain and wrist injury, […]

    PA Life readers reveal how clean their office desks are

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    Our readers have revealed how well kept their desks are, and whether or not it affects their workflow. Messy desks aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, with many needing a clean desk to reduce stress, while others prefer all of their work front-and-centre on their worktop, and the PA Life readers have shown that there isn’t […]

    Cleaning office mess improves our productivity

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    British workers have admitted they find tidying to be satisfying rather than just a chore, according to new findings by Avery UK. In fact, most people across the country would even go as far as to say it has therapeutic value, being considered a good combatant  for stressful situations. 80% of adults reckon tidying and organising is […]

    Poor time management is damaging British business

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    Badly managing time is the biggest growing threat to British business, according to new research. Studies commissioned by online printing company Instantprint have revealed that those that don’t optimise their time find themselves facing a major growth barrier. One in 10 workers find themselves with less than an hour a week dedicated to focussing on […]

    Do you suffer from ‘brain fade’?

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    Have you ever walked into a room and forgotten why you went in there, called a friend by the wrong name or lost your thought process midway through an email? You aren’t alone… These are ‘brain fades’, and millions of Brits are suffering from them each year, according to new studies. Research by Rescue Plus […]

    Are you drinking too much coffee?

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    Caffeine is among the most widely consumed drugs in the world. It’s consumed in our working day, with our meals and it’s even consumed in the evening. It wakes us up and keeps us going, it affects our day, our mood and changes our habits, but is this all a good thing? How much coffee […]

    Britain’s top office practical jokes revealed

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    Practical jokes have a time and a place, but should they be encouraged in the office? Depending on where you are in the country, you may be more likely to benefit from a workplace prank, according to a recent survey. Kit Out My Office asked 1,594 people in order to create, probably, the first ever […]

    App of the Week: WeDo

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    How do you keep track of all your day-to-day tasks? Do you use your notes on your phone, a dedicated app or maybe just good old fashioned pen and paper? When a task is time sensitive, do you put it in your notes or do you write it in your calendar? I tend to do […]