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UK employers ‘fail to support workers’ needs for remote and hybrid workspaces’

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A survey of UK employers and employees gives insight into the lack of provision for remote and hybrid office workers to carry out their roles. While only just over half (56%) of employers admit they regularly check in with all employees to enquire about their health and wellbeing and 55% provide laptops, 73% of employees […]

67% of employees demand offices become more sustainable

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If the covid pandemic has told businesses anything it’s to be prepared for change. Research conducted by BusinessWaste.co.uk has discovered that over two thirds (67%) of employees demand that we become more sustainable. With many workers having returned to the office the poll of 1,500 UK employees highlights a shift among workers as they are […]

Only one in five offices has a hybrid working policy in place

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New research released today shows a lack of planning and investment in hybrid working is threatening to derail a widespread successful return to the office. The research, conducted by Opinium for Ricoh Europe, polled 3,000 office workers across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. It found they remain cautious about returning […]

Whistleblowing on the up in workplaces

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Culture changes and new hybrid working patterns created by the global pandemic are raising unforeseen HR and health and safety issues among employees, according to a new report. The pandemic and frequent changes in rules and guidance have created uncertainty and increases in misconduct in many workplaces, resulting in higher reporting rates of whistleblowing. UK-based […]

Business Travel Show Europe poll: Covid continues to play havoc with planning, but budgets are healthier

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On the eve of the second anniversary of the UK going into a pandemic-induced lockdown, new research from Business Travel Show Europe has revealed that Covid is continuing to play havoc with business travel planning, but budgets are healthier than those predicted six months ago. The poll – answered by 139 travel buyers from around […]

VIDEO: The UK is leagues behind other countries when it comes to providing for a diverse workforce

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The detailed study of 10,000 workers representing thousands of companies from 10 countries found the UK trails behind the likes of Mexico, Ireland, Spain and the United States across 12 of the 14 categories researched. Compared to other nations, the UK caters reasonably better for staff of different religious backgrounds – allowing paid time off […]

Ten ways to secure employee retention amidst The Great Resignation

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Whilst staying at a company for five, 10 or 20 years used to be perfectly normal protocol, since 2021 The Great Resignation has highlighted what has quietly been happening for the last decade; valuable employees are dictating what will keep them in their role because they are astutely aware of their own value and employers […]

International Women’s Day: Worklife in numbers

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To mark International Women’s Day market researcher Lucid has released findings from its latest survey (Gender Equality in the Workplace, which surveyed more than 1,000 consumers across various sectors within the UK workplace) that looked into the progress of gender equality across the US and UK, barriers and challenges for women in the workplace, and […]

4 in 10 travel programmes now include special consideration for lone women business travellers

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On the eve of International Women’s Day, a new poll of travel buyers and managers from Business Travel Show Europe has revealed a significant rise in the number of travel programmes making special consideration for lone women business travellers. More than four in 10 (42 per cent) of travel managers are now prioritising the needs […]

Half of UK employees seeking other work

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The wave of Great Resignation churn continues to grow as 50% of UK employees are looking to switch jobs, naming non-competitive salary and benefits (24%) as the main motivating factor. This is according to new research from HR and payroll specialist SD Worx, with other top reasons listed for changing job as poor work atmosphere […]