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Are you guilty of conducting one of the seven deadly office sins?

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Designers have created an image of how the UK’s offices may look if staff members return to their old ways following Boris Johnson’s proposed ‘living with Covid’ plan. While some office workers might remain in masks in a bid to be considerate towards others, there are many cardinal sins illustrated which won’t be so well […]

Commuters’ biggest bugbears, laid bare

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A poll of 2,000 adults who travel to work by car, bus, tube or train found the single most annoying thing is being stuck in traffic for hours. Traffic lights which keep changing to red as you approach, tailgaters, and people who undertake on the motorway also frustrate many of those polled. Hefty train and […]

New poll reveals the UK’s favourite jobs…

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While many people may be busy considering their career options, and even looking to change employers this year, new research reveals that the majority of Brits do actually enjoy their jobs. According to data from HR software provider CIPHR, around two-thirds (65%) of the 1,031 employees polled said they either love or like their current […]

One in three adults say they want to change job, but most think they lack the skills to switch

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Over a third of adults (34%) are looking to change job or career in the next two years, according to the latest results of the largest survey of adult participation in learning in the UK. Learning and Work Institute’s (L&W) survey finds that over two thirds (69%) of the people looking to switch say they […]

Half of employers admit their staff aren’t fully aware of the employee benefits they offer

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Despite employers investing heavily in employee benefits, 44% of employers admit that their staff are not fully aware of the benefits* they offer or don’t fully understand them, according to research from GRiD, the industry body for the group risk protection sector. Research amongst employees corresponds with this viewpoint: only 40% of staff think that […]

Three quarters of Brits are willing to rely on gut instinct when making big life decisions

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A study of 2,000 adults found they might have good reason for doing so as more often than not – six times out of 10 – this method has proved successful. Many of those polled have used their gut to decide things such as what gifts to buy for loved ones (25 per cent), where […]

Need a winter pick me up? Try one of these…

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Brits have revealed the top pick-me-ups they rely on over the winter months, including putting on fresh bed sheets, eating the last bit of chocolate in the cupboard and dancing in the kitchen. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed the top 40 ways to raise a smile, with simple pleasures topping the list. A third […]

Ah ha! Norwich revealed to have the UK’s worst bosses

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Norwich, the home of Alan Partridge, who famously puts his personal assistant Lynn through hell, has been revealed as the bad boss capital of the UK, in a nationwide poll. The study revealed that a staggering 42 percent of Norwich workers have worked for a boss from hell, compared to a national average of 29 […]

A quarter of small businesses are set to continue WFH until April 2023

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Despite the change in government guidance, many businesses are looking to continue working from home to avoid spending money on expensive office spaces. A new report shows that businesses with fewer than 50 employees are saving nearly £4,000 a month in rent and running costs when employees work from home. A survey of 1,000 small […]

Nearly 1 in 3 Brits want to return to the office this month for their mental health

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With the Omicron variant appearing to have peaked in the UK according to the ONS, research from Infogrid has revealed that nearly a third of working Brits (32%) want to return to their offices in January because they feel it would improve their mental health, which has been impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The top […]