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Millions of workers have left their job over the last year due to lack of motivation, being overworked – and rude bosses

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A study of 2,000 adults found almost a fifth had left their job out of choice in the last 12 months alone, with a further 22 per cent having done so in the past five years. One in 10 of those have quit as recently as the last six months and an additional 16 per […]

Research shows increase in mental health sick days following COVID-19 lockdown

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New research from NTT DATA UK, a world leader in consulting and IT services, has found that subsequent COVID-19 lockdowns, and increased anxiety around working in times of COVID, have resulted in a long-term increase of 5% in the proportion of fit notes issued for mental health reasons. A fit note is an official document […]

Millions of adults over 40 feel ‘held back’ in their careers because of failing eyesight

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A survey of 1,500 UK employed adults aged between 40 and 60 found just under a third feel ‘stuck in a rut’ when it comes to their employment. And one in 10 blame their deteriorating eyesight for not plucking up the courage to do something different in their line of work. Almost half (49 per […]

Brits enjoy their best sleep at age 24 – Then it’s downhill from there…

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Research of 2,000 adults found almost half are convinced they slept better during their youth, while only 24 per cent think it has improved as they’ve gotten older. The research also found 55 per cent of the nation ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ get enough sleep. The survey, commissioned by health and wellness company, dōTERRA, identified family […]

Robots are coming to take our jobs. Maybe…

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Battle lines drawn against tech titans, waning tolerance of inequities and a gradual move to re-establish the centre also feature in the top 22 predictions for 2022. Offices and schools face dramatic shifts, and humanity will be gripped by record levels of angst in the face of the world’s spiralling chaos and complexity, a leading […]

Do you talk to things that can’t talk back? You’re not alone!

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A survey of 2,000 adults found more than half are known to chat to inanimate items in their home, while six in 10 consider conversations with their pets to be entirely two-way. And of the 44 per cent who speak to their plants, almost four in 10 ask if it needs a drink. More than […]

Would your employer support a homeless employee?

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A staggering four out of 10 employers (42%) from across the UK have admitted they would likely seek to terminate an employees’ contract if they were homeless, despite nearly one in four households in England being at risk of or experiencing homelessness an eye-opening new report by Crisis. The report draws on a survey of 250 UK employers, new analysis of UK government homelessness data and in-depth interviews with people from across Great Britain who have experienced being in-work and homeless in the last two years. It exposes the tremendous […]

One in six workers are retrained and ‘ready for new careers’

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A new survey has revealed that nearly one in six (15%) employees working in the UK have already retrained for a new role or profession. Their current employers just don’t know it yet. HR software provider CIPHR polled over 1,000 workers to find out how many people have retrained and made a career shift since […]

Half of UK organisations are reviewing benefits for inclusivity

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Research from Aon has revealed that over half of UK organisations (52 percent) are planning to, or are already, reviewing their compensation and benefits programmes to strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. Aon’s 7th Pulse Survey also found that three in four organisations say driving DE&I in the workplace is at the top of […]

Getting away from it all this Christmas? You’re not alone

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After the discovery of the new Covid variant, Omicron, the government announced that all international arrivals to the UK would need to isolate until they receive a negative PCR test, which can be taken two days after landing in the country. And a study of 1,000 adults planning to go away for the festive season, […]