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Workplace procrastination: Why we do it and how to kick the habit

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Many of us are guilty of leaving certain tasks until the last minute while at work – whether that be a new assignment or a particularly challenging task. However, falling into a habit of procrastinating can be a slippery slope and extremely frustrating and disheartening for those who procrastinate regularly. A recent study by Lenstore found one […]

Best habits to help manage stress in 2022

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With UK Google searches for the ‘signs of burnout’ soaring by 300%, between September 2020 and now, it’s now more important than ever to detect burnout in you and your team. Burnout has become more pervasive during the pandemic. A Mental Health UK survey found that 46% of UK workers felt more prone to extreme […]

How To: Access your survivor mindset in challenging times

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The last two years have taught most of us how resilient we can be, but many of us are wondering how we will cope with further challenging times that we may face in 2022, especially if we are already feeling exhausted. Difficult or stressful times can affect our responses, behaviours and beliefs. Our basic survival […]

Take a proper lunch break and reduce stress

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Recent research from Just Eat for Business has found that 90% of employees who take a proper lunch break feel more refreshed and productive, and two out of three employees believe eating lunch together as a team develops a great work culture. With this in mind, Just Eat for Business MD Matt Ephgrave discusses the value of taking breaks […]

Managers may fail to see invisible stresses of home workers, says report

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Managers in the increasingly digital, knowledge-fuelled and hybrid working environment may not be able to see the “invisible” strains on workers juggling home life and their workloads. That’s according to a report by Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), which says employers need to be more aware of factors that could impact mental workload and do more […]

Stress and anxiety worst for Gen Y employees – report

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According to research conducted by GRiD, the industry body for group risk, employers believe that their Gen Y employees are affected by stress and anxiety more than any other generation. In three out of four areas, Gen Y (age 26-44) is affected more than any other demographic: Fifty-eight per cent are affected by stress and […]

92% of UK GPs report uptick in patients seeking help for work-related stress

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92% of UK GPs have reported an increase in people seeking medical advice for work related stress and anxiety since the pandemic began. What’s more, the research from Perkbox has found that 68% of GPs surveyed agree they have seen a hike in patients seeking support for this over the past three months compared to […]

Work, money worries and lack of sleep among the biggest causes of stress for British adults

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A new study, commissioned by HR software provider CIPHR, reveals that most British adults (79%) feel stressed at least once a month, with work, money worries and lack of sleep among the biggest stressors. While one in five (21%) of the 2,000 UK adults surveyed describe themselves as stress-free, for many people stress has a more constant, […]

Brits feel stressed eight days a month, says research

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A new study, commissioned by HR software provider CIPHR, reveals that most British adults (79%) feel stressed at least once a month, with the average being eight days a month. Taken over the course of a year, that’s 96 days (around three months) spent struggling with stress. Expand that over the course of an average […]

Revealed: The UK’s employee burnout hotspots

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In 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) classed burnout as a diagnosable syndrome because of stress in the workplace. Burnout affects more people than previously thought, with research finding nearly a quarter of the workforce suffer on a regular basis. Symptoms of workplace burnout include: Feeling stressed Feeling cynical about working conditions and colleagues Emotionally distanced […]