Cycling to work is better for your health, mentally and physically. The UK is a nation of hardcore commuters. The average worker in the UK today will spend over a year of their life commuting to and from — and it’s taking its toll on us mentally and physically. Merlin Cycles challenged the commuting status […]
What would happen to your body if you swapped your car for a bike?
2018 Top reasons for work-related stress last year and how to deal with them in 2019
The start of the New Year means that you’ve hopefully forgotten the troubles of the past and can concentrate on a fresh new you. But with almost 600,000 workers who suffered stress-related illnesses in 2018, how can we make sure that you feel better over the next 12 months? Recent figures from Health and Safety […]
Are you guilty of taking workplace stresses home?
Workplace tensions have caused millennials to experience weight loss and sleep deprivation, a new study has found. There’s no doubt about it, our daily lives at work can often consume us and lead to anxiety, with many of us taking our worries home asking ourselves whether we sent that email or if we made that […]
Top stories of the week
As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Real-life Christmas party horror stories Over the past few weeks, Vincenzo Ferrara has been busy curating the PA Life guide to the juiciest real-life Christmas party horror stories. How to […]
Not paid enough to care?
When many of us get asked to complete tasks at work that make us overly stressed, we often resort to completing the job while well in the knowledge that we aren’t paid anywhere near the amount of our boss – whose job it actually is to complete the task or make the decision. PAs are […]
Top stories of the week
As we continue to keep you informed on what’s happening in the events world and up to date, don’t forget to check us out on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Rules for buying a Christmas present for your boss It’s the season for giving, and although according to business etiquette it’s not required for employees to buy their boss a […]
Top reasons for work-related stress in 2018
Christmas is just a few weeks away and the regular stress and worries about work have washed away under the festive spirit. However, the past 11 months haven’t been a walk in the park. For most of us, it included a lot of stress from work, life and family. Recent figures from the Health and […]
Is a little bit of stress good for you?
We’ve all been told at some point in our lives that a little bit of stress is a good thing. It gives you the motivation to get the job done, or so we think. In reality, stress isn’t the driving force we think it is and the health and social problems linked with stress are […]
Don’t let workplace bullies control your life
It really can be a difficult problem for HR to separate what one person considers banter and another sees as bullying. In the modern workplace, the lines aren’t as black and white as they once were. With many people seeing the problem layered in context rather than being nasty on purpose. However, bullying can ruin […]
Managing stress in the workplace in the run up to Christmas
With stress levels rising as we approach the festival period, Head of Coaching at Westfield Health, Mark Pinches and Euan Laurence, Employment Solicitor at Blacks Solicitors discuss how we can manage stress in the workplace. In the run up to Christmas, demands at work and home can be sky-high, leaving people feeling stressed and overwhelmed. Shorter […]