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    We’re not getting enough sleep, risking poor diet and obesity, says survey

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    The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) says 43 percent of adults reported sleeping less than the recommended minimum of 7 hours on the previous night before they took its survey. That’s in addition to 32 percent of primary and 70 percent of secondary school children reported sleeping less than 9 hours on the previous night, despite […]

    Brits treat themselves 3 times a week to cope with stress

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    The stresses, strains and achievements of modern life leave the typical Brit feeling the need to treat themselves up to three times a week. Feeling sad, finishing a big project at work and getting stuck in traffic are among the main reasons for Brits choosing a ‘pick-me-up’. A detailed study into the reasoning behind a […]

    Here are 50 feel good triggers to help brighten your day

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    Finding a parking space in a packed car par, leaping onto a train a split second before the doors close and leaving work early have emerged among a list of the top 50 feel good triggers. Researchers who carried out a detailed study also found knowing a new episode of your favourite show is online […]

    SME exec teams ‘too slow to keep up with workforce technology needs’

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    Nearly a third (31%) of SME decision makers say their leadership team is not moving fast enough to keep up with employees’ changing technology requirements. That’s according to the new 2019 Digital Business Report from Advanced, which calls into question whether employees are given the right tools to improve their productivity. 39% would consider leaving their job if […]

    Three in 10 SME employees will work once a day or more during their summer holiday

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    Many SME employees will be working every day during their 2019 summer holidays, with 30.5% working either every day (22.8%) or multiple times each day (7.7%). That’s according to new research from process management firm Process Bliss, which indicates that overall, more than two-thirds (67%) will spend some time working during their summer holidays. The research […]

    Event organisers: ‘We need to be less stressed’

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    A survey of delegates attending De-Stress Fest, the event industry’s first free well-being festival, has seen 100% of respondents say they want employers to do more to make their work less stressful. 80% of delegates who attended the event at The Royal Horticultural Halls in May acknowledged that the job itself had become more stressful […]

    VIDEO: These are Brits’ top 50 ‘Happy Places’

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    Walking in the countryside, soaking in a long bath – and spending an evening in the local pub are among our ‘happiest places’, it has emerged. Relaxing in the garden, being on holiday in the sun and listening to their favourite music also made the list of things we do to cheer ourselves up. A […]

    Working extra hours affects relationships, say Brits

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    Figures by the TUC revealed that, since 2001, the number of employees working 48-hour weeks has risen by a quarter of a million to three million, while half a million British workers suffered from work-related stress in 2018, and 44% said it was due to workload. With the World Health Organisation defining ‘burnout’ as “a syndrome” […]

    Is yours a happy office? It could be the design

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    The UK workforce are happier in their working environments than ever before, with more companies providing services to help deal with employee’s physical and mental well-being.  That’s according to the latest ‘What Workers Want’ report from property agency Savills. However, the report also suggests that office design can still hinder working productivity, with almost a […]

    Gossip, getting plenty of sun – and NOT working in an office – The keys to a long and happy life?

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    Gossip, getting plenty of sun – and NOT working in an office is the art to a long and happy life, according to older Brits. Those aged 55 plus also believe getting at least eight hours sleep, living somewhere rural and having a loving partner helps. Painting and drawing, seeing lots of the world and […]