Improved mental health, physical wellbeing, creativity and job satisfaction are just a few of the benefits that come from a healthy work-life balance. With a quarter of Brits working more than 40 hours a week, and research showing 59% admitting their work negatively impacts their day-to-day life, creating the perfect work-life balance is becoming has […]
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK: How to create a better work-life balance for employees
How to double your days off in 2019
We all know the benefits of a healthy work-life balance by now: Improved mental and physical wellbeing, a better social life, increased creativity, productivity, job satisfaction and more. But with a quarter of Brits working more than 40 hours a week, we still have a long way to go. According to a survey by PaymentSense, 38 per […]
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 […]
Employee motivation is declining, says new research
New research says employee motivation levels are on the decline with 29% saying they aren’t motivated. A new research report, “Living to Work”, has shown employee motivation levels are on the decline. 29% of employees surveyed said they were not motivated at work in 2017 compared to just 18% who said the same in 2016. […]
Do working parents lose out?
UK businesses need to do more to help working parents balance their professional lives and family commitments without making staff feel unfairly judged, stressed and anxious. A major new survey of 1,400 working parents by CIPHR.com has revealed that 75% of working parents are suffering from stress and anxiety as a result of trying to […]
Is checking your email on your commute considered work?
Sending work emails while commuting could be a sign of work/life imbalance, but the issue isn’t always clear-cut Commuters use travel time for work emails to such an extent that this should be counted as part of the working day, according to a study by the University of the West of England. The research, which […]
Five tips to a better work-life balance
It’s never easy to keep a good work-life balance that benefits both your career and your well-being. We’ve all tried to work hard and then play hard but ultimately one usually suffers. With these five tips, could you finally manage it? With what feels like an ongoing struggle with achieving the ideal work-life balance, recent […]
PA Life Club Members can save money when they order from My Baker
The latest company to offer a discount for PA Life Club members comes from the deliciously sweet My Baker. My Baker is an online concierge service connecting independent bakers to clients looking to order bespoke cakes, biscuits, macarons and other based goods. The company has built a community of over 100 talented bakers, ranging […]
What do we want? More downtime at work!
The nation’s employees believe work now takes up 42 per cent of their life, according to research. Researchers carried out a detailed study of 2,000 adults in employment and found we all want more downtime. Half of those polled agreed waking up in the morning and dreading the day ahead at work is a sure-sign […]
Brits are feeling work pressure more than ever
The nation’s work-life balance has been called into question as Brits are becoming more and more stressed out by their hectic lifestyles. The study, commissioned by Casumo, studied the increasingly busy lives of the British workforce as many are concerned we don’t Around two thirds of workers believe their lives have become busier in recent years, […]