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work-life balance

Flexible working options on the rise

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Flexible working options are now a key differentiator for new job candidates, say 70% of organisations. Workforce time management solutions provider hfx has published survey findings confirming that flexible working continues to increase across all sizes and types of organisation, both public and private. The survey showed that part-time hours are still the most popular […]

5 ways to stay happy at work

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Does work feel stale lately but you still love what you do? Perhaps you’re ready to move on but want to make the most of your job until you find a new one. Either way, it’s important to take steps to be happy at work. Glassdoor recently outlined five ways to keep a positive attitude, […]

Stress Awareness Month: 5 top tips to navigate workload pressures

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Royston Guest, CEO of Pti Worldwide shares his top tips for dealing with pressure at work for Stress Awareness Month (taking place until the end of April) The UK Government’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE) defines work-related stress, depression, or anxiety as a harmful reaction people have to undue pressures and demands placed on them […]

Top lies Brits tell their colleagues to appear more cultured

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The British public have confessed to lying about which countries they’ve travelled to, what books they’ve read and even food they like in order to impress colleagues and friends. According to a study into cultural experiences by MSC Cruises UK, nearly one in three tell their colleagues that they’re ‘foodies’ who regularly dine on exotic […]

76% of UK companies set to invest in future benefits

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Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are expected to focus on employee benefits in attempts to boost productivity and ensure talent retention, according to new research. MetLife’s UK Employee Benefit Trends Study 2017 shows that around 245,000 companies are potentially looking to invest in benefits for workers over the next three years. The move towards […]

Bosses must address the needs of PAs, says specialist

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Employers are facing a threat to company growth by not understanding the needs of PAs and other staff, according to a new report. The study by Hays warns that while 94% of organisations expect business to remain stable or even increase post-Brexit, employees do not share the same enthusiasm. 65% of PAs and other office […]

Top reasons Brits are going self-employed

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With around one in seven Brits hoping to be self-employed at some point in their career, property letting agent City Breaks in Newcastle has surveyed small and medium business owners to identify why so many are attracted to the idea of becoming their own boss, with some even taking a pay cut in the process. […]

Flexible working increases job satisfaction – if it’s informal

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Research from Cass Business School and Cranfield School of Management has confirmed that flexible working can increase employee job satisfaction and organisational commitment. However, the researchers discovered that employees who establish flexible working arrangements through informal discussion with their line manager are judged to perform much better than those who use formal flexible working arrangements. […]

7 self-care tips for PAs

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Tara Jackson, ex-PA and holistic self-care and wellbeing coach, gives us her top tips for taking care of yourself despite a busy schedule. Being a PA can be quite stressful. There are consistent demands on you and your time, you’re often juggling numerous tasks, to-do lists and diaries and you are also often trapped in […]

6 ways to combat workplace stress

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It can be hard to work when the stress feels suffocating, and understanding what is happening is the first step to tackling it. Be it your work-life balance or feelings of isolation, research by the Guardian has examined what to do and how to cope when the walls feel like they’re closing in and deadlines […]