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Brits spend a year worrying about work in their free time

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The average Brit spends almost five hours a week worrying about their job outside of working hours, according to new research. Survey data of 2,000 participants has been released by standing desk retailer, EZ Shopper, to uncover how WFH and the pandemic has blurred the line between personal and work life. The data concluded that […]

Only one in five offices has a hybrid working policy in place

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New research released today shows a lack of planning and investment in hybrid working is threatening to derail a widespread successful return to the office. The research, conducted by Opinium for Ricoh Europe, polled 3,000 office workers across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. It found they remain cautious about returning […]

Jobseekers’ interest in WFH positions explodes in 2022

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Analysis of Google Search data by online salary calculator Income Tax UK has revealed a monumental shift in jobseekers’ preference in terms of their new job. Having the leverage of a near-record-low unemployment rate, professionals are looking at combining lifestyle, family, and career, enabled by the growing popularity of full remote jobs, and four-days work-week schemes. Remote jobs interest […]

Over half of staff admit their home set-up falls short of standard workplace amenities

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New research has highlighted the value of functional design and the impact well-designed workspaces have on employee wellbeing, engagement, and productivity. More than half (54%) of office workers say that, despite the rise in home working over the last two years, their current work-from-home set up still falls short of office amenities compared to their […]

Lessons learned and future outlooks: Remote working is here to stay

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By Jürn-Christian Hocke, Interim Head of Faculty of Arts at Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) Before the pandemic forced companies and businesses to move most of their work remotely, there were (generally very widespread) concerns about the home office among both staff and management. You would idle away all your time and not […]

These are the most popular artists and songs to work to – in the office and at home

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Working remotely during the pandemic has meant that more people are opting for a hybrid working routine – doing a combination of working from home and from the office, allowing for more flexibility than ever. With the social pressures and office politics forgotten, remote working has allowed people to enjoy listening to their guilty pleasure songs that they may not be comfortable playing in […]

Employers are failing staff on helping reduce home energy costs

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Following the recent Government announcement to relax working from home guidance, millions of workers will be now discussing with their employer when they might return to the office. But will they be discussing the impact of all this working from home on their rising energy bills? Probably not.  New research reveals businesses are not providing […]

Psychiatrist reveals what your desk says about you

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Whether you’re back to the office or you’re still working out of your spare room, we spend so much time sat at our desks that they become a part of your personality. Office furniture site, Furniture At Work, worked with Dr. Debanjan Banerjee, Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, to reveal the four most common desk types and what they […]

Remote managers killing culture – 60% of professionals report feeling ‘disengaged’ due to lack of face time with leaders

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Two in three professionals have reported that they are ‘highly likely’ to leave their job this year due to a lack of face time with leaders within their organisation. Following the announcement this week from Government that work from home restrictions will be dropped, an annual employee survey from global recruiter Robert Walters reveals the […]

5 ways to motivate yourself WFH that you might not have thought of…

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Forgetting the classic 9-5 and putting on computer restrictions could be the secret to being more productive when working from home, according to career experts. With millions of Brits now regularly working from home, office furniture  retailer, Furniture At Work, has gathered together advice from several experts on maintaining productivity in the home office. Rather than […]