Research reveals ‘presenteeism culture’ is making offices more sick & increasing the UK productivity gap

Research reveals ‘presenteeism culture’ is making offices more sick & increasing the UK productivity gap     To coincide with World Day for Safety and Health at Work,  Fellowes has today launched new research urging business leaders to tackle the growing problem of ‘presenteeism’ across Britain.   More than half (52%) of UK workers are… Continue reading

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Why fostering a friendly office atmosphere unlocks employee potential

Why fostering a friendly office atmosphere unlocks employee potential   A new survey by Wildgoose has highlighted how a friendly office atmosphere is crucial in creating an atmosphere that breed creativity, productivity and collaboration among staff. The company quizzed employees at 120 businesses across the UK with interesting results.   More than 6 in 10… Continue reading

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Productivity vs Procrastination – A losing battle

Productivity vs Procrastination – A losing battle     Procrastination can come in many forms, be it checking your Facebook feed every few minutes or talking to friends at work constantly. The UK workforce is behind its counterparts in the US, Germany and France, 20% of employers believe that their employers put less than 5… Continue reading

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15% of company dress codes have gone casual – but are slippers a fur-lined step in the wrong direction?

The 5 reasons employees leave

15% of company dress codes have gone casual – but are slippers a fur-lined step in the wrong direction?     Companies in Sweden are adopting casual dress codes, some requiring them NOT to wear formal shoes but instead sport a pair of slippers.     Research shows that smart workwear is on the decline,… Continue reading

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4-day working week becomes closer to reality as UK political party publicly backs idea

4-day working week becomes closer to reality as UK political party publicly backs   The Green Party has supported the idea of a four day working week, adding to the small pool of support it has received recently.       Speaking at the party’s annual conference, Caroline Lucas, Co-Leader of the party and MP… Continue reading

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