How to refocus your mind after a stressful morning…

How to refocus your mind after a stressful morning…   Everyone has hit what is know as the  ‘afternoon slump’, particularly after a busy and stressful morning. However, researchers believe that they may have finally found an effective, and speedy, solution. The Daily Mail reports that academics writing in the Journal of Management claim that the most… Continue reading

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First week of Spring sees soar in sickness absence

First week of Spring sees soar in sickness absence     Yesterday, a combination of beautiful weather, the clocks going forward and last night’s England match has led to an increase in workplace absences today.     Absence management specialist the ELAS Group has seen a marked difference in the number of people calling in sick… Continue reading

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Bad sleep is having a negative impact on almost half of all UK employees’ work and careers

__     Being well rested and energetic is crucial to productivity and sustaining your work ethic throughout the day, it also improves your mood to those around you. New research has found that many UK employees have issues with sleeping that effects their work and ability to handle stress.     The third annual… Continue reading

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Can you really be yourself at work?

When you’re at work, do you behave in the same way as you do when you’re at home? Or do you have a work persona – a duller, more subdued version of your real self?   Of course there are certain behaviours, such as swearing, or nudity, for example, that aren’t acceptable in any workplace,… Continue reading

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Are smartphones contributing to productivity issues?

  84% use smartphones in the workplace 78% regularly respond to text messages during working hours   online assessment   120 hours per year – spent on smartphones   The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research.   Research of 2,012 UK… Continue reading

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