Does stress ever help an employee perform better?

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Does stress ever help an employee perform better?   A problem that HR professionals have been tackling aggressively in recent years is the issue of work place stress and the issues it causes for employees that damages the overall business. However HR Grapevine article recently has questioned whether some moderate stress levels are actually good… Continue reading

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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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SHOCKING levels of workplace stress as some employees turn to meds, survey finds

SHOCKING levels of workplace stress as some employees turn to meds, survey finds     New research has revealed that a concerning proportion of the UK workforce are having to turn to medicine to combat workplace pressures.     The data, from Specialists4Protection, found that 46% of employees feel more stressed at work than they… Continue reading

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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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