Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK’s productivity levels have dropped back to pre-financial crisis levels and continues to lag behind other major economies.
Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the demand for labour remains strong, which includes a relatively high share of permanent, full-time jobs.
The world of work is changing and, with it, the need for a more agile approach is growing. Just as there are opportunities associated with this fresh approach to work, there are also a fair number of challenges to consider.
Eight out of ten UK workers say they don’t need to be in an office to be productive, highlighting a craving for flexible working.
New survey reveals that the quality of office environments influences employee wellbeing and productivity yet majority of workers say it is not a high priority for senior management
92% of SME owners see the latest technology as essential for productivity and SME owners spend almost three hours a week solving IT problems.
Winter has a huge impact on the mental health and wellbeing of British workers according to a new research reveals simple changes to the workplace are better at beating the January blues than traditional wellbeing benefits
The Power of Productivity report, a new study written by, Dr. Alexander Grous from the London School of Economics and Political Science, identifies management best practice, technology and flexible working as three key levers which, when combined, have the power to unlock business productivity by as much as 20%.
Screening sporting events in the workplace may increase workplace productivity, according to research released today by Peninsula, the HR and employment law specialist.
With several high profile sporting events clashing on the same day, the 8th July is set to be Britain’s most unproductive day this summer, new research by HR & payroll provider Moorepay has revealed.
The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) Labour Productivity report is due for release on the 8th July 2016. In the April 2016 release, ONS statistics revealed that labour productivity, as measured by output per hour, fell by 1.2 percent, and was some 14 percent below an extrapolation based on its pre-downturn trend.
New research in a study that included over 70,000 people reveals how employees who embrace activity-based working report significantly higher levels of workplace productivity and pride in their jobs.
We are all aware of the prowess of technology and how all those little gadgets we love so much are helping us save time and be more productive… but are they really?
Research from Britain’s Healthiest Workplace, surveying more than 32,538 workers across all UK industries, revealed that high stress and lack of physical activity are causing industries to lose up to 27 days of productive time per employee each year.
HR managers are struggling to focus on the high value activities that attracted them to the profession in the first place, due to spending two days a week, on average, on unnecessary paperwork.