Tags: work life balance

Gary Cattermole: Millennial dads hit by work life balance

For years working mums have been complaining about how to best juggle life as a mother and life in the workplace. New research reveals that millennial dads are now caught up in the same struggle of managing their work and family lives. Gary Cattermole, Director, The Survey Initiative, takes a closer look at what is going on and its implications for employee engagement…

Simple things have a significant impact on employee happiness

As the 20th January – the most depressing day of the year – draws in, Monster.co.uk releases new research revealing that sometimes it’s the simple things that can make us happy.  Just a simple ‘thank you’ goes a long way, according to a third of respondents (35%) who say someone showing gratitude makes their working day that little…

Office workers in Scotland less happy about their work/life balance than rest of UK

Compared with the rest of the UK, office workers in Scotland are most likely to feel dissatisfied with their work-life balance – that is according to a study conducted by YouGov in conjunction with mobile workstyles and cloud services provider, Citrix. The findings, published today, reveal that over a quarter (27%) of Scots describe their work-life balance as…