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New app links home workers to workspaces

New app links home workers to workspaces

People who work remotely but don’t want to be at home can find a temporary workspace with a new app.  Reef is not the first of its kind; Coworking Nomads, Workbar and Deskhop are just some of its competitors. But Reef App says its users will usually get discounts on...

“Employers need to rethink productivity and wellbeing”

“Employers need to rethink productivity and wellbeing”

Employers need to change how they engage staff to protect their future workforce, says a  performance learning expert.  Around 85 percent of Gen Z workers told Redware they were questioning their career choice because of an increase in burnout.  Adam Heath, Managing...

Employers asked to be lenient with dog owning employees

Employers asked to be lenient with dog owning employees

More than three million people brought home puppies during the pandemic and research now says new dog owners don't want to go into the office. Before the lockdowns, sixteen percent of owners felt comfortable leaving their dog alone for more than six hours a day - that...

Unhappy staff have no problem leaving job within 6 months

Unhappy staff have no problem leaving job within 6 months

Businesses need to recognise a healthy work environment is important for both productivity and success, say experts. Almost a hundred thousand employees were interviewed by the talent assessment platform, Thomas. It found staff being unhappy as the main cause of...

UK workers concealing health concerns from employers

UK workers concealing health concerns from employers

A new report has investigated the various factors which are preventing employees from being able to divulge their health concerns at work. New research conducted by Aetna International reveals that fear of judgement is preventing many employees from opening up about...

One in four employers failing to support long-term absent staff

One in four employers failing to support long-term absent staff

According to new research by GRiD, the industry body for the group risk protection sector, a quarter of employers are not financially supporting staff when they are long-term absent from work. A new study finds that around one in four employers do not support staff...

How can companies truly create a healthy organisation?

How can companies truly create a healthy organisation?

Companies leveraging the correct wellbeing strategies are significantly more likely to see many business benefits. A new report reveals how this can be achieved.  According to a newly released report by The Josh Bersin Company, organisations will need to put a greater...

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Nick Hedderman: How to boost productivity in staff

Nick Hedderman: How to boost productivity in staff

The pandemic has shown that organisations can trust their people to be productive wherever they are, says Nick Hedderman, Director, Modern Work Business Group” Whether it's battling to stay on top of emails, rushing to meetings or hitting deadlines, staff feel the...

Sabrina Munns: 2022 HR predictions and employee trends

Sabrina Munns: 2022 HR predictions and employee trends

The past two years have seen rapid changes in the world of HR. A large number of companies have had to quickly adapt to everything from new working norms, a shift in management structure, staff shortages, and employees being furloughed or leaving the business. And the...

Nick Wilson: Employers’ focus must remain on safety

Nick Wilson: Employers’ focus must remain on safety

The easing of Covid restrictions came as a long-awaited relief for many businesses. The doors are open, staff are working, and it feels as though we’ve moved into a new phase for employers and employees. However, we’re not out of the woods yet and a two-fold challenge...

Nick Campbell: The Menopause and menstrual health & tackling taboo

Nick Campbell: The Menopause and menstrual health & tackling taboo

The menopause affects almost half of the country’s workforce at some point in their career, but whereas many people only experience mild symptoms, for some it can have a serious impact on home, social and working life. It is estimated that 13 million people in the UK...

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