Tag: Long hours

UK Employees admit to exaggerated expense claims

One quarter of people that have ever claimed work expenses in the UK admit to exaggerating them according to a survey from employee expenses management company, GlobalExpense. Almost half (47 percent) of those that admit to...

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Give agency workers real protection, demands TUC

The TUC called on the Government to give agency workers real protection from exploitation and genuine equal treatment on pay, holiday and hours, as it published its response to the draft Agency Worker Regulations consultation on...

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Could mild exercise help achieve healthy workforce?

A healthy workforce may be just a few stretches away, according to one sector commentator.The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) has advised that Britons should ensure they take some form of exercise whenever possible and that...

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Could productivity be damaged by long hours?

As the recession rumbles in, more businesses may be keen to prompt their workforces into working longer hours, but could HR departments find that this impacts on their efforts to boost productivity? Recent research by Abbey and...

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Workers ‘spend 22 million hours commuting’

Employers may find that they could increase the productivity of their workforce by introducing a flexible working policy which allows people to carry out their jobs from home, after new research has revealed how long Britons...

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Parental leave ‘should be the norm’

The benefits of flexible working for fathers needs to be made a "normal" workplace practice, one sector commentator has claimed.Sally Gimson, director of communications at the Family and Parenting Institute, said...

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