Tags: productivity at work

New research asks whether we could we be closer to a four-day week

New research finds that Wednesdays afternoon off have a positive impact on both productivity and wellbeing.

Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE: ‘People need more autonomy and control’

Sir Cary Cooper: How can we facilitate work cultures that produce healthy and happy workforces and, by association, increase productivity?

Johnson & Johnson named Britain’s Healthiest Company 2015

Johnson & Johnson (J&J)  has been named Britain’s Healthiest Company and recognised as having Britain’s Healthiest Workforce which following the UK’s largest wellness survey, whose findings were validated by a research team at the University of Cambridge. The Healthiest Company award recognised the healthiest workplace and employees overall, whilst the Healthiest Workforce award considered factors…

Businesses drained by wasted time  

An independent international study has revealed that business leaders identify their most common cause of wasted time during the workday is inefficient processes and duplicated efforts. The study, commissioned by Planview and conducted by research company Loudhouse, shows that companies without tech-driven productivity strategies are suffering the most, which can severely affect customer satisfaction and employee…

Rugby World Cup: Bosses to allow employees to avoid the scrum and leave early

  Business and HR leaders across the UK will allow employees to escape the transport scrum and leave their desks early to watch the Rugby World Cup 2015.  Nearly three-quarters (73%) of UK firms will allow employees the flexibility to watch matches according to new research from recruitment specialists Robert Half UK. Of those, more than one in…

Infographic: The benefits of paying the Living Wage

Lancaster based hosting and web design agency, Nublue, have this month received the Living Wage Accreditation, demonstrating that they pay all of their staff above the country’s Living Wage. The company have joined just a handful of local Living Wage businesses, and are among just a handful of technology companies in the North West to…