Research from Britain’s Healthiest Company shows UK companies are waking up to the importance of managing employee stress but more can be done.
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Four years ago higher remuneration was the primary driver behind employees seeking new employment opportunities, but work life balance now tops the list according to a new study by recruitment specialists Robert Half UK
Goodbye office politics – why organisations are losing their talent to the allure of self-employment
Over 4.5 million people are now self-employed in the UK and the number is rising every year.
New research from Mind makes for uncomfortable reading – the mental health charity has found that more than 1 in 7 of us (15 percent) who receive work emails sometimes check them while in the toilet. An online YouGov poll of 1,095 English and Welsh workers also showed that nearly 2 in 5 (38 percent)…
Holidays aren’t as restful as they should be, with three quarters (76%) of employees admitting to taking work away with them when they depart for annual leave and 81 percent checking in with the office while they’re away.
UK workers are finding themselves constantly switched on, with nearly half (41%) checking their work emails outside of office hours according to a study by PMI Health Group.
This infographic explores the many advantages of employees taking a break from their digital devices when away on annual leave, including tangible and significant improvements in their health, happiness and productivity.
A national survey reveals that 42 percent of men and 35 percent of women feel their job has had a negative impact on their relationship with their children.
Agencies that supply staff to the NHS have responded angrily to accusations that they are ‘ripping off’ the public health service.
Employees consider a good work/life balance to be a clearer sign of career success than high performance and productivity, according to a new survey from Right Management.
Research from Barclays reveals the top ten happiness factors in UK employees.
Despite the perhaps obvious benefits to getting away from the workplace for a week or two, more than half of people have been found to prioritise work over a holiday with loved ones, according to new research from hospitality company Diamond Resorts International.
With workers spending many weekends and public holidays at their desks, Microsoft declare that more could be done from mobile devices.
One in five UK workers regularly work long hours for no extra pay, which can ultimately lead to stress, long term absence and damage to their business.
Tech giants like Google, Twitter and Facebook are seamlessly integrating social spaces with work spaces. As business mixes with leisure, how are these tech giants changing the way in which we work?