Tags: worklife balance

Top international line-up at Meaning 2014

NixonMcInnes announces the first series of speakers confirmed for Meaning, the international conference for people who believe in better, more meaningful business for the 21st century. Meaning returns to the Brighton Corn Exchange for the third year on 18 November 2014. Confirmed speakers: Ben Dyson, founder of Positive Money, a campaign for a banking system that…

Death of my daughter made me examine my work/life balance, says Pia Webb

You recently published a self-help book, ‘Improve your own quality of life’, which aims to improve employee wellbeing and work-life balance. What motivated you to write the book? Firstly, if it wasn´t for our first born daughter Lilly (who died during delivery in 2006), Webbs Quality of Life Model would never have been created. That made…

Poor work-life balance tips the scale for UK talent

Firms neglect to address the relationship between their employees’ work and personal lives Where work-life balance is not supported, one in four employees plan to leave within the next two years A third of UK employees believe they are expected to do an unsustainable amount of work Employees in the UK believe that their organisation…

Britain tops European charts with work-life balance priorities

· 73% of UK HR directors concerned about losing key staff · Remuneration and work-life balance cited as primary reasons UK employees look for new opportunities Britain is leading the way in Europe with regards to how employees view work-life priorities, according to new global research1 from Robert Half International. The research, which surveys executives…

60% of working parents unhappy with work life balance, survey says

Is flexible work really working? In a time when more mothers work full-time than ever before, My Family Care found that over 60% of working parents are not happy with their work life balance and over half (54%) felt requesting flexibility may negatively affect their career. There is also the ever-present sense of colleague resentment:…