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Working from home: Top tips to improve your productivity

Whilst all of us who work in an office environment crave the odd day sitting on our bed in our PJ’s, working from home can be hard. Motivating yourself to work from home every day, maintaining productivity and focus can feel like climbing a mountain every day. Here are some top tips to help you...
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Why your mental wellbeing needs to be your number one priority at work

Recently, a spate of articles have emerged praising CEO Ben Congleton for his response to his employee’s out of office email. It wasn’t a message of thanks for their work on a tough report, or a heads-up that the car park rota is about to change; he was heralding his employee Madalyn for being open...
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For stress awareness month, ten tips for professionals in overcoming workplace stress

Christopher Harvey is the founder of Harvey Sinclair, an Executive Wellbeing Coaching Company. Educated at St Andrews (MA) and Harvard Universities respectively, with a background in psychology, a master of formalised coaching and 10 years of international corporate leadership for some of the world’s most reputable organisations, Christopher understands all the dynamics involved in managing...
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In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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Applications are open for the P&G Female Business Leaders Growth Programme

WEConnect International is a corporate-led non-profit and their goal is to connect more majority women owned businesses (those that are at least 51 per cent owned, managed and controlled by one or more women) into the corporate supply chain. Their corporate members represent $1 trillion in annual purchasing power and are true pioneers in inclusive...
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International Women’s Day: Who was Clara Zetkin?

Clara Zetkin was a female politician active in the Social Democratic Party of Germany and is credited with founding International Women’s Day. She believed in Marxism and was an advocate for women’s rights as well as being a peace activist. In 1910, an International Women’s Conference was organised in Copenhagen. Alongside, Luise Zietz, a prominent...
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Women in STEM day: How can we tackle the unconscious bias faced by women in STEM?

In recent years, a huge number of people have been working hard to increase the representation of women in technology, but women still only make up 14 per cent of the STEM workforce in the UK. I think the reason for this is in large part due to unconscious bias. As an industry and a...
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Annual leave; a necessity, not a luxury

Recently, a survey found that many UK workers are not taking their entitled holiday. This is horrifying news – as it has confirmed many people’s worst fears that Britain will be the next victim of the ‘overwork culture’ which has spread from Japan, claiming both happiness and lives in the process. Whilst it may seem...
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