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The Power of Balance

Why work-life balance matters, and goes beyond working parents. The desire to achieve a healthy work-life balance is broadly acknowledged these days. But all too often it’s still seen as a nice-to-have and not a crucial element of modern working practices. It’s also often talked about as being principally an issue for working mums or,...
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Which country gets the most time off? | Interactive Infographic

Have you ever wondered how many vacation days people from other countries get each year? Or how long new mothers can take off work for maternity leave in different cultures? Research shows that taking vacation time can help keep your productivity levels high whilst improving your mental health and wellbeing. Yet many countries don’t create...
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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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