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20
Feb

How to keep a good work life balance in 2018!

With 2018 in full swing many of us struggle to maintain a work life balance, BUT with Healthy Body, Happy Me Week on the 5th-9th March focusing on raising awareness of the importance of good health it’s now time to prioritise your well being! London-based law firm Brookman Solicitors recent survey has revealed that 63%...
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10
Jan

The strength in a neurodiverse workforce

Work is a key part of our identity. In a world that repeatedly declares that ‘we are what we do’, our work affects our confidence, our resources, our social support networks, in fact, our entire lives. Yet, for many people, the hunt for a job can seem like an impossible quest. For people with neurodiverse...
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07
Dec

Look busy! The boss is coming…

In the current ‘epidemic of business’ in today’s society, our professional worth is now measured by our visibility in the workplace, and hours spent behind the computer, instead of the results or outcomes we produce. This notion of ‘presenteeism’ (being visible at the desk) is, The Hoxby Collective has found, in fact making workers less...
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25
Oct

Anna Faris speaks out about harassment at work

Actress Anna Faris has spoken out about experiencing sexual harassment at work in her podcast, Unqualified.  The Scary Movie actress joins the hundreds of women who have now spoken out about sexual harassment at work. Faris told her podcast listeners that the experience happened early in her career, when the unnamed director ‘slapped [her] ass’...
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02
Oct

Employee productivity averages under three hours a day, survey finds

A new survey has discovered that in an eight-hour working day, the average employee spends over five hours doing other things besides working. According to research by VoucherCloud, trawling through social media and reading news websites are the main distractions for employees from their work. The UK’s largest money saving brand polled 1,989 full-time office...
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22
Sep

This is the best place to work in the UK

Jobs site Glassdoor have compiled a list of the best places in the UK to live and work, taking into account average salary and job satisfaction.  Slough was crowned the best place to live and work in the UK – ahead of Manchester, Cambridge, Leeds and Oxford. Jobs site Glassdoor named the commuter town a...
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19
Sep

Is it ok to cry at work?

 I was brought up to think that crying at work is completely taboo and I’d lose all credibility if I let my emotions get the better of me. When I was working as a City lawyer in a global law firm sometimes I’d escape to the loo to have a private weep. I remember excusing...
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Princess Anne
30
Aug

Princess Anne has worked the most days in 2017 of any royal, according to figures

Princess Anne has worked more days than any other British royal family member in 2017 so far, according to figures.  The Queen’s daughter has carried out 114 royal engagements this year, almost double the amount of some of her royal peers, according to Hello! Figures were compiled by the Press Association from the Court Circular,...
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