Confirmation from the CIPD, should we need it, that the UK workforce is under more pressure than ever before. Its latest research survey puts stress as the top cause of long-term absence, overtaking the previous contenders (musculoskeletal disorders and acute medical […]
Another day, another research report – this time highlighting the difference in absence rates between young employees and their older colleagues.
So how happy and productive has your day been today? Did you bounce into work joyfully and end the day with the warm glow of a job well done? Or did you turn in reluctantly, fritter away your time and […]
I’m sorry I couldn’t write this blog post yesterday, but my pet rabbit escaped and I had to rescue him from the foxes in the woods.
There’s nothing like a deadline to concentrate the mind, so I’m giving you plenty of notice that changes are afoot to the PAYE system.
Publication of the top 10 websites visited by Department for Transport staff while they are at work makes for interesting reading.
Several of my friends have been away on holiday this week – but I have to say I haven’t really missed them.
I was working yesterday with a colleague whose 18-year-old is on work experience at the HQ of a well-known retailer in London. She was both grateful and relieved that they not only sent her daughter home early, but also escorted her […]
There’s nothing like a row over holiday dates to cause a bad atmosphere at work – although one stylist at hairdresser Toni & Guy may have taken her dissatisfaction a step too far.
So it’s a year today to the start of the Olympics… and not a day too soon for businesses to start planning for the impact it will have on their day-to-day operations.