More gloomy predictions about the economy this week, with figures showing that people in the UK are borrowing more on credit cards, overdrafts and loans than at the height of the 2009 recession.
Extended drinking hours in England and Wales have led to a significant rise in workplace absence, according to a report in this week’s People Management magazine online.
So it’s half term and harassed working parents everywhere are gearing up for a difficult week ahead. But while the school holidays are undoubtedly hard for employees trying to juggle the demands of work and family, they can pose a […]
Recent research has proved that laughter really is the best medicine. According to a University of Oxford study, people actually feel less pain after a good laugh, because it causes the body to release endorphins that act as natural painkillers.
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.