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.
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 […]
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.
Publication of the top 10 websites visited by Department for Transport staff while they are at work makes for interesting reading.
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 […]
Another day, another social media scandal. But it’s not just celebrities tripping themselves up on Twitter or falling foul of Facebook.