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NOMURA ADIDAS AND FORSTER COMMUNICATIONS HEALTHIEST PLACES TO WORK

The 2017 Britain’s Healthiest Workplace winners have been revealed and the awards have recognised Nomura International Plc as the healthiest large workplace, adidas the healthiest medium workplace and Forster Communications the healthiest small workplace. The winners were chosen from 167 participating organisations with 32,000 participating individual employees. Britain’s Healthiest Workplace is one of the largest […]

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BETTER HUMANS PROVEN TO RE-ENERGISE EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE

It is a well-known fact that healthier and happier people perform better at work. Increasingly, health and well-being are becoming central to every forward-thinking company’s strategic plan. However, ensuring that employees are healthy in mind and body can be a difficult and time-consuming task.   Better Humans is a start-up, based in Edinburgh, which offers […]

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JOHN LEWIS TAKES £36M PROFITS HIT FOR FAILURE TO PAY MINIMUM WAGE

John Lewis has taken a £36m hit to profits to cover potential back payments to staff after breaching National Minimum Wage rules. The retailer said the issue related to the use of pay averaging, which spreads workers’ pay evenly over the year. It said employees were paid the correct amount over the course of the […]

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ONE IN FIVE SAY THEY SLEEP POORLY MOST NIGHTS

Curtains and interior accessories specialist Curtains.com has recently created an infographic exploring the nation’s sleeping habits, which seems to confirm a commonly held view: sleep quality in the UK leaves much to be desired.   With as many as 22% of the population saying they sleep poorly most nights (and a further 5% reporting that […]

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UK BUSINESSES SUFFERING FROM ‘PRESENTEEISM’ WITH OVER HALF OF EMPLOYEES COMING INTO WORK WHEN SICK

New research from Fellowes, based on responses from 4,000 employees and 500 business leaders across Europe, demonstrates that ‘presenteeism’ is one of the biggest threats to UK workplace productivity To coincide with World Day for Safety and Health at Work, global office solutions brand, Fellowes, has today launched new research urging business leaders to tackle […]