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MORE THAN FOUR IN FIVE WOULD HIDE JACKPOT WIN FROM THEIR BOSSES

More than four in five employees would not tell their boss about a substantial lottery win. A survey of 2,000 UK adults by online games destination, WinkSlots.com as part of the Working After Winning Report revealed that just 8% would admit to how much they had won.  Almost half (46%) would however confide in their […]

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BRITISH OFFICES ARE FULL OF FRIDGE RAIDERS

Employees look in the fridge or food cupboard 13 times per day, according to new research. A survey of UK workers carried out by leading household appliances retailer, AppliancesDirect.co.uk, revealed Brits look in the fridge 8 times and the cupboards 5 times per day on average. The research, which looked in to the eating habits […]

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TWO IN THREE RETAIL WORKERS SATISFIED WITH THEIR JOBS: BUT RETAIL LAGS BEHIND FS AND TRAVEL AND LEISURE

Two-thirds (68%) of UK workers in the retail sector are currently satisfied in their jobs, according to the Qualtrics Pulse – a new 2017 benchmark of how engaged today’s employees feel within their work environments from Qualtrics, the leader in employee engagement software. The Qualtrics Pulse surveyed 2,300 UK workers using the Qualtrics Employee ExperienceTM management […]

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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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LOAN COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR NEARLY A MILLION NUISANCE CALLS FINED BY REGULATOR

A credit company responsible for sending nearly one million nuisance texts in six months has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Provident Personal Credit Ltd, based in Bradford, employed third party affiliate companies to send 999,057 unsolicited text messages on its behalf to promote personal loans for its brand Satsuma Loans. This was against […]

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ONE IN TWO NEW RETIREES PLANNING TO WORK PAST STATE PENSION AGE

More than half of people planning to retire this year would consider, or already are, working past their state pension age, research has found. Some 51% of people surveyed are working past their state pension age or would consider doing so, Prudential found. This marks the fifth year in a row of the surveys by […]