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UK workers likely to change companies for more job satisfaction

Job security is not enough for today’s workers, as many are willing to move jobs or even change careers to get more job satisfaction, according to new research. The survey of 1,001 UK adults carried out by Cygnet Jobs, one of the UK’s leading healthcare recruitment companies, has revealed that more than 1 in 2 […]

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Revealed: The top 15 cities worldwide that are the best for remote working

The rise of modern technology has allowed many jobs to become more flexible, which means that remote working has grown in popularity across the globe. Powwownow has conducted research to reveal the best 15 cities around the world for remote working. Inspired by the top 15 cities listed in InterNation’s Expat City Ranking Report, Powwownow […]

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Half of workers wish they could make their hobby their full time job

A survey of 1,000 people, carried out by Europe’s number one sports retailer, Decathlon, found that 50% of workers would like to turn their hobby into a career, with 23% more passionate about their hobby than their current profession. The majority of brits (30%) would want to turn their passion of caring for animals or children into a […]

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Attention all employers: Here are the workplace benefits Generation Z crave

To mark a fresh wave of Generation Z graduates entering the workforce for the first time this summer, new research has revealed what businesses can offer to attract and retain them. A study of 2,315 UK workers carried out by Perkbox, the UK’s fastest growing employee benefits platform, as part of the 2018 Great Perk […]

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More than one in four workers do not have confidence in their bosses

Over a quarter (29%) of UK workers have no confidence in their leadership teams, believing that their bosses are not competent in their roles. That’s according to research released by experience management company Qualtrics. The research, which surveyed 1,000 workers across the UK, also found that 43% feel their boss gives them little to no […]

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How to boost employee productivity in an open plan office

According to a recent Harvard study, workers in open plan offices have 70% less physical interactions with other colleagues, making teams less collaborative as the majority choose to email each other than bringing the conversation face to face. However, according to Instant Offices, there are several ways in which issues associated with an open-plan office […]

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UK Businesses are failing to recognise employees’ anxieties around communicating in the workplace

UK companies are failing to support employees suffering with work-related performance anxiety, the business world’s equivalent to stage fright, despite it being a regular occurrence for many workers, according to new research. RADA Business, the commercial subsidiary of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art which provides communication skills training for corporate individuals, has published the […]

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Standard Chartered chief quits after ‘inappropriate behaviour’ finding

The head of compliance at Standard Chartered has stepped down after an internal investigation found his behaviour to be inappropriate. Neil Barry’s “managerial style, behaviour and language” towards staff was “not in line with our valued behaviours,” an internal memo said. The bank said Mr Barry’s behaviour was not bad enough for him to be […]