Why is January the worst month for staff absences?

  January is the month with the highest number of sick days taken by employees in the UK, with coughs and colds, musculoskeletal problems and mental health issues being largely to blame. Research from CharlieHR found that the number of employees taking sick days...

£45bn cost of ‘unproductive meetings

Pointless and unproductive meetings will cost British companies a shocking £45bn in 2019, a report from Doodle has warned. The researchers found that the average professional spends two hours a week in pointless meetings, or over 24bn hours of working time –...

Happy New Year, Unhappy Old Job

Today Is ‘Career-Crossroads Day’ For British Workers   Today, 11th January 2019, the last working day at the end of the first full week of work post-Christmas, is Career Crossroads Day, when most British workers will consider their career options, reflecting on...

Is this the best place in the UK to be a jobseeker?

  Cambridge, Oxford, Warrington, Reading and Swindon have been named the top places in the country for jobseekers, the Swindon Advertiser reports. The research compiled by job website Adzuna found that these locations boast over 15 job opportunities per jobseeker...