Money worries ranked biggest concern for employees

Employers haven’t fully grasped the depth of concern staff feel about their financial, physical and mental health, new research reveals. The study, conducted by Neyber, found that two of the three biggest issues for stressed-out employees were money-related. However,...

The 10 things candidates want from a new position

  It’s a candidate’s market, according to recent research from Recruitment and Employment Confederation/IHS Markit – so that means you’re going to need to stand out from the crowd if you’re looking to hire top talent. The report revealed that candidate availability...

National sickie day’ could see 350,000 workers call in sick

Today is the most likely day for UK workers to pull a ‘sickie’ – with last year’s day costing the UK economy an estimated £45m in wages.   Up to 350,000 workers in the UK are expected to call in sick today, as the first Monday of February traditionally sees the...

Top 10 office distractions – and how to beat them

Productivity levels in offices across the UK have fallen to a dramatic low, according to research from Fellowes – with a quarter of workers claiming they are unproductive for up to two hours every day. They polled 1,250 adults to find out what distractions are keeping...

Working out of hours harms productivity and mental wellbeing

  Working beyond traditional working hours is harming the mental wellbeing of employees, according to research from Lockton.   The researchers found that a quarter (26%) of employees find working outside of traditional working hours harms their mental wellbeing, and...

Where is the UK’s worst commute?

  Recently, countless headlines have focused on how dreadful large sections of rail-based commuting have become in the UK. Thousands of commuters are still struggling with services across the north of England and the south of England after a new timetable came into...