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If Music be the food of arguments

Despite the best intention of employers, a large number of offices (43 percent) give control of the playlist to one person and this has a negative impact on morale. 73 percent of workers in offices that allow music and have the playlist controlled by one person said they are more likely to be unhappy as they haven’t contributed anything. Some people went as far to say that it has resulted in arguments or heated discussions.

Contributor: Gareth Jones | Published: 21 November 2017

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Main causes of office disputes

78 million working hours are lost every year as workers search for stolen items.  Research from Brother UK, a supplier of technology solutions for business, has revealed the top five popular causes of office disputes, with gossip coming top. Over a third (34 percent) of office workers cited gossiping about colleagues and management as the leading reason for arguments and disruption in the office.

Contributor: Phil Jones | Published: 16 November 2017