Having an insecure financial situation, being bored in both work and free time, and worsening physical health were the biggest factors affecting employee’s wellbeing, during the first covid-19 lockdown, according to new research from emlyon business school.
Contributor: Professor Joonas Rokka - Emlyon Business School | Published: 30 June 2021
The renewed focus on wellbeing is important not only for managing remote workforces but defining new ways of working as we emerge from the pandemic. So called ‘hybrid working’ will look different for each organisation, with only four per cent predicting a return to their previous way of working.
Contributor: Tim Kellett, Director - Paydata | Published: 23 June 2021
Just over half (51%) of employees are anxious about returning to the workplace after more than a year of disruption in people’s work lives, according to a study by Westfield Health.
Contributor: Dave Capper, CEO - Westfield Health | Published: 21 June 2021
- 73% of UK workers would accept a reduction in pay in return for being able to work remotely permanently
- Only 15% of Brits want to go back to the office full-time
- 40% of respondents believe that employers should be able to prevent employees from travelling abroad for holiday due to Covid-19
Contributor: Jane Sloane - CIPHR | Published: 19 June 2021
Nearly three quarters of employers believe the pandemic will mean long-term changes in the way they support the health and wellbeing of staff and although 14% of employers view this negatively, the majority (57%) believe this is a positive transformation.
Contributor: Katharine Moxham, spokesperson, GRiD | Published: 16 June 2021
While the UK is slowly unlocking, employers with overseas staff must not underestimate the severity of the Covid situation in other countries and the impact this will have on health and wellbeing.
Contributor: Brett Hill, distribution director - Towergate Health & Protection | Published: 11 June 2021
Recovery from Long Covid symptoms could be more prolonged if employees are not supported, according to RedArc Nurses.
Contributor: Christine Husbands, MD - RedArc Nurses | Published: 2 June 2021
Results from a report titled UK Return to the Workplace* examining employee attitudes on office returns one year after the ... View Article
Contributor: Larry Gadea, Founder and CEO - Envoy | Published: 27 May 2021
More than two-thirds of employees (68 per cent) are worried about contracting Coronavirus when they return to their place of work after UK restrictions ease, a new survey has found. The survey, carried out by JD Cooling Group, the UK’s leading independent supplier of environmental control systems, found that despite the extensive vaccine roll out, many people remain cautious about the prospect of a return to the office.
Contributor: Mike Gould - JD Cooling | Published: 19 May 2021
Research* reveals drastic lessons need to be learned in cleaning processes across the education sector. Using state-of-the-art ATP testing, Nviro ... View Article
Contributor: Brian Warren, Managing Director - Nviro | Published: 14 May 2021