Are these the things that wind you up the most at work? Messy toilets are Brits’ biggest workplace annoyance, Ebuyer has discovered in a poll of 2,000 office workers. The tech retailer found that, as well as questionable toilet hygiene, sinks left piled high with dirty crockery take second place, whilst people who leave printers jammed are a close third.
Published: 21 July 2018
The survey of 1,200 workers found that the younger generation were the most likely to look for work in companies with ‘funky’ workplaces, with 81.2 percent of millennials and generation Z workers agreeing to this. The study explored how UK professionals felt about working in a cool environment and the effect it has on their outputs at work.
Published: 28 June 2018
Workers in Birmingham are the most likely to stay at work after hours to keep up appearances, with 44 percent of the city’s workforce impacted by a growing trend known as presenteeism. Employees throughout the country feel pressured to work overtime because they fear their colleagues and bosses will think they don’t work hard enough if they leave on time.
Published: 26 April 2018
Business in the Community’s Race at Work report found that less than half of UK employers conduct equality, diversity and inclusion training. Our recent ‘Is Britain Biased?’ research, found that 18-24 year olds have the highest racial bias in the UK compared to other age groups.
Published: 19 April 2018
Most people say they will actively pursue their dreams in 2018; Half of Brits admit they have failed to make their dreams a reality previously; Exeter is the most ambitious city in the UK; top ambition for Britain is starting a business; Britons cite money, access to tech and confidence as their biggest barriers. Contributor Steven Bartlett, CEO and founder of Social Chain.
Published: 5 December 2017
A new survey by social platform Neighbourly has found that employee volunteering (EV) is the route to a happier workplace. The survey, ... View Article
Published: 9 November 2017
The final driver of a more human workplace is work-life balance and opportunities to recharge and disconnect, which contributes 9 percent to employee experience. The survey also notes a shift away from employee engagement, which only captures a small portion what ‘work’ means, towards employee experience.
Published: 30 October 2017
In monetary terms, workplace bullying results in over $16million in turnover and $8million in lost productivity per year. While this is evidently creating a dent in the financial turnover of companies, the real damage is much more serious, with employees facing ongoing trauma, emotional symptoms and medical conditions.
Published: 22 October 2017