Half of menstruators (48 percent) say there is a definite stigma against periods in their workplace. A new survey of 2,000 menstruators by CIPD training specialist DPG has revealed a significant period stigma in UK workplaces.
Published: 15 June 2019
The survey also found that when it comes to either leaving or taking a job, the amount of holiday leave on offer is a factor for 67 percent of respondents. Almost one in five (19 percent) would take a salary cut in exchange for more holidays and 35 percent said they would consider it.
Published: 5 February 2019
Even the most jaded of workers can’t resist a good knees-up and enjoy a work party, according to research conducted by ComRes on behalf of Clownfish Events across a UK wide sample. Two thirds of British adults (67 percent) believe work parties are a good way for employers to reward their staff.
Published: 12 August 2018
August 10th is celebrated in the US and around the world as Lazy Day, a day for people to take a break from work and spend the day doing absolutely nothing. We all know that taking a break from work is good for our health and wellbeing, and Lazy Day is a great excuse to do just that.
Published: 10 August 2018
A recent study into ‘duvet days’ suggests that employees are feeling increasingly stressed, with 61% admitting that they have taken a ‘duvet day’ from work in order to recuperate. Bed and sleep specialist, Time 4 Sleep, has considered the benefits of duvet days and found that they’re more important than you might think to your employees’ mental health and wellbeing.
Published: 18 July 2018
Annual leave and public recognition are the work-related benefits most likely to make employees feel loved at work, according to a survey of nearly 2,000 employees. The results also found that employees wanted to be rewarded spontaneously and for good work, whilst also suggesting that they valued bespoke, personalised awards over monetary value.
Published: 13 March 2018
Bupa Global, the international health insurer, has carried out extensive research among 150 HR Directors and 1,851 globally mobile employees. It found that employees are demanding more from their employers in terms of health and wellbeing benefits whilst working abroad, and their international private medical insurance (IPMI) in particular.
Published: 23 December 2017