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Jackie Cooper
   

Five plants for a healthier and more productive office

In recent years, many offices have transformed from drab, old-fashioned, cubicle-style layouts to modern, open-plan hubs which foster collaboration. In fact, according to Deloitte, office refurbishments outnumber new builds by more than two to one.

Article by 4 June 2019

Jack Curzon
   

Is workplace culture keeping up with technology?

Last year, it was reported that 595,000 workers suffered from work-related stress, depression or anxiety, costing the UK 15.4 million working days. Not only does this diminish workplace productivity, but employees who feel this way are less likely to feel loyal to their company or motivated to give their best performance.

Article by 16 April 2019

Jacqui Harper
   

What Oscars 2019 teaches us about public speaking

A powerful beginning is the hallmark of great shows and great public speaking. It’s about getting attention and getting the audience excited about what’s to come. In public speaking high impact starts can include a strong story, a question, a quote, a significant number or a powerful picture.

Article by 26 February 2019

Nick Hobden
   

The Government’s Good Work Plan

The Plan signals the Government’s intention to legislate in accordance with numerous recommendations originally made by the Taylor Review, which reviewed and critiqued the UK’s Modern Working Practices in 2017. The intention is that most of these changes will come in April 2020.

Article by 21 February 2019