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Smartphone addicts are costing businesses time and money

The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research. A study of 2,012 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology retailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, has revealed more than three quarters (84 ...

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Frustrated commuters disembark in favour of flexible working in 2017

With UK commuters becoming more and more frustrated with the constant daily battle to get to work due to strikes, faults, delays and then on top of that being hit with rising travel costs, it appears the tipping point has been ...

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Compass Group raises £73,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Healthcare division has raised £73,000 in one year for the Alzheimer’s Society, exceeding its original target of £50,000. The money has been raised as part of its pledge to fund essential research into ‘dysphagia’ (difficulties in ...

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Over 70 per cent of workers value a sustainable office environment

New research by office design, fit out and refurbishment specialist, Morgan Lovell, has found that almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK office workers believe sustainability improves productivity. The results of the One Pulse survey which coincide with Morgan Lovell’s recent ...

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Survey reveals we are a ‘nation’ of workers in our breaks

New research released by health and wellbeing provider Benenden reveals that UK workers’ lunch hours are dying out, as a large number of employees continue to work through what was traditionally a break from the working routine, despite not being paid for it. The ...

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Interserve publishes new workplace experience report

The smell, noise and temperature of the working environment are among the main factors that influence employees’ experiences of the workplace and can impact productivity and performance, according to a new report by the international support services and construction group, ...

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How to boost employee performance this Small Business Advice Week

Today marks the start of Small Business Advice Week (5-9 September 2016), an annual awareness campaign which seeks to to help the country’s 4.5 million SMEs thrive in tough times, with advice from leading experts and businesses across Britain. The research group within Advanced ...

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New study reveals requirements when procuring security

At a time when businesses are increasingly alert to security threats, outsourcing is the most popular option according to independent research conducted on behalf of facility services specialists, Grosvenor Services. Key findings from the study revealed that 80 per cent of ...

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‘Spiderman’ gene discovery could enhance pest control service

Pest control may undergo major innovation following the discovery of the gene responsible for giving insects their waterproof coating, which protects them from microbes and environmental stress. The international research team, led by Joanne Yew from the University of Hawai’i, ...

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New trial to reveal the extent to which workplace professionals can boost brainpower

A groundbreaking trial has been launched in the UK to improve and transform the workplace through further understanding the factors that impact cognitive performance. Workplace change management consultancy, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) and research partner, cognitive assessment and training company, ...

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