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Combatting ‘excessive stress’ in the workplace

One in every eight company employees in the UK has taken time off work for stress in the last year, according to a new study conducted by contractor payroll and accountancy experts, the Dolan Contractor Group. The Stress in the ...

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Aramark report identifies top FM trends for 2020

Aramark, a global provider of services in food, facilities management and uniforms, has published a guide identifying the top trends influencing the future of facilities management. The comprehensive report titled ‘Top 20 Facilities Management Trends for 2020’, provides an in-depth ...

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Advanced Workplace Institute launches 2030 Visions research programme

The Advanced Workplace Institute (AWI), the research arm of global workplace consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), has launched its 2030 Visions research programme, a two-year enquiry into life, business, work and place in 2030 and beyond. The research programme aims ...

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Focusing on employees’ physical wellbeing makes business sense

Eighty-four per cent of Brits are failing to achieve the amount of physical activity recommended by the NHS, according to the third Wellbeing Index Report from health and wellbeing provider, Westfield Health, and workers are calling out for support from their ...

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New research finds UK SMEs are ill-prepared for water outages

The UK’s SMEs are underprepared for water outages and supply disruptions, according to new research from  business water retailer, Water Plus. The new study found that just one in 10 (11 per cent) small and medium-sized businesses has a plan ...

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Catering for new generation of the workforce

Nestlé Professional has published a new report ‘Cater The Future’ which explores how the entry of Generation Z into the world of work is evolving the demands being placed on workplaces and how this will play out in the future ...

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Prohibiting BYOD threatens smarter working in public sector says research

Large parts of the public sector have yet to authorise the use of BYOD devices, according to new research commissioned by Kyocera Document Solutions UK. A survey of staff across the public sector found that 38 per cent of respondents ...

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Global study finds technology is creating diverse workforces, but resistance to AI is high

According to a new global study conducted by multinational technology company, Lenovo, smart technology has transformed the workplace, with half (49 per cent) of UK people strongly believing technology is already helping to create more diverse work environments that are ...

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Study reveals UK businesses could gain £34.1 billion in productivity boost as a result of enhanced connectivity

UK businesses stand to benefit from £34.1 billion in productivity gains if their workforces had better access to connectivity, according to research released by O2 Business. As the only major advanced economy that is expected to record slowing productivity growth ...

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One in five new workplaces fails to meet employee needs according to Leesman research

‘The Workplace Experience Revolution Part 2: Do new workplaces work’ is the culmination of workplace experience experts, Leesman’s nine-year analysis across 557,959 employee responses in 3,932 workplaces worldwide (data as of 30 June 2019). The first part of the study, ...

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