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Employees in the marketing industry have the most money spent on them

Perks of the job: The industries spending most on their employees!

Employees in the marketing industry have the most money spent on them through perks per year, according to a new study1 by Cartwright and Butler .

To uncover which industries are the most giving, it has been revealed that marketing professionals have an average of £1,179.56 spent per person per year. This is followed by financial/professional service employees (£1,091.60 p/y) and...

More than half of UK office workers have now returned to the workplace

UK workers see work-life balance improve after heading back to the office

Research from Ezra , the leading provider of digital coaching, has revealed that more than half of UK office workers have now returned to the workplace on either a full or part-time basis, with many seeing some surprising benefits as a result.

The research commissioned by Ezra found that 30% of office workers have now returned full-time, up from just 17% in April. A further 24% have...

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

The leading online safety charity, SWGfL, unveils Edtesa, an online platform offering UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.

Following years of careful research, the two tools being launched with Edtesa are:

  1. Dashup: an anonymous
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Work life balance is key to happiness

Work-life balance and colleagues are the key to a happy career

Research by Ezra , one of the leading global providers of digital coaching, has found that work-life balance is the driving factor behind happiness in the UK workplace.

Ezra’s survey found that a notable 78% of those in employment are happy in their current job.

The current pandemic also seems to have had little impact on happiness within the workplace. Ezra also asked if...

BLOOM Gin is giving budding female entrepreneurs the chance to win a share of £25,000

Calling all female entrepreneurs chance to win £25k to fund passion project

The all-female team behind BLOOM Gin is giving budding female entrepreneurs the chance to win a share of 25,000 GBP to fund their ‘Passion Project’, taking their passions in life and turning them into a business reality, in an effort to further increase the number of female-run businesses in the UK. The initiative follows research from the gin brand, which polled 2,000 UK women aged 25 and...

How can you stay motivated and inspired when the novelty of working from home has worn off

Seven surefire ways to banish the working from home blues

Nimesh Shah, Marketing Director at Feel Good Contacts gives top tips about how you can you stay motivated and inspired when the novelty of working from home has worn off..

Autumn is upon us and you’re still working from home. The novelty of working from home has most certainly started to wear off. Without the re-assuring repetitiveness of your daily commute and the friendly banter...

People in the office

Nine reasons we’re starting to really miss the office

When office blocks closed their doors at the beginning of lockdown, we were almost excited to spend Mondays in our living rooms. Fast forward a few months and we’ve realised even Glen from HR was a better co-worker than the cat.

Here’s why we’re missing the much-maligned water cooler culture – for all its many faults…

1. The invigorating effects of the commute

The...

Office party

Office Christmas Parties Cancelled 

Large gatherings of people are likely to be restricted for the foreseeable future, and this is leading to those who have forward-booked large work and office parties being told their party plans will not now happen.

“Just as we thought 2020 could not get much worse, we’ve had to cancel our Christmas party – as have many of our clients. Our party venue isn’t sure how social distancing...

 Portrait of worried young woman feeling stressed and desperate asking for help in paying debt

Six financial fears affecting us all right now and how to deal with them

With many of us experiencing income shocks right now, our money worries have, understandably, escalated.

Nearly a third of people in the UK have already seen their household incomes hit by the coronavirus pandemic, consulting company Kantar recently found, while a separate survey from Hargreaves Lansdown revealed a quarter (26%) of people in full-time work are worried about losing...

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Seven ways to lift up other women in your workplace

Let’s face it, even on the best of days the workplace can feel like a testosterone-filled, dog-eat-dog environment, and if you’re a woman that’s just starting out on the ladder or struggling to get the recognition you deserve for your work, it can be a pretty frustrating place to be.

The impact of women supporting other women can make a big difference to workplace culture though; it...

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