The use of mindfulness techniques in the corporate world could actually do more harm than good to employees, having little more than a ‘band aid’ or ‘quick fix’ effect, according to new research from Durham University Business School.
Here Paul Kelly, Head of Employment at Blacks Solicitors LLP, discusses obesity discrimination and what business leaders need to look out for. Although obesity is not in itself a protected characteristic, under the Equality Act 2010…
With climate change high on the news agenda, and reports showing that there has been a 53% reduction in single use plastic in the last year, we are more mindful of our energy consumption and contribution to the carbon footprint than ever…
Within the past decade the workplace as we knew it, is no more. Driven by evolving technology and the need for workplaces to become more digital, organisations are placing collaboration at the heart of their businesses.
Working in an organised, clean, and tidy place can really help promote productivity. It makes finding what you need easier and ensures that you don’t waste time looking for that important document.
Microsoft’s Japanese division attempted a 4-day work week for the month of August this year; the results? A whole 40% more productivity from employees.
This weekend we learned that Steve Easterbrook, now the former CEO of multinational fast-food giant McDonald’s, was fired over an ongoing relationship with a work colleague.
For many of us, work is not just a source of income – it’s an essential source of identity, fulfilment, and self-worth, and some enlightened employers are waking up to the idea that the health of their businesses is inextricably linked to…
Business leaders are increasingly beginning to recognise that company culture has an important role to play when it comes to organisational success and driving retention of talent.