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You can’t buy time

You can’t buy time

Top tips to improve your time management skills Despite what people say, time is not a commodity. It cannot be traded, expanded or reduced. It is fixed. Our perception of time, however, is another concept. How often do you think at 4pm “Where has the day gone?” and go into panic mode to try to […]

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Working from home – setting up your home office space

Working from home – setting up your home office space

Do you have plans to avoid the daily commute and work from home instead? There are many benefits from making such an arrangement, whether you are an employee or a freelance. While home working doesn’t suit everyone, it’s becoming increasingly popular and much more acceptable to many employers. Years ago, working from home was seen […]

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GDPR – the final countdown

GDPR – the final countdown

GDPR the final countdown – tips to keep your data secure Just a few days from now, your office security is going to be more important than it’s ever been – thanks to the new GDPR. Under these tougher rules, organisations must protect their customer, supplier and employee data or fall foul of potentially crippling […]

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Cupid draw back your bow…Useful tips for handling office romance.

By on February 14, 2018 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Cupid draw back your bow…Useful tips for handling office romance.

We spend long hours in the office, in close proximity to colleagues – it’s no wonder that Cupid can sneak in and fire his little arrows! Sharing a close physical space with someone can encourage inter-personal attraction, as social psychologists discovered years ago. A survey of office workers last year found that more than half […]

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Monday blues? How to beat them.

Monday blues? How to beat them.

The ‘Monday Blues’ is a well-known phenomenon in office culture. We’ve probably all experienced that sinking feeling at one time or another. However, if you always feel terrible on Mondays, you really need to ask yourself why. Perhaps you simply hate your job and need to find another. However, it’s possible you just have a […]

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Top tips for the winter commute to work

By on November 20, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing, Office Workers, Workwear with 0 Comments
Top tips for the winter commute to work

Walking or cycling to work is great for your fitness and the environment – but in the winter months it’s a bit more challenging. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe but sustainable in the winter chill: Tips for walkers Stay warm with multiple layers of clothing and avoid anything too big […]

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Are office workers getting enough vitamin D?

Are office workers getting enough vitamin D?

The dark days of winter have long been a trial for the UK’s office workers – after all, who really enjoys travelling to work and back home in the dark? But now fears are growing that Britain’s office workers are seriously short of vitamin D because of their limited opportunities to spend time outside. A […]

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Planning the office Christmas party? Here are a few tips to get you started.

By on November 6, 2017 in Fun, Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Planning the office Christmas party? Here are a few tips to get you started.

If you’re in charge of the office party this Christmas, take a tip from Santa and his elves… work quietly in the background to create some festive magic. Here are a few handy hints for planning an event which will be memorable for all the right reasons: First of all, select the venue. If possible, […]

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Feeling sleepy in the office on hump day?

By on November 2, 2017 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Feeling sleepy in the office on hump day?

It’s amazing the lengths some people will go to, to outwit their employer. Some workers will even take a nap in the company’s time and then blog about how to do it. Google ‘how to have a nap at work’ and you’ll find the following crazy suggestions: Wear an inflatable clip-on necktie which doubles up […]

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How far would you go for an office prank?

How far would you go for an office prank?

I once heard of someone who opened the bottom drawer of their metal filing cabinet, only to discover it had been lined with a heavy-duty plastic bag, filled with water, and converted into a home for two goldfish. That’s enough to leave you open-mouthed, if you’ll excuse the pun. Practical jokes at work are not […]

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