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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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Feeling stressed? National Stress Awareness Day

By on October 19, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Feeling stressed? National Stress Awareness Day

We all need a certain amount of healthy stress in our lives to motivate us – but too many demands can lead to us feeling overwhelmed and out of control. Excessive stress can lead to poor physical, mental and emotional health, so we all need to keep on top of it. Stress reactions occur when […]

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Do you have a mentor? National Mentoring Day 2017

By on October 16, 2017 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Do you have a mentor? National Mentoring Day 2017

A global celebration is taking place on Friday, October 27  to recognise the benefits of mentoring for individuals and businesses. National Mentoring Day aims to raise awareness of the invaluable contribution mentoring brings to society and the economy. The event aims to encourage discussions and showcase the benefits of being a mentor and being mentored. […]

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How do you get to work?

How do you get to work?

How do you get to the office in the morning? I doubt if you have chosen the same mode of transport as Benjamin David from Munich, Germany – he swims 2km along the Isar River! Fed up with the congestion and stress of Munich’s roads in the rush hour, Mr David decided to don swimming […]

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Byte Night technology and business charity sleepover

By on October 3, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Byte Night technology and business charity sleepover

  Hundreds of kind-hearted techies will be taking part in a national sleep-outevent to raise funds for homeless youngsters this Friday, October 6th. Professionals from the technology and business sectors will be giving up their cosy beds for a night to help change the lives of vulnerable youngsters. Byte Night is taking place in 10 […]

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Work Life Balance Week 2017: Top tips for employers

Work Life Balance Week 2017: Top tips for employers

Following on from our last post we bring you some tips… It’s possible to adopt family-friendly working practices without sacrificing productivity or financial efficiency. Happier employees are better motivated, and less likely to experience health problems or burnout. So here are some top tips for bosses who would like encourage a better work-life balance for […]

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Which of these personalities can you spot in your office?

By on September 21, 2017 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Which of these personalities can you spot in your office?

How many dysfunctional personalities do you have in your office? Here are a few common neurotic types frequently found in the workplace: The office whiner is often unhappy and is always complaining and making generally negative statements. Try to find out what the specific, genuine problems are and help them solve their work-related issues. The […]

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