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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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Beat the rat race with home working

Beat the rat race with home working

Working from home sounds like an ideal solution to the rat race – you can combine a few hours of well-paid work every day with a semi-Bohemian lifestyle, reading classical literature and sipping Americano in your secret hideaway café. It’s true that home-working has many advantages- not least that you can slip outside for a […]

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Have you got the balance right?

Have you got the balance right?

It’s time for changes in the workplace to accommodate working parents in the UK. That’s the message behind National Work Life Week, an awareness event taking place from October 2-6. The aim is to focus attention on the needs of parents and children, and to encourage organisations to become family-friendly. Work Life Week is organised […]

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A brief history of reed pens. Find out how to make your own.

A brief history of reed pens. Find out how to make your own.

  I love my Pilot V5 Hi-Tecpoint – it’s my favourite everyday writing utensil – but I reckon I could have managed with a reed pen back in the day as I have a liking for calligraphy. A reed pen, as its name suggests, is an ancient writing implement made by cutting and shaping a […]

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Work giving you a headache? Migraines are no joke.

By on August 25, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing, Office Life with 0 Comments
Work giving  you a headache? Migraines are no joke.

We all have days when we complain that our work is giving us a headache – but having a proper migraine attack is no joke. Many of us don’t fully understand the symptoms and complexity of this condition, even though it affects 1 in 7 people- that’s millions of people in the UK alone! It […]

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Get Clued Up On Your Finances This National Payroll Week

By on August 18, 2017 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Get Clued Up On Your Finances This National Payroll Week

Payroll professionals throughout the UK are raising awareness of payday issues during National Payroll week, September 4-8. This year National Payroll Week is focused on educating employees on financial matters. People will be urged to save money regularly through their payroll, and to avoid taking out payday loans. Instead, workers will be encouraged to use […]

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Office Party Dos and Don’ts

By on December 1, 2016 in Fun, Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Office Party Dos and Don’ts

The social minefield called the office party is upon us – so here are some dos and don’ts for enjoying corporate festivities. DO check out the dress code before you go and play it safe if in doubt. The office party is not the place to wear that “bit too slinky little dress” or dodgy […]

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Ideas to Bring Festive Fun into the Office

By on November 23, 2016 in Fun, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Ideas to Bring Festive Fun into the Office

With Christmas just around the corner, you’ll want to have some festive fun with your colleagues (unless they are particularly horrible people, in which case, drink plenty of cocktails instead). Perhaps your employers organise a big bash every year, but if not, here are a few ideas for bringing festive fun into the office: Make […]

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Flushing Brides? Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses

By on October 25, 2016 in Fun, Janitorial, Toilet Tissue with 0 Comments
Flushing Brides? Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses

What if you went to a wedding with a difference? What if the bride walked down the aisle in a fabulous designer dress, made exclusively from… toilet paper! An annual contest organised by Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com has resulted in a series of spectacular, mind-blowing dress designs since the competition kicked off in 2005. To enter the contest, […]

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