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Half a million employees could be made to return to the office before they’re ready

Half a million employees could be made to return to the office before they’re ready

returnMore than a half a million UK employees could be made to return to their normal workplaces before they are comfortable doing so, according to new research from Benenden Health. More →

Employee optimism dampened by pandemic, but majority of UK workers remain positive

Employee optimism dampened by pandemic, but majority of UK workers remain positive

optimismOptimism among workers in the UK has been shaken in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, claims the ADP Research Institute’s People at Work 2021: A Global Workforce View. Nevertheless, two-thirds still have a positive outlook on the world of work for the next five years, mirroring the sentiment of people across the world. More →

Employee wellbeing and business results directly linked, research claims

Employee wellbeing and business results directly linked, research claims

employeeA survey released by Aon plc (NYSE: AON) in partnership with IPSOS, suggests there is a link between wellbeing and company performance. More →

Email fatigue is causing rising dissatisfaction with remote work

Email fatigue is causing rising dissatisfaction with remote work

Superhuman, have released the results of a new survey that examines how the pandemic and shift to remote work are impacting employee satisfaction with their jobs. More →

HR professionals expect employees to split their time between the office and home

HR professionals expect employees to split their time between the office and home

Research commissioned by CANCOM, conducted with UK HR professionals about post-COVID work habits claims that only one-in-ten organisations does not intend to run a hybrid way of working – with nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of HR professionals of the opinion that employees will divide their time between the office and home after all COVID restrictions have lifted. More →

Employee buy-in crucial to digital transformation success

Employee buy-in crucial to digital transformation success

digitalFacilities management businesses are failing to keep their workforce at the heart of their digital transformations, leading to employee dissatisfaction and hindering the success of digitalisation initiatives, claims new research by Nexer, in partnership with applied futurist Tom Cheesewright. More →

Do business leaders trust employees when they work outside the office?

Do business leaders trust employees when they work outside the office?

businessRemote work, rapidly accelerated by the pandemic, is now essential to business success and worker productivity. However, as parts of the world open up and hybrid work becomes a reality, research claims that companies must invest in establishing flexible work policies and programs, and address a sizeable disconnect in trust between decision makers and employees, according to a Forrester study commissioned by LogMeIn, Inc. More →

‘Thank God it’s Friday’ – Employee behaviour improves throughout the week

‘Thank God it’s Friday’ – Employee behaviour improves throughout the week

behaviourIndividuals with low mindfulness exhibit more uncivil behaviour at work and are least civil on Monday before improving throughout the week, claims new research from BI Norwegian Business School and Maastricht University. More →

Employees are twice as motivated and productive if they’re resilient

Employees are twice as motivated and productive if they’re resilient

ResilientAon plc, has released new research that highlights the impact on employee motivation and productivity if they are resilient. The data, gained across five European countries, including the UK, claims that employees are nearly twice as likely to be motivated and therefore productive, if they are resilient. More →

Millions of workers experience low levels of job satisfaction at work

Millions of workers experience low levels of job satisfaction at work

job satisfactionA new survey conducted by Just Eat for Business, asked workers about their workplace behaviour, stress levels, mental health and job satisfaction, to get an idea of what Brits’ working lives look like and how they can be improved through a focus on employee wellbeing. The survey claims almost one in ten (8.2 percent) UK employees admit to experiencing quite or very low levels of happiness while at work. More →

Remote work and the risks of employee surveillance

Remote work and the risks of employee surveillance

There has been a gradual shift towards increased flexible and remote work patterns in the last few years. The COVID-19 pandemic has created the perfect storm to force organisations to further consider their working practices, with all but essential physical roles usually involving an element of homeworking – nearly half of people in employment in the UK did some work at home in April 2020, according to the ONS. Many businesses are expecting to operate a largely remote workforce for the foreseeable future. The fear of declining productivity and concerns for people wellbeing has encouraged many employers to increase their employee monitoring arrangements. More →

Job satisfaction could be down to having a diverse team of people with which you work

Job satisfaction could be down to having a diverse team of people with which you work

Job satisfactionWorking in multidisciplinary teams makes work more enjoyable and means that customers receive a better service claims new research from Nyenrode Business University. Dr. Mike Hoogveld conducted a large-scale survey and completed a case study at four major energy suppliers suggesting that agile leadership also leads to greater job satisfaction. More →

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