Bullying 'has become a serious problem in the workplace'
Posted on 25/11/2015
Bullying at work is becoming a serious problem in the modern workplace and many inexperienced managers are ill-equipped to deal with it. At least that is according to a poll by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) that said up to 36 per cent of UK workers have quit their jobs as a result of being bullied.
Work stress 'cuts years off your life'
Posted on 24/11/2015
Workplace stress has a significant impact on life expectancy, according to new findings. Research published by the Harvard Business School and Stanford University found that people who had spent less than 12 years in education were more likely to end up in jobs with unhealthy workplace practices.
Commuting 'set to become a thing of the past'
Posted on 20/11/2015
Physically travelling to and from a job is a thing of the past, according to Microsoft. Its chief executive Satya Nadella said that both data and machine learning, along with the advent of technology has helped to transform the modern workplace, and led to an increasing number of people working flexibly.
Firms 'unlikely to offer pay rises'
Posted on 19/11/2015
The majority of employers are unlikely to offer substantial pay increases, according to new findings. A report published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) revealed that the high demand for jobs and lowered competition for staff members, means that firms no longer need to offer wage increases.
Biometrics: The 21st century solution to security
Posted on 17/11/2015
Security is becoming an increasingly important issue for many firms. In order to ensure the safety of your staff and to satisfy insurance requirements, it is essential to be able to demonstrate you have undertaken the necessary risk assessments and are able to restrict entry into a building.