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10 February 2017

Is Your Workforce Determined Enough?

Perseverance, the ability to deal with setbacks and devise strategies for overcoming obstacles, has long been a vital characteristic of valued employees in most businesses. One that’s set to become even more important as uncertainty generated by Brexit creates yet more challenges. But what exactly is perseverance, and is it an aspect of personality some people are just born with or something that everyone can learn to acquire?

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27 July 2016
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Is France right to ban out of hours emails?

France has successfully voted through a measure that requires companies to limit the spillover of work into their employees’ private lives – giving employees “the right to disconnect” their email out …

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10 December 2015
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Flexible working: let workers switch off over Christmas

How many of us will really switch off this Christmas (and that means turning off the smartphone, not just taking time out at home) ?

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25 November 2015
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Smart drugs at work – legal highs or just strong coffee?

‘Smart drugs’ are creeping onto the agenda for HR. In October the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) made a record haul worth £200,000 and highlighted the growth in internet…

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25 June 2015
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Are you paying attention?

According to Harvard researchers, we spend 46.9 percent of our time thinking about something other than what we're doing, and this 'mind wandering' is making us unhappy. As other cultures have advoc…

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