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vocation frustration

UK office workers are suffering from vocation frustration

A new report from Staples has discovered that office workers in UK are suffering from “Vocation Frustration”. 97% feel frustrated in their work environments, with many feeling the need to escape office life as a result
disabled employment

Disabled employment reaches record high

Real wages are up for the eighth month in a row and 973,000 more disabled people are in work since 2013
staff turnover

Taking high tech steps to reduce the cost of staff turnover

Staff turnover has a serious impact on a company, costing time, resources and money, according to recent reports collected by Instant Offices
high-tech jobs

359 high-tech jobs to be created from £109 million investment

Hundreds of high-tech jobs are expected to be created from overseas investment into the UK’s thriving FinTech, information technology and advanced engineering sectors
bullying and harassment

Bullying and harassment in the NHS could be costing billions

Bullying and harassment in the NHS in England could be costing the organization over £2 billion per year, according to new research published in Public Money & Management
workplace environment

HR professionals say workplace environment contributes to sickness levels

New research carried out by HR consultants AdviserPlus has revealed 64% of HR professionals say that a poor workplace environment can 'substantially' contribute to...
changing jobs

Why 98% of employees are changing jobs every 5 years

An increasing number of workers are placing more importance on job satisfaction and happiness rather than money and ‘a job for life’ with more of us changing jobs due to workplace unhappiness 
work-life balance

Scandinavian countries beat Britain on good work-life balance

Denmark and Sweden sit at the top of the list for finding the perfect work-life balance while the UK came in at an unlucky 13th position.
future of the office

The demise of the 9-5: What will the future of the office look like?

With the aim to uncover what the future of the office will look like, video web conferencing provider PowWowNow delved into research and interviewed experts and young professionals to outline the changes society is bringing to the workplace
pressures

Revealed: The pressures causing employees to act unethically in their workplace

Reboot Digital Agency analysed the latest findings from the Institute of Business Ethics, who surveyed 764 UK employees to see if they had compromised...
remote working

The rise of remote working: Top global industries leading the way

Instant Offices investigates what industries are leading the way for remote working and how to overcome the typical challenges of managing a remote team
career aspirations

A third of young people have no career aspirations after education

Equifax has teamed up with Young Enterprise to take a deeper look into how young people feel about money and their career aspirations
digital skills

£3 million to boost digital skills in Manchester

The government has confirmed that £3 million will be invested to help strengthen digital skills in Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas
flexible working

Employees still feel uncomfortable requesting flexible working

New research from Addeco Group has revealed that 13% of employees still feel uncomfortable requesting flexible working
skills employees

UK sector vacancies outweigh student enrolments

With continuous demand for skilled employees in some of the country’s highest growth sectors, the UK skills gap is a major and well-publicised crisis that, according to a report by Open University, costs the country more than £2bn a year
drone training

Drone training professionals discover sharp rise in women enrolling on UAV courses

RUSTA, which offers Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved National Qualified Entity (NQE) drone training courses, noticed an upsurge in women across the UK registering on its courses in the last 12 months
pay gap

NHS pledges action to eliminate ethnicity pay gap

The NHS will work towards eliminating the gender pay gap and ensuring top managers are as diverse as the staff they represent
eradicate modern day slavery

Environment Agency commits to help eradicate modern day slavery

The Environment Agency (EA) has committed to working with police and enforcement agencies to eradicate modern day slavery from the waste and recycling industry by training officers to spot signs of exploitation during site inspections
training and education

How to ask your employer for extra training and education

Members of the Newcastle College adult learning department gave their advice on what to consider when asking your employer for extra training and education.
flexibility and support

Third of UK workers not given the flexibility and support required to do their...

A third of UK workers believe they are not given the flexibility and support they need to do their job properly, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by leading HR and payroll supplier MHR

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