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Oral Health Foundation calls for stress-free working environments to end sugar binges

With half of workers reporting feeling stressed in their jobs the Oral Health Foundation is calling on employers to do more to help combat stress to end sugar binges.
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Is your workplace ‘woke’ enough for younger workers?

Research carried out by Global Tolerance found that almost half of 2,000 younger workers preferred organisations that have a positive impact on the world.
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Executive coaching: The hidden benefit

Ross Thompson at Arden University reveals the hidden benefit of executive coaching – which is the potential to unlock talent and capability via the promotion of candour and personal opinion.
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NHS calls on A-level students to join the NHS

As nearly half a million students got their A-level results yesterday, NHS leaders are calling on young people to consider a career in nursing and join the NHS.
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Should employees be allowed bereavement leave when a pet dies?

Most businesses wouldn't hesitate to give employees time off to mourn the death of a family member or close friend. But what happens if that loved one is a pet? Can they take bereavement leave? Kate Palmer, Director of Advisory, Peninsula Associates, discusses here.
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Workplace training is key to your businesses’ success

According to numerous research, there’s one thing that’s frequently listed as a top perk for workers and that’s workplace training. Here, we’ll look at why workplace training is key to your businesses’ success.
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UK salaries in renewable energy sector on the rise

In 2013, a survey found that salaries within the renewable energy industry were growing at a faster rate than oil and gas sectors.
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The advantages of using smart technologies to help commercial buildings

Frankie Bryon, Sustainability Surveyor at LSH discusses why smart technologies can help commercial buildings improve on sustainability as well introduce other benefits that include promoting health and wellbeing and enable agile working.
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Office workers spend 75% of their waking hours sitting down

Research from the British Heart Foundation shows Brits spend around 67 hours a week sitting down– making us inactive for up to three out of seven days.
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UK employment rate at joint record high as wages surpass inflation

UK employment rate at joint record high 76.1%, as number in work reaches 32.8 million, and wages surpass inflation for the 17th consecutive month.
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Once burned out, twice shy: The unaffordable cost of work-related stress

Chris Parke, CEO and Co-founder, Talking Talent, discusses how workers are being affected by work-related stress and what businesses can do to support their employees.
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Only 6% of people cycle to work in the UK

According to research by Hawk Incentives, provider of Cyclescheme in the UK, only 6% of British workers currently cycle to work.
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Smarter working: Improving employees’ performance

Dr Shahnaz Hamid, Programme Leader at Interactive Pro, tells us how smarter working improves employees’ performance.
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Redefining success and motivation

Offering flexi-time is not agile working. Individuals need to feel valued – and that demands a fundamentally different approach to employee empowerment and trust, explains Adam Kene, Managing Director at Kene Partners.
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What it’s really like to work at LinkedIn’s top 10 businesses

In this article, we explore the reality behind working at some of the top 10 businesses most sought after on LinkedIn.
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What are the health benefits of cycling to work?

Lee Hammond describes the health benefits of cycling as an opportunity to work better, feel better and clear the air on National Cycle to Work Day.
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Doctors’ Union: Pension change is “step forward” but more needed

The British Medical Association (BMA) has acknowledged the pension change “step forward” by the Government, after a year’s worth of lobbying by the doctors’ union.
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NHS pension change: Senior doctors to have more flexibility

Today (7 August) Matt Hancock will propose an NHS pension change, via a public consultation over rules governing the amount that senior doctors put into their pension.
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Saudi government proposes legal reform for women

The Saudi government has announced legal reforms for women whilst women activists remain locked up, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Neuroscience: Managing change in the workplace

Hilary Scarlett, speaker, author and consultant at Scarlett & Grey, provides an insight into how we can manage change in the workplace and highlighting the importance of belonging, with a specific focus on neuroscience.

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