2
Mar

Is Your Business Being Affected by Lack of Sleep?

March 2015 is National Bed Month in the UK and National Sleep Awareness week runs from 2 to 8 March in the USA. We all know that if you don’t get enough sleep you can be grumpy and less productive at work, did you also know that regularly missing out on sleep puts you at …

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18
Dec

Six Reasons Why Productivity Is Low and What You Can Do About It

Recently I was talking to a senior manager at a local business. It’s a subsidiary of a USA company and their senior management was unhappy with the UK office performance. He was very worried about the implications for the future. Productivity had not dropped, but neither had it risen as the parent company expected. The Chartered Institute …

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6
Dec

Is severe weather affecting your business?

Following the recent floods and the arrival of the first snow of the season companies may be looking at how to manage disruptions at work due to adverse weather.  Severe weather affects us all in different ways; some employees may be unable to get into the workplace because of flooding, school closures, treacherous roads or …

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22
Nov

Is Your Workplace Getting Healthier?

Falling Absence Rates Absence rates in the workplace are falling, you would think is a good thing – surely that means we are getting healthier? Unfortunately it doesn’t always mean that. Does your workplace suffer from presenteeism? Never heard of it? Nor had I until a couple of years ago. Presenteeism is the act of turning …

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