King's College London

Stereotypes of entrepreneurs ‘preventing problem-solving’

OUTDATED and negative stereotypes could be preventing people from recognising entrepreneurial qualities in themselves at a time when these skills are needed most, a...
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Free counselling for UK workers fearing anew for future of their jobs

PUSH, a UK wellbeing and performance company, will be offering free one-to-one mental health support sessions to those struggling with the challenges of coming...
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Work-Life Week is here, so how should we be marking it in 2020?

THIS is National Work-Life Week — and it sure picked its moment to arrive. With a topsy-turvy world of remote working, overseas escapes, sackings and...
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Using behavioural science can boost productivity and liberate our creative sides

Many Conservative MPs in Britain are reportedly flinching at the idea of compulsory ‘unconscious bias training’. STEPHANIE WATSON explains why all of us should...
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A nation of shopkeepers? Entrepreneurs, more like!

ENTREPRENEURIAL Britain is a two-day initiative planned for 2021 and designed “to reignite the entrepreneurial spirit” of UK towns and cities. The outbreak of Covid-19...
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Burnout is coming to get us — and WHO has taken note

THE WORLD Health Organisation has officially recognised burnout as a major health risk, and not a moment too soon for some stressed workers. While furloughed...
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The route to profitability — in times of pandemic…

ASHLEIGH HINDE, CEO and founder of contact lens company Waldo, on the difficulty of balancing the people, payments and profits equation during tough times WITH...
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Selfless gesture: world’s super rich calling for higher taxation

SOME of the richest people on the planet want higher taxes on themselves and their peers to aid economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. A...
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Slackers! Back to work! And switch off that Netflix series!

EIGHT out of 10 Brits are working from home, but it has come to light that not all of them have their noses to...

UK faces ‘productivity collapse’ as remote workers admit they do less — and get...

BRITAIN’S economy is on the brink of a productivity collapse, with homebound workers admitting they get away with an average of two hours and...