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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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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...

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...
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Dedicated proponent of sustainability using ‘tool’ of infrastructure finance

KOMMUNALKREDIT Austria AG is headquartered in the heart of Vienna, and serves German and international markets from its branch office in Frankfurt. As a specialised...
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How to write a job post in 2020: it’s a boom time for recruiters

By Mareike Voget JANUARY is a boom time for recruiters. After the holiday season, many employees embrace the moment to change jobs and embark on a...
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Today is World Mental Health Day, and here’s what to watch out for in...

RESEARCH conducted by the British social enterprise Mental Health First Aid England reveals how some workplace triggers for mental health, and some signs of...
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Having a cruisy day at work? You’re part of the problem, but it may...

ONE in three UK employees is “coasting” at work – and the main cause appears to be unhappiness with their current workplace.A report entitled...
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Indian corporate giant proves that ethics and success ‘are not mutually exclusive’

In a world where the public at large is increasingly disenchanted and sceptical of corporate business models, the Mahindra Group proves that following business...
Stress, Busy, Time Management

Hey-ho, ho-hum, or holy hell? UK workers smitten by stress, but charitable help is...

THE UK’S workforce is increasingly held back by mental health problems such as stress, depression and anxiety, research shows. Some 13 percent of British employees...