It’s a two way street…

Two way

Recent studies have revealed that over 50% of the UK workforce are unhappy with their current job and are actively seeking new employment!  But, don’t think for one minute they’re all desperate. The reality is that first class candidates are…

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It’s their choice!

doctor-waiting-room

As from October last year, patients can now choose their GP Surgery.  It could be a practice where they live, near work or their child’s school, or one miles away just because they’ve heard it offers the best service.  And,…

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What would Martians make of your office space?

martian view

In a rare moment of downtime we’ve been considering what your average Martian would make of many of the office spaces around the country.
Apart from, one assumes, a little confusion as to the general vagaries of office work in Earth’s…

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Is your office bringing out the worst in you?

office etiquette

Office layouts have changed dramatically over the past 20 years from closed and private to open and collaborative.  Whilst this type of layout is great for teamwork and encouraging communication, it can also bring out the worst in people!
Untimely interruptions,…

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Do you sit for more than four hours a day?

sitting standing

If we’re honest, we’re all guilty of being a little lazy while at work from time to time: phoning or emailing colleagues who work a couple a desks away, eating lunch at our workstation and taking the lift when we’re…

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Spring is finally here and with it comes an abundance of colour…

Spring colour

But it needn’t be restricted to the garden….
Did you know the human eye sees around 7 million colours?  Although, if you’re sitting at your desk now, you’re probably staring at white walls, am I right?  Let’s face it the majority…

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Will you back a winner in the refurbishment stakes?

grand national

So with the Grand National now only days away, we’re certainly looking forward to the annual office sweepstake and hopefully a bit of luck pulling out the winner.
Of course choosing the winning horse never seems that easy when the chances…

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What’s holding you back?

Holding you back

It’s three o’clock in the afternoon and staff are starting to flag.  Often when people feel tired the focus is on the person and what they’ve done (or not done) that’s making them feel this way.  Maybe they’ve had a…

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Is your team really talking?

megaphone wall

Unless you work alone, every office requires a real sense of team work.
Sure, there will be leaders and followers, seniors and juniors, but at the end of the day, to have a successful company you need to have everyone pulling…

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Don’t end up with egg on your face…

Creme Egg

A recipe change for Cadbury’s Crème Eggs has caused outrage, with some fans even calling for a boycott! It is reported that the outer shell is now thinner and made from standard traditional Cadbury milk chocolate instead of thick Dairy…

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