Companies should be doing more for charities, says study

A new study has found that many employees think their company should be contributing to charity more, according to responsesource.com. The ‘Give as you Live’ study, commissioned by fundraising company...

Companies should support a work-life balance, report finds

Employers that actively support a work-life balance have lower employee turnover, a new report suggests. The research, which comes from the Hay Group, found that 27 per cent of employees in organisati...

Record number of British businesses recognised for democracy in the ...

A record number of British businesses have been recognised in this year's WorldBlu 'Democratic Workplaces' listings. Twelve out of 51 companies that were named in the list were UK firms from a variety...

Registration now open for Working Family honours

Registration is now open for honours which recognise flexibility in the workplace.  The Top Employers for Working Families list praises employers who offer good work/life balance opportunities to thos...

Nearly half of employees feel pressure to work when ill, say ...

New research shows that nearly half of workers feel pressure to go into work when they are feeling sick. The Under Pressure study, which was carried out by Adecco Retail, found that many people feel l...

Home working could save firms money, claims report

By freeing up desk space and reducing overheads through home working, employers could save themselves an impressive £34 billion, according to telecoms firm Vodafone. In conjunction with YouGov, the fi...

Staff motivation can be boosted by transferring control, says expert

A businessman has claimed that staff motivation can be boosted by workers having more control, according to motivaction.co.uk. Frank Gatski, chief executive of Gatski Commercial, said that his company...

Working from home becoming more popular, claims ONS

Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular way of working, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Reported by hrmagazine.co.uk, figures from the organ...

Study finds miscommmunication between employees and employers on ...

A new study has found that there is a miscommunication issue between employees and employers when it comes to flexible working. The data, collected by O2, questioned 2,000 workers from 400 different c...

Employers must take measures to try and combat workplace stress, says ...

An Insurance expert has said that employers need to make sure they try and alleviate stress in the workplace, according to wsandb.co.uk. Paul Avis, marketing director at Canada Life Group, said that w...