September 2012

More control, less stress

Alison Maitland's picture

There's a solution to the rising levels of stress we're seeing in the current tough economic conditions - give people greater control over how, where and when they do their work. A new survey by Towers Watson and WorldatWork reports high levels of stress in companies around the world as employees are required to take on ever greater workloads and hours.

Olympic Legacy

Peter Thomson's picture

Now the Olympic Summer is over we can see if it has had any lasting effect onthe way people work. A post-Olympics survey of over 1,000 managers, published by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM), showed that almost half (48%) of managers said that the Olympics had resulted in higher morale in the office. 

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