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Infographic: Getting Your Caffeine Fix in the Office

This week’s blog post features our first infographic ‘Getting Your Caffeine Fix in the Office’. With so many of us relying on a daily caffeine fix to get us through the day at work, we thought we’d look at just how healthy (or unhealthy!) our favourite caffeinated beverages are. The infographic is full of caffeine related stats, from how to get the ultimate caffeine fix, debunking common...

Getting On with Colleagues More Important Than High Salary

According to a new survey ran by job review site The Job Crowd, just under a third of workers felt getting on with their work colleagues was the most prolific contributing factor in satisfaction in the workplace. 520 employees were polled in the survey, all of whom had been in their current job for less than 2 years. They were asked to stipulate which factors brought them the greatest happiness in their current...

Are Office Workers Becoming More Green?

A YouGov poll of over 2,000 office staff has revealed that around 47% believed their office had become energy efficient since the recession. Led by managers looking to save money, this energy efficiency drive has resulted in 57% of those surveyed indicating that their greener workplace has produced reduced costs. The survey found a range of measures are being used with recycling paper being the most popular at 69%....

Is sitting down all day bad for your health?

We’ve just come across a really great infographic all about the dangers of sitting for extended periods. The guys over at Medical Billing and Coding recognise that it’s something that we’re all doing more of, and this is even before we take into account any unhealthy staff restaurant catering!  People tend to work longer hours and more and more of us are now employed in an office...

Do you feel guilty about going on your lunch break?

Then you aren’t alone. According to a new survey, increasing numbers of bosses are “guilt tripping” their staff over taking exercise and lunch breaks. This is resulting in one in three people now skipping meals at work, and one in five feeling guilty for taking time to exercise. The survey of more than 1,000 office workers and carried out on behalf of the health and education charity Central YMCA,...
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