Mental health problems are rife across Europe

Greater efforts to promote mental health and improve early diagnosis and treatment of those with mental illness would improve the lives of millions of Europeans and contribute to stronger economic and employment conditions, according to a new joint OECD/European Commission report. Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 says that mental health problems, …

Biophilia in the corporate HQ: an historical perspective

In recent years, the concept of biophilia and the inclusion of greenery in the working environment has captured the media’s attention, which has depicted it as an important aspect of wellbeing in the workplace, seemingly the crucial indicator of a great office. For this reason, and beyond the superficial or …

How to spin up superfast websites using local WordPress development tools

You’re likely familiar with local WordPress development, which is a good sign. However, if you’re still sticking with XAMPP at this point, you might find there’s a better choice available for your needs. In fact, many tools are specifically tailored to WordPress and its intricacies. In this post, we’ll talk …

Get Started Writing Class-based Vue.js Apps in TypeScript

In September of last year, Evan You (creator of Vue.js) announced plans for the next major version of the library. Vue 3.0 will feature an improved experience for TypeScript users, including native support for class-based components, and better support for type inference when writing code. The great news is, you …

What to include in a purchase order form for your eCommerce business

Purchase orders play a vital role in money management and bookkeeping, and they should be incorporated into any small business’s company procedures. But, if you have never dealt directly with purchase order forms, you might not understand what their true value is or what should be included when designing an …

Office take-up in Central London looks set to grow despite Brexit looming

Continuing demand for office space within the Central London commercial property market has helped dispel pessimism about the future of London post-Brexit, according to the latest figures from Savills. Take-up of office space in the City of London reached 5.1 million sq ft at the end of the third quarter …

Get ready for the next wave of technological innovation, or get left behind

The natural world is a story of constant change and evolution. Animals, plants, insects and micro-organisms exist in an ecosystem, adapting to relentless changes in their environment, influenced by habitat, climate and their cohabitors. They respond to change faster than the human world, because they are not tied by the …

Travel industry digital marketing trends to watch in 2019

The travel industry has been steadily evolving online, becoming more integrated in the digital space and the social media landscape. When people travel, they are tapping into all kinds of digital media. They use their smartphones to research and book hotel rooms; post about their vacations on Facebook, Twitter and …

Smart Advertising: The Many Applications of Video Mounts

When it comes to promoting productivity, the complicated solution isn’t necessarily the way to go. For small business owners, all operations and activities should be simplified to maximize each workday. While some might be impressed with layered and complex products, more often than not a basic solution can get the …

The Internet and a pile of turtles that goes all the way down

In his 1998 book A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking relates the following anecdote: “A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public lecture on astronomy. He described how the earth orbits around the sun and how the sun, in turn, orbits around the centre …

Powerful 'Glass' trailer brings together 'Unbreakable' and 'Split'

The bad guys are teaming up for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split/Unbreakable crossover sequel Glass, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, and James McAvoy. SEE ALSO: The best trailers from Comic-Con 2018 The Horde is at a supposedly secure psychological facility along with David Dunn (Willis) and Elijah Cooke/Mr. Glass (Jackson), …

The small retail business guide to spring campaign ideas

When winter slowly melts away and a hint of spring floats in the air, consumers will be feeling optimistic and ready to try new things. And for savvy businesses looking to promote their products, services or online store, these spring campaign ideas offer the chance to boost the bottom line. …

Youngest workers prefer simple perks such as free coffee, flexi hours and birthday leave

  As fresh graduates from generation Z, i.e. those born between the mid 1990’s and 2000 are enter the workplace, new research from Perkbox claims that over 1 in 3 (36 percent) admit that the workplace perks are one of the most important deciding factors on whether to accept a …

Placing bets beyond the venture hubs of New York and Silicon Valley

Roy Bahat Contributor Share on Twitter Roy Bahat is the head of Bloomberg Beta. More posts by this contributor For founders and investors, it’s time for some ‘real talk’ about money Who will find the first silver unicorn? Shauntel Garvey Contributor Share on Twitter Shauntel Garvey is a co-founder and …

People working in fully open plan spaces are generally fitter and less stressed

The open plan debate grinds on, and the latest grist to its mill is a study from researchers led by Esther Sternberg of the University of Arizona which suggests that it is those people who work in open plan spaces that are fitter and happier than their associate employee contemporaries …

Only a quarter of women and minority employees believe they benefit from corporate diversity programmes

Investment in diversity programmes has become commonplace: 98 percent of companies offer such programs. But that investment is falling far short of the mark: three-quarters of employees in diverse groups—women, racial/ethnic minorities, and those who identify as LGBTQ—do not indicate that they have personally benefited from their companies’ diversity programmes. …

Dropbox expands Paper into planning tool with timelines

Dropbox has been building out Paper, its document-driven collaboration tool since it was first announced in 2015, slowly but surely layering on more functionality. Today, it added a timeline feature, pushing beyond collaboration into a light-weight project planning tool. Dropbox has been hearing that customers really need a way to plan …

How to Find Speaking Engagements That Build Your Brand

What’s your favorite and most effective method for identifying speaking engagement opportunities that will help build your brand? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of …