Commuters could save an hour a week by changing their working hours

Commuters could speed up their journeys by up to 10 miles per hour by starting and finishing work just one hour later or making other changes to their working hours, according to new Government research. The study by Highways England was carried out on a 9-mile-stretch of the M62 which …

Robot delivery dogs, digital pollution, why tech firms like ping pong and some other stuff

  Blue Monday has come and gone so instead of offering up an endless series of clickbait pieces telling you how to cope and make the day better for your colleagues, we’re turning our attention to more interesting things. Such as this recent piece arguing that our obsession with ‘millennials’ …

How to perform a website launch and handover

Congratulations! I’m assuming testing went well, and the QA process went through without a hitch, right? Then we’re good. Let’s go live! There are a couple of assumptions. I’m assuming that you guys used some type of staging environment, and if not, GoDaddy offers that and has some tutorials about it. I …

BuzzFeed News launches a paid membership program (and yes, there’s a tote bag)

BuzzFeed News is giving readers a new way to support its journalism — by paying a monthly or yearly fee. BuzzFeed might not seem like the most obvious publication to ask readers for financial support, as it doesn’t really have the high-minded appeal of (say) NPR or The New Yorker. …

Interview with Dr. Veronica Stahl: Founder of Cannabite LifeLong

Dr. Veronica Stahl is an international expert and leader in the dental industry. She has delivered care and led teams of medical organizations that deliver optimum care for patients. Her expertise in the fields of implantology, endodontics, and restorative dentistry are pivotal in Cannabite LifeLong’s research and the applications of medical cannabis in …

After This Toys ‘R’ Us Manager Was Laid Off, He Found His Dream Job as a Toy Store Owner

Glendon Warner always wanted to run his own business. So, when he and 33,000 other Toys ‘R’ Us employees lost their jobs this year as the company closed its U.S. locations, he saw the behemoth retailer’s absence as the perfect opportunity. He opened his own toy shop. “Sometimes,” Warner tells …

Growth of flexible working locations in London is lowering the costs of office space

There is a boom in the number of new flexible working locations opening in Central London, which has seen a growth of 42 percent year-on-year. According to the new report by Office Freedom this growth is driving ever more competitive rates and lowering the cost of all kinds of office spaces within …

Seven in ten Brits claim online world affects their mental health

A new, nationwide study released today, has revealed over a quarter (28 percent) of Britons feel their phone or social media addiction is actively stopping them living life to the full, with as many as 83 percent saying they are desperate to spend more time in the real world, according …

People, not cost now most important factor behind corporate real estate decisions

The corporate appetite for flexible space continues to grow as around two-thirds of occupiers rank employee engagement (68 percent) and talent attraction & development (65 percent) as two of the three most important drivers of corporate real estate (CRE) strategy. According to the 2019 EMEA Occupier Survey by CBRE over …

FedEx Is So Desperate for Pilots This Holiday Season It’s Paying Them Up to $110,000 to Delay Retirement

FedEx is offering retirement-age pilots bonuses from $40,000 to $110,000 to stick around through the holiday shipping season, Reuters reports. FedEx pilots with 30 years’ experience already make around $300,000. The bonuses are the latest salvo in a global campaign waged by airlines, militaries, and flight schools to recruit and …