Majority of staff check emails on holiday, even if bosses don’t care if they keep in touch

The majority of UK employees check their work emails while on holiday despite the fact that their employers do not want or expect them to keep in touch, new YouGov research has revealed. It seems the majority (60 percent) of those who use email for work check their inboxes while …

Kit Harington Is Planning a Very Drastic Change to Mark the End of Game of Thrones

Jon Snow has many attributes that are worthy of note on Game of Thrones: his heroism, his selflessness, his leadership. But if we’re all being honest with ourselves, the character’s most defining feature has always been and will always be his hair. Unfortunately, it seems as though Kit Harington is …

Books to Read to Improve Your Business

Running a business doesn’t come naturally to most people, and even the most successful entrepreneurs admit that they’ve made plenty of mistakes along the way. Luckily, there are thousands of excellent books out there that can help you avoid common pitfalls, run your business more profitably, help your employees grow …

Samuel L. Jackson responds to viral mashup of Kavanaugh testimony and 'Pulp Fiction' scenes

Samuel L. Jackson appreciates a good laugh, but finds absolutely no humor in President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. On Friday, the production company Elara Pictures posted a video of Kavanaugh’s testimony spliced with the several of the actor’s scenes from Pulp Fiction. It made the rounds on social …

Contest alert! Enter the “Open Your World Just Cause 4 Giveaway” now

SPONSORED: Presented by Intel The Just Cause 4 launch is just a couple of months away, and it’s going to be a doozy. Rico Rodriguez is about to land in Solis, the land of oppression, injustice, and world-altering weather conditions that are going to blow you away. The Just Cause …

One in four HR teams have no boardroom involvement

Many HR departments feel they are being left out of strategic boardroom decisions across the UK, according to research published by Reed HR.  Around one in four HR professionals surveyed  said that their companies did not involve them in key strategic business decisions. In addition, four in five agreed that …

I Stopped Using Credit Cards Completely in an Attempt to Get Out of Debt — Here’s What Happened

I am a shopaholic. I find it hard to resist cute things — and the world is filled with cute things. When I got my credit card bill and was bummed about my high balance, I would cheer myself up by shopping — and charging my purchases to my credit …

Asia increasingly challenging economic hegemony of western cities

Oxford Economics has published its annual Global Cities research report projecting the shifting landscape of the world’s leading cities from 2019 to 2035. It examine which major cities will be the urban superpowers of the future and which are poised for the most rapid expansions of their economies, populations and …

Number of firms with wellbeing strategies doubles in three years

The number of UK organisations with wellbeing strategies has increased by 130 percent in the last three years, with over two thirds of  employers saying they now have a formal plan in place to support staff. That is according to the Employee Wellbeing Research Report 2019 (free to members) published …

UK workplace happiness score has dropped below global average

The UK now ranks tenth globally when it comes to happiness in the workplace. Austria (690), Spain (682), United States (719), France (672) and Germany (675) are all above the UK in rating workplace happiness. To date, over 10,000 people globally have taken the free Workplace Happiness Survey by Engaging Works which aims to provide …