Recognising University Staff All Year Round

Happy staff who feel valued are important to any organisation- and universities are no different. More than ever University staff are the key to ensuring students bums stay on seats and institution fulfil promises and avoid churn.

The perfect work-life balance

The perfect work-life balance is something we all aspire to, but it’s difficult to achieve. That’s because not only does the perfect work-life balance mean something different to every individual, but it can also mean different things to the same person over time. In a study by Workplace Trends, three-quarters (75%) of employees listed work-life […]

Guest Post: Why you’re not too busy to take a lunch break

These days, stopping for lunch has become synonymous with not having enough to do. Too many hardworking employees are skipping lunch, often claiming it’s to avoid staying late. In reality, increased stress and reduced energy – caused by working through lunch – will make you less productive than taking at least twenty minutes away from […]

Are you married to your work?

We have all heard the phrase ‘work-life balance’, but can we honestly say that we are following this advice, or are we still falling short of a healthy mix of work and free time? It’s easy to talk about striking a work-life balance, but in reality it can be quite difficult to implement effectively. This […]

Employers, don’t become one of your employees top 5 regrets in life

According to a recent article in the Guardian a palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed that one of the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives is, ‘I wish I hadn’t worked so hard’. All of the men that Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse […]

MO-tivate your employees to achieve a good work life balance

When many of us think of our top 10 London Olympic and Paralympic moments, I am sure doing the Mo-bot in front of the TV as Mo Farah won gold in the 5,000 and 10,000 metres, is up there with the best of them! The sheer drive and determination Mo displayed in order to achieve […]