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The lastest news about work for anyone interested in being successful at work

Start managing your career?

Are you managing your career or just drifting from job to job in a search for more money? Could 2018 be the year that you start to manage your career.

Zero Hours but not Zero Holiday Pay

Half of people on zero hours contracts wrongly believe that they’re not entitled to paid holiday, says Citizens Advice. New research from Citizens Advice has indicated that half of the…

Salary and vacancy growth struggling to match 2015 figures

Salary and vacancy growth figures show that the UK economy is struggling to match the growth it achieved in 2015. There is undoubtedly growth in the UK economy, salaries are…

Depression tops ill health table

More than 300 million people around the world are now living with depression. The latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that more than 300 million people are…

When will your thermostat go down?

As tempertatures start to rise when will you turn down the thermostat on your central heating? New research shows that the hardy people of Yorkshire have their central heating set…

Are you getting healthier

New figures from the ONS in worker absence from work suggest that workers are getting healthier. Last year the average UK worker was absent from work as a result of…

Rail Strike today, commute by road instead?

Anyone affected by the strike action at Arriva Northern and Mersey train services today may feel tempted to forget the problems with commuting train and return to commuting by road….

Retiring at 70 could be the new normal

It’s often said that despite the UK having an increasingly older workforce the older you get the more difficult it gets to find work or progress in a career with…

More working but pay stagnates

The cost of living seems to be always on the increase but as what we spend increases what we earn seems to be stagnating. Despite a record number of people…

wearable technology reduces stress

Study shows workers who wore a Spire tracker experienced less stress, stress symptoms, anxious days, and negative mood as well as more energetic days than non-Spire users. In what is…