The secret rules of office coffee etiquette

Are you always the one doing the coffee run? Or maybe there’s a pesky criminal drinking from your own personal mug? Manners expert Richie Frieman joins us on the blog today, to guide us through some of the unspoken rules of office coffee etiquette.

September 11, 2019
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Workforce planning is one of the 10 biggest HR issues in 2019

Workforce planning is a top 10 HR issue for 2019. This is partly because of how big and complex the whole thing is – and the sheer volume of moving parts to consider. Let’s look at how to reduce some of these challenges.

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What is the point of a formal dress code in the workplace?

If you can give employees Dress Down Friday, then why do you insist on stuffy formal wear on Monday through Thursday? This article explores why a formal dress code in the workplace might not be completely necessary.

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What is the UK government’s Good Work Plan?

In 2018, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, published a paper called the Good Work Plan. But what does it mean for employers?

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Where to start when making reasonable adjustments at work

When it comes to making reasonable adjustments at work, you shouldn’t simply wait until an employee with a disability approaches you, and asks for help. As an employer, you have a responsibility to take pro-active action. Employment lawyer Steven Azizi has some tips to help you get started.

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How technology compounds the problem of mental health in the workplace

Mental health in the workplace is not just another fad. And according to neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield, we are becoming a nation of thrill-seeking tech junkies with abnormally large dopamine factories in our brains. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to help employees physically reverse the damage of tech addiction.

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This picture is why presenteeism is bad for your business

We did an experiment to show why presenteeism is bad for your business. This picture was drawn with an injured hand. Actually, the illustrator did a really good job! But it’s certainly not his best. But what happens when an illness is less visible?

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