People

Isolation is the negative side of aloneness

Out of sight, out of mind: the effects of working in isolation

From the pitfalls of isolation to the pursuit of solitude, Augustin Chevez looks at the consequences of varying levels of aloneness in the emerging gig economy

Standing up in the workplace: that’s risky too

We’ve been told that sitting is the new smoking, but medical research suggests that standing up all day at work is hardly a healthy alternative

Are we wasting time on workplace wellbeing?

Are workplace wellbeing programmes as successful as anecdotal evidence suggests? New research indicates that organisations may need to be more experimental and practical in their approach to employee health

The puzzle of productivity: companies say leadership matters most

How can workplace productivity reach the next level? A new report from Fourfront Group with The United Workplace and WORKTECH Academy polled 120 organisations worldwide to explore key drivers of performance in the workforce

Sedentary behaviour

Four top tips to reduce sedentary behaviour in the workplace

A new report looks at the key actions organisations can take to help reduce sedentary behaviour in the workplace. Davina Deniszcyc of Nuffield Health explains

Designed for Wellness

Designed for wellness: how a wellbeing focus could reshape the workplace

What drives the growing focus on workplace wellbeing? And how might this focus redirect workplace design? An event by Milliken and WORKTECH Academy put the wellness trend to the vote

food and productivity

Productivity on a plate: can food play a part in raising workplace performance?

How can food transform the workplace experience? And what tangible metrics can organisations draw from implementing outstanding food services? A new whitepaper from Aramark looks at potential productivity savings

big ideas

Autumn reset: three big ideas organisations are mulling over this fall

Summer’s over and the autumn work grind has clicked back into action. Suddenly everyone is dusting off the big ideas to make working life more bearable