4 in 10 would take unpaid leave to get more time off

New research shows Brits are increasingly willing to take measures to achieve better work-life balance, as over 4 in 10 (43%) of UK employees would take unpaid leave to get more time off – the second highest amount of all European countries surveyed after Sweden. The research from European HR and Payroll solutions provider, SD Worx, […]

Poor connectivity impacting business productivity – Report

Almost two thirds (63%) of US and European enterprises suffer reduced productivity and efficiency at the hands of weak and unreliable connectivity. This is according to results of new research commissioned by Quortus and carried out by Sapio Research, which probed enterprises on their current pain points related to connectivity. The results highlight the growing […]

FM must digitalise to increase productivity, says JLL…

A recent report from the professional services and investment management company, JLL predicts that companies will continue to implement and embrace a digital facilities management approach; with new technologies changing how businesses handle workforce and facility operations becoming more available. As workplaces progress to deliver additional flexibility, the ‘Reinventing Facilities Management for the Digital World’ […]

Workplace experience report published by Interserve…

According to a recent report developed by the international support services and construction group, Interserve, the noise, smell and temperature of the workplace are among some of the main indicators that greatly influence an employee’s working experience. Forming part of the organisation’s ‘workplace experience science series’ – initially launched in July of this year alongside […]

Industry Spotlight: EMCOR UK’s technology expansion and dynamic mentoring programme…

Since I started working for EMCOR UK as an apprentice 30 years ago, technology has radically changed the way EMCOR UK does things, directly benefiting the company’s employees and the work performed for clients. For example, in 2015 we introduced the EMCOR UK Mobile Management Application – a unique asset maintenance tool for engineers available […]