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What Work Worries Are Keeping Employees up at Night?

As a workforce, we’re stressed out, there’s no denying it. According to PwC, one in three UK employees are working with anxiety, depression or stress. Mental health problems affect around one in six people in any given week. It also doesn’t help that as a nation, the UK has one of the worst work-life balances in Europe. In fact, together - stress, depression and anxiety, are said to represent the second most prevalent self-reported illness caused or made worse by work in the UK. All you need to do is look at the trends in…

Is a Virtual Workplace Really Possible?

For a growing number of the workforce, remote working is becoming a way of life. In fact, data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that half of UK’s workforce are expected to be working in a virtual workplace by 2020. How is this even possible, you ask? Well, collaborative technology has a major part to play in the rise of remote working. Digital tools such as video, social media and messaging apps are now being used to virtually coordinate teams and enable easy collaboration. More and more startups are…