Lockdown confessions – working in pyjamas tops list

Working in pyjamas, having a weekday lie in and lying about lack of internet connection to avoid video calls are among Brits' top ‘lockdown confessions’. A study of 2,000 adults found 78 per cent admitted to a minor naughty slip up this year. In fact, the average person has committed seven misdemeanours each, with 13…

Two thirds of workers missing office, claims survey

More than two-thirds of office workers admitted they have missed their workplace during the pandemic – with their desk, gossip and even meetings among the most longed for things. The study of 2,000 office workers found simply speaking to people face-to-face topped the list of the most missed aspects. Having equipment including printers and multiple…

Office workers more productive after time outdoors

Office workers feel more productive and in a better mood after being in the great outdoors, according to new research.Productivity improved by 45 per cent from being outside for just 29 minutes - and 63 per cent feel better 'in themselves' after spending time in fresh air, according to the 2,000 office staff surveyed.And 57…

Workers fear work-life balance worsened since WFH

Workers fear their work-life balance has worsened - as WFH means they find it difficult to switch off and they miss chatting to their colleagues. A study of 2,000 employees who've spent recent months working from home, found half wished they had more a better balance. And 42 per cent said it has deteriorated as…

Half of workers have transformed bedroom into office during lockdown

More than half of workers have transformed their bedrooms into makeshift offices during lockdown, according to a new poll. The survey of 2,000 adults who are working from home examined how they have adapted after offices were forced to close in March. More than half (54 per cent) of those questioned by Premier Inn say…

8 Top Tips for setting up Secure Zoom meeting

With the Coronavirus pandemic ruling out face to face meetings, Chris Price offers 8 Top Tips for setting up a Secure Zoom meeting online.... Just as Britain leaving the European Union spawned new words - most notably Brexit - so too is the Coronavirus pandemic changing our vocabulary. And inevitably with many of us now…

5 ways to create an inspiring work space at home

As much of the nation adjusts to working from home, ensuring you remain in a positive and productive mindset is essential. Luckily there are some really simple, yet effective, things you can do to create a work space that will put the ‘homely’ into working from home.... Here, Clare Moreton, photo expert at CEWE, shares her…