In a new study observing burnout, the working conditions most likely to cause workers stress and fatigue have been revealed.
We don’t have enough fingers to count the times we’ve experienced one of those stressful, need-coffee-now days. No biggie, work is hard and employees should except that, right? Wrong, staff wellbeing needs your attention asap.
Of all the awareness days, World Sleep Day brings to the forefront one crucial fact about the British workforce we tend to neglect – that one in three UK workers suffer from sleeping problems.
A report from Bakker Elhuizen took a look at how businesses could improve employee performance. The biggest lesson, however, was that bosses should treat staff like athletes by giving them some down time.
That UK business leaders encounter much condemnation over staff wellbeing is no secret – research about our unhealthy lifestyle gets dredged up almost every day. But as another report hits the internet, what exactly has Britain been criticised for in the first place?
Being a business owner, chances are you never really stop thinking about your bottom line, customers, staff or your next strategy. It’s understandable; this business is part of you after all and we’re betting you’re really passionate about it.
Burnout – a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion from work – is one of the biggest problems currently facing the UK. And the financial burden from the resulting absenteeism, employee turnover and reduced productivity is staggering
While certain politicians, football managers and TV motoring show presenters have found themselves on unexpected and somewhat enforced holidays, UK entrepreneurs still seem to be wrestling over the decision to take a break this year.
One in four of us feels under pressure at work on a daily basis. Sometimes this “healthy” pressure can become overwhelming, stressful and lead to “burnout – the type of job stress that is often characterised by mental exhaustion combined with self-doubt.
The British workforce already has a penchant for working late hours, but research has suggested that a Brexit could make things far worse.
Starting your own business can be a fulfilling, life-changing experience but also one of the hardest tests mentally – long hours, lonely decision making, financial stress, fear of failure and the endless list of “what-ifs.”
Being stressed at work is often inevitable, and while it may not be a particularly comfortable situation in which to work, short-term projects can thrive from stress. Here are five ways to avoid the work burnout.