From learning how to draw toast, becoming something akin to the Hulk, working less and watching cat videos more, here are some of the most controversial methods to increasing productivity.
Research has observed attitudes of the UK’s leaders to determine how they feel about short skirts and facial hair in the workplace. The message is clear – “neglect physical appearance at your peril”.
It is only by accurately measuring and harnessing the power of women and the sharing economy that the UK can address its poor productivity record.
Aidan Rushby, CEO and founder of Movebubble, the property renting app, takes a look at the importance of renters to London and how they are currently being undervalued.
The vast majority of UK employees seem to be of the belief that the business they work for will no longer be competitive by the year 2020.
An equity investment deal worth £20m has been made by Leumi Partners and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management into business elending platform EZBob.
For years designers have been touting the business benefits of design, so it’s surprising that companies are only just starting to get a seat at the table. This is thanks, in part, to the success of design-led startups like AirBnB, the rise in design-focussed VC funds and the emergence of titles like CXO and CDO.
Workers at retailer John Lewis may have received a bonus equating to five-weeks pay (10 per cent), but the 2016 figure marked a further fall from a high of 20 per cent in 2008.
Looking at the Warc 100 class of 2016 – an annual ranking of the world’s best marketing campaigns and companies according to business impact – it is clear there are a number of themes that emerge.
The wearables market may have originally been dominated by fitness bands and smart glasses targeting the leisure market, but as the industry matures, applications are becoming more sophisticated and businesses can benefit from the trend.