The EU is diligently working on making Europe attractive to Entrepreneurs. With headlines throughout Europe primarily consisting of talk about Brexit and the rise of nationalist parties in EU member countries such as Poland, Slovenia and Hungary, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the main focus of the EU today is putting out fires and fighting against the latest crisis.
According to the charity Mind, one in four of us will experience a mental health issue. Here are some small, simple steps owners can take to make their business healthier, and create a workplace culture that supports mental well-being.
Did you know that 3 million children in the UK are at risk of going hungry during the school holidays?
Businesses looking to build a skilled workforce are acting smart and going flexible There is no doubt that flexible workspace is rapidly becoming the new normal. According to IWG’s recent Global Workspace Survey, a staggering 85% of workers worldwide reveal they would prioritise a role that offered flexible working options. In addition, 50% of the 15,000 respondents surveyed confirmed that they work outside their company’s main location for at least half the working week. In fact, it’s what the so-called ‘Generation Flex’ – an ever-expanding pool of digital nomads who want to plug in at a time and location that suits them – expects.
With 24-hour rolling news, social media apps on our mobiles and inescapable WiFi we’re better connected than ever before. But this constant connectivity comes at a cost. It can feel like we’re being bombarded by news bulletins, messages, calls and alerts. Research presented by the American Psychological Association suggests that our digital lives are making us more distracted, distant and drained.