You can’t choose your co-workers, just like you can’t choose your family. The workplace is full of people with different personalities that can sometimes clash with your own personality, and this can sometimes lead to arguments. However, if quitting your job is not a viable option, it is important to make the best out of a difficult situation and learn how to communicate with difficult co-workers. Working in a healthy environment is vital for you mental and physical well being and its importance should not be overlooked.
Harrods, the world’s largest and most famous department store, is more than 170 years old, having opened in 1849 by Charles Henry and is not only rich in history, but in its products too. Recognised for its celebrity-endorsed sales and luxurious and timeless shopping experience, Harrods is to undergo its largest development in its history to help increase its appeal to wealthier overseas customers who visit Britain in a bid to exploit the weakness of the pound – stretching their money that little bit further.
Much to the rejoice of many Londoners, plans to finally pedestrianize the western section of London’s Oxford Street have been revealed by the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. The proposal to make the western side of the famous shopping street fit for only pedestrians has been in the pipeline for a while, and the measures are due to be implemented by December 2018.
In light of National Stress Awareness Day, Savoy Stewart analysed the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report entitled ‘Work related Stress, Anxiety and Depression Statistics in Great Britain in 2017’, released on 1st November 2017. The analysis reveals that occupations with the greatest proportions of female employees have significantly higher rates of work related stress.
The role of the creative industry has experienced a revival over the past few years. A major power player in 2017, creative businesses are predominantly small, highly diverse and niche – ranging from fin-tech, to fashion technology and virtual reality.
According to new research, Europe’s commercial property market is on the rise and is in better shape than at any given time since the financial crisis. The Eurozone has shown significant growth for the first time in years, creating economic stability for UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands.
The gender pay gap between men and women in the UK is still a significantly large problem. Women today still earn less than men on average, and progress in their careers is often slow.
It has been revealed that Chinese investment in foreign property has been retracted at a rate of 85%, leaving London’s property market ‘stagnant’ according to The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Continue reading “85% of Chinese Investment in Overseas Property has been Retracted”
Over the last few years, Cyber Security has been propelled to the forefront of the public eye. With cyber-attacks becoming more prevalent and severe, it’s a highly concerning issue. In fact research by Beaming found that 2.9 million UK firms suffered cyber security breaches last year (2016), at an astonishing cost of £29.1 billion.
This year, in the workplace, there will be a rise in adaptable workplace environments with options for different working styles and tasks, as well as incorporating options for resting and relaxation. Natural elements and different textures will be prevalent in many company premises, helping to create beautiful office design work spaces for 2017.