Over two-thirds of UK companies believe that flexible working has increased the productivity levels of the humble office worker.
In a study carried out by serviced office provider Regus, 68% of UK firms reported increased productivity as a result of flexible working practices – with additional benefits including a rise in moral, health and even making you more likely to retain talented employees.
Open plan offices affect concentration.
A new study shows that open plan office spaces can affect employee productivity.
A recent set of surveys suggest that open plan offices are not the best solution for office workers for a number of reasons including health and mental well being. Amongst several claims made the main point of focus seems to be that employees find it difficult to concentrate in open offices. This is because of the constant activity and noise going on around them.
The lack of privacy and noise levels of an open office directly affect the brain activity of employees and supposedly impairs concentration. Background noises are said to affect workers without them fully noticing. These constant distractions can cause lower productivity levels and a loss of concentration. (more…)
Tips on staying productive in the office.
Ways to improve your efficiency in the work environment.
Working in an office can sometimes be monotonous and this can seriously affect your productivity. With this in mind here are a few tips on staying efficient in the office.
Firstly try not to surround yourself with too many distractions. This can be very difficult in a world where most offices use computers on a daily basis. Try not to get distracted by articles and social networking sites whilst at work as you will lose a lot more time than you realise. (more…)
Advice on keeping productive at the start of the week.
Ways to stay on top of your work when the week begins.
Thanks to brand new work being set the start of the week can sometimes be daunting. However, you don’t need to stress as there are a few things that you can do to ensure that you have a smooth week and easily complete your work. Here are a few examples: (more…)