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Conference calls bring people together

Conference calls bring people together

As workers increasingly shun traditional nine-to-five jobs, firms are using a range of solutions to stay in touch with staff and ensure they can continue to fulfil their duties to a high level.

One such way to maintain contact with …

Businesses urged to “take responsibility” for employee health

Businesses urged to "take responsibility" for employee health

Workspaces could reduce employee absence and boost productivity through initiatives that improve the health and wellbeing of staff members.

However, despite the many benefits associated with being healthy, only 11 per cent of businesses are committed to augmenting employee wellbeing. …

More than 1bn to work remotely by 2015

More than 1bn to work remotely by 2015

Over one billion people will work remotely by 2015, meaning the use of mobile technology for business is more important now than ever before.

That is according to International Data Corporation, which predicts that 37.2 per cent of the entire …

Mobile working can boost productivity

Mobile working can boost productivity

How can managers encourage their employees to go the extra mile and boost productivity? By ensuring they provide the right incentives.

That is according to Employee Benefits, which lists motivating factors such as mobile working and good management as some …

Virtual workspaces on the rise

Virtual workspaces on the rise

More and more organisations are embracing a wider range of flexible working options, with many shifting towards virtual office spaces.

This is according to research on changing work habits conducted by Anna Marie Detert, talent leader at professional services firm …

Social media helps remote workers keep in touch

Social media helps remote workers keep in touch

Employees who are encouraged to use social media while on the job are not only able to be more flexible about where they work, but it can also boost productivity.

That is according to academic research conducted by Warwick Business …