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How to shut out stress at work

How to shut out stress at work (photo: Thinkstock/iStock)

Ever feel like you can't switch off from work? If so, you could be treading a dangerous path. 

According to the Mental Health Foundation (MHF), around 12 million adults in the UK speak to their GP every year about stress. While …

Better call Paul: The times are changing

Better call Paul: The times are changing (Photo credit: Thinkstock/Creatas)

Earlier this month, we introduced you to Paul Matthews: a London PR manager who lives in Kent and felt as though he used to spend his life on the train, travelling between his home and the office.

By enabling him

Legal eagles hatch a plan for a flexible future

Legal eagles hatch plan for flexible future (Image credit: Thinkstock/eyecandy images)

This month has seen the government's Children and Families Act given Royal Assent, meaning it has successfully been passed through parliament and becomes part of UK legislation.

Whether you're a parent or not, this is something well worth sitting up …

Retention remedy: Flexible working

Retention remedy: flexible working (Image credit: Thinkstock/iStock)

"You're lucky you've got a job at all," said the office manager to the worker, promptly after the latter had seen his request for a pay rise denied.

Lucky? This employee had slogged his guts out for the company over

Top 5 most stressful things about the office

Top 5 most stressful things about the office (Image credit: Thinkstock)

It's been said time and again that the modern workplace has never been a more stressful environment.

While there's no disputing the economic turmoil of the last few years has certainly played its part, there are other influences at toil …