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We all want our employees to be as productive as possible, and finding the right work/life balance can be key to keeping employees happy – and happy employees are generally more productive.

The trouble is, finding the right work/life balance can be tricky – while having the option of working from home will be enough for some, remote working doesn’t agree with everyone, even though advances in mobile technology mean that working from anywhere is easier than ever before.

So, how can you improve the work/life balance of your employees?

Flexible working Guides & How-Tos Work from home

We all get frustrated in work from time-to-time, especially when the boss is piling the extra work on, seemingly oblivious to the fact that you’re already working every waking hour and coming perilously close to burn out.

It’s at this point that your  ‘fight or flight’ instinct might kick in, and while some will choose ‘flight’ and look for a way out, others will choose ‘fight’ and look for a showdown with the powers that be. Some will even look at their boss and wish they’d drop dead – if this sound like you, it’s perfectly normal, and you’re far from alone.

Guides & How-Tos Inspiration Work from home

Offering work from home benefits is a great way to both attract and retain the best talent.

If this is something your business offers, or is thinking of offering, you need to have clear work-from-home guidelines in place to protect both your business and its employees.

Here’s how to draft a work from home policy.

Guides & How-Tos Small business Work from home

Guides & How-Tos Work from home

Cutting out the daily commute is a great way to reduce your monthly costs, lower your carbon footprint improve your work/life balance and even your overall health, as you’re not exposed to traffic fumes – it’s amazing the positive impact avoiding the morning traffic can have.

But new research has found that everyday household items, including toasters,  could actually be exposing you to more pollution than being out on the busy morning roads.

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