Staying sane in a stressful industry
Nov 15, 2018
Over the past few months, construction firms are waking up to the fact that their sector, with all its associated stressors and challenges, is having a devastating impact upon many operatives. Anyone who has spent time in delivering construction projects recognises that the ongoing pitfalls, issues, barriers and banter can often leave workers feeling jaded […]
Student housing: Crumbling demand, or constructive investment?
Oct 23, 2018
As this years’ A-level results are published, there has been a flurry of interest in national uptake of student placements at universities. According to reports issued by news agencies including the BBC, while the number of high grades for school leavers has risen, the number of placements fulfilled at universities has decreased. Thought to be […]
What JFK knew about today’s workplaces
Aug 20, 2018
In 1963, iconic US President John F Kennedy made an incredible speech. A part of this has been immortalised; when he stated: “Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air.” At the time, JFK was speaking about peace – about remembering that we are all […]
The simple answer to wellbeing – Daylight!
Jul 20, 2018
The lowdown on why daylight is critical to wellbeing The British Summer is officially here, and looks set to stay that way for a few more weeks to come. One of the reasons that summertime seems to bring out the best in Britons is attributed to the health benefits which sensible amounts of sunshine bring […]
Were the ‘good old days’ really that bright?
Jun 28, 2018
When people speak of ‘the good old days’, ‘when we were kids’ or ‘when times were simpler’, you can usually sit back and be rewarded with a great tale of childhood. A childhood when it was not just safe to play outside from dawn until dusk, but where (if you believe the fond memories), children […]