Revealed: The most ridiculous workplace rules in the UK
Sep01

Revealed: The most ridiculous workplace rules in the UK

New research from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library , has found that one third (36.8%) of workplaces in the UK have ridiculous rules in place, with one in five (22.5%) workers stating that they feel they can’t be trusted as a result. The study, which asked 1,000 UK workers whether their employer had any silly or unnecessary rules in place, found that over half (57.2%) of workers will disobey any rules they deem as...

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Is ‘no dress code’ a stress code? 1/3 of staff ‘feel judged’ on what they wear to work
Aug03

Is ‘no dress code’ a stress code? 1/3 of staff ‘feel judged’ on what they wear to work

Over half (53%) of Brits do not have a uniform at work Trainers and skinny jeans now acceptable in one in five workplaces Over a third of UK workers (36%) feel judged on what they wear Office dress codes are becoming more casual, but the lack of a defined uniform is leading to stress and confusion amongst British workers, a new study has revealed. Personalised clothing retailer Banana Moon spoke to over 2,000 people in full or...

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Why workers won’t smile in work photos
May19

Why workers won’t smile in work photos

Marking the start of National Smile Month, new research from Unum Dental has found that just 28% of people smile with their teeth showing in photos for work, such as work passes and LinkedIn profile pictures. The research found that one of the most popular reasons for not smiling in work photos was because people don’t like their smile / teeth (28%), whilst around a quarter (23%) feel it looks less professional, and almost 1 in 10...

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15% of company dress codes have gone casual – but are slippers a fur-lined step in the wrong direction?
Apr03

15% of company dress codes have gone casual – but are slippers a fur-lined step in the wrong direction?

Many companies in Sweden are adopting a “no shoe” policy and wearing slippers to work instead Research shows that smart workwear is on the decline, with just 5% dressing “very smart” and 15% going completely casual A leading UK workwear provider has published a guide to help staff navigate and master different dress codes, without it affecting their productivity The slipperati are coming! According to recent reports, start-up...

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