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Stat: Co-op’s socio-economic pay gap report shows social mobility remains slow

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Stat: Co-op’s socio-economic pay gap report shows social mobility remains slow

The Co-op has made history as the first UK retailer to publish a socio-economic pay gap report, highlighting its commitment to social mobility and ...
Workplace : Retail : Finance
The Future of Work is Inter-Generational

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The Future of Work is Inter-Generational

Commercial director of 55/Redefined, Andy Simpson, explains why companies that radically change the way they employ over-50s and embrace an inter-g...
Workplace : Generations : Accesibility
Stat: Employers should prepare for a Great Resignation 2.0

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Stat: Employers should prepare for a Great Resignation 2.0

A new wave of resignations is brewing as employees worldwide feel increasingly overworked and underpaid, according to PwC’s Global Workforce Hopes ...
Workplace : Cost Of Living : Society
Stat: Gusto survey reveals LGBTQ+ business owners prioritise community

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Stat: Gusto survey reveals LGBTQ+ business owners prioritise community

A new study from payroll specialists Gusto highlights the civic-minded motivations of LGBTQ+ founders in the entrepreneurial landscape.
Workplace : Inclusivity : Society
Stat: Survey shows LGBTQ+ employees still feel marginalised at work

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Stat: Survey shows LGBTQ+ employees still feel marginalised at work

The Workmonitor Pulse survey, which shed light on the experiences of LGBTQ+ employees worldwide, showed that 41% of employees say their w...
Workplace : Health & Wellness : Society
Ikea pioneers virtual employment on Roblox

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Ikea pioneers virtual employment on Roblox

Ikea is pioneering metaverse recruitment with the launch of The Co-Worker Game, as part of its upcoming Ikea on Roblox virtual universe.
Retail : Workplace : Society
Stat: Gen Z employees more likely to bend workplace rules

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Stat: Gen Z employees more likely to bend workplace rules

A new report by ethics and compliance firm LRN Corporation reveals that Gen Z employees are more inclined to break workplace rules compared to thei...
Workplace : Youth : Gen Z
NYC restaurants turn to Philippines-based remote cashiers to cut costs

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NYC restaurants turn to Philippines-based remote cashiers to cut costs

As New York City's restaurant industry grapples with soaring labour expenses, local chains are embracing innovative solutions to cut costs.
Retail : Technology : Food
Retail Staff Futures

Big Ideas

Retail Staff Futures

There is a new chapter ahead for the retail workforce amid post-pandemic challenges, AI integration and consumers’ thirst for human connection.
Future Of Work : Retail : Technology
Stat: Gen Z embrace freelance roles in response to AI and job insecurity

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Stat: Gen Z embrace freelance roles in response to AI and job insecurity

A survey by Fiverr, the freelancing jobs platform, reveals that Gen Z in Germany, France, the UK and the US are turning away from traditional nine-...
Workplace : Youth : Gen Z
Stat: Mental health crisis hits UK’s Gen Z workforce

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Stat: Mental health crisis hits UK’s Gen Z workforce

Research from the Resolution Foundation (RF) highlights a concerning rise in mental health difficulties among young people in the UK, affecting the...
Workplace : Wellbeing : Health
Stat: Calm alerts on the debilitating impact of family planning for working women

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Stat: Calm alerts on the debilitating impact of family planning for working women

In its Voice of the Workplace Report released in February 2024, meditation and sleep app Calm reveals that employees believe their workplace is not...
Workplace : Health & Wellness : Society
Stat: Gen X expect to keep working longer than they planned

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Stat: Gen X expect to keep working longer than they planned

Retirement expectations in America are undergoing a seismic shift, with Gen X (born between 1965 and 1980) becoming the first cohort to navigate re...
Youth : Workplace : Finance
Stat: British Gen Z workers treat employers like bad dates

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Stat: British Gen Z workers treat employers like bad dates

Job ghosting, a trend previously associated with dating, has now infiltrated the professional realm, with Gen Z job-seekers treating potential empl...
Workplace : Youth : Society
Walmart boosts store manager salary amid retail job cuts

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Walmart boosts store manager salary amid retail job cuts

Walmart stands out in the retail job market as it is increasing remuneration for store managers amid job cuts at other retail giants.
Retail : Food & Drink : Workplace
Zoom to enhance video-calling experience with Apple Vision Pro

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Zoom to enhance video-calling experience with Apple Vision Pro

Zoom launched a new app on 2 February 2024 that is better suited to Apple’s new headset, Vision Pro, and allows users to represent themselves as di...
Technology : Pop-culture & Media : Workplace
Stat: UK on the verge of becoming a burnt-out nation

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Stat: UK on the verge of becoming a burnt-out nation

New research from Mental Health UK, outlined in The Burnout Report 2024, reveals that one in five UK workers (20%) has taken leave in the past year...
Youth : Society : Workplace
Stat: New report shows lack of diverse decision-makers in UK fashion

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Stat: New report shows lack of diverse decision-makers in UK fashion

The inaugural UK Fashion DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Report, to be released in 2024, exposes a stark lack of diversity in executive roles...
British Fashion Council : Workplace : Work States Futures
Stat: Recent US graduates are leaving a poor impression on potential employers

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Stat: Recent US graduates are leaving a poor impression on potential employers

A survey of 800 managers, directors and executives has revealed that recent US college graduates are struggling with many aspects of professional l...
Workplace : Youth : Employment
Amsterdam’s Polspotten store fuses modernity with traditional craftsmanship

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Amsterdam’s Polspotten store fuses modernity with traditional craftsmanship

Amsterdam-based homeware brand Polspotten has opened a unique store designed by local studio Space Projects.
Retail : Workplace : Design
The Campaign: Edu-verse

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The Campaign: Edu-verse

Elf Cosmetics has taken a leap into the metaverse with its inaugural Roblox experience Elf Up!, strategically addressing Gen Z’s entrepreneurial in...
Technology : Gaming : Metaverse
Stat: US surgeon general raises concern about global cost of depression

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Stat: US surgeon general raises concern about global cost of depression

Dr Vivek Murthy, the US surgeon general, has told Fortune that the economic toll of depression is immense, costing the global economy some £795.4bn...
Economy : Finance : Society
Flexibility defines Today Design’s Melbourne office

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Flexibility defines Today Design’s Melbourne office

In the heart of Collingwood, Melbourne, digital agency Today Design has transformed a 900-square-metre area within a 12-storey block into a hub of ...
Design : Sustainability : Workplace
Stat: Scoop report suggests flexible working fuels revenue growth

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Stat: Scoop report suggests flexible working fuels revenue growth

A ground-breaking US report released in October 2023 by hybrid work management start-up Scoop, in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group, chall...
Workplace : Finance : Technology
Stat: Gen Z to surpass Boomers in full-time workforce by early 2024

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Stat: Gen Z to surpass Boomers in full-time workforce by early 2024

A November 2023 report by Glassdoor on 2024 Workplace Trends suggests Gen Z workers are poised to overtake Baby Boomers in the full-time workforce ...
Workplace : Youth : Society
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