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As more people turn to freelance work and self-employment, the home office is fast becoming the new norm. Working from home welcomes the luxury of freedom that’s hard to find in a conventional office setting. However, the comfort of your own home may also act as a distraction, so it’s important to design a fully functional workspace that is both stimulating and inspiring, to boost your productivity. Here are five tips on setting up the ideal home office, for maximum comfort, style and efficiency.
Back in the 1980s, most office desks were identikit oblongs dominated by huge beige computer monitors and chunky keyboards. (If you were lucky, there was maybe enough room for a notepad, stapler and dictionary.) These days, the office desk is a much sleeker beast thanks to the rise of digital media and all-new ways of working. This infographic takes a look at the desk’s evolution: from the days of the Compaq Portable to the trendy era of desk cycles.
A staggering 20% of senior management positions remain empty in the NHS – a figure that goes up to 37% in mental health. As demand for health and social care services go up in a context of recession and an ageing population, it appears that nobody wants to take the lead when it comes to jobs in health and social care.
You know the importance of taking breaks during the day to get more done, but if you save your breaks until the afternoon, you might not be benefiting from your breaks as much as you could.