Most employees wish their working space is quieter than it is now. That’s according to a poll by IRIS Clarity, the AI-powered voice isolation app, which surveyed UK and US respondents on their attitudes towards office noise.
In recent times, employee wellbeing has been on the top of the agenda for both employees and employers, and the pandemic has brought it even further into the spotlight. As reported by the World Health Organization (WHO), poor health reduces national GDP by 15 per cent, almost twice the 8 per cent hit to GDP that the pandemic itself has had. Therefore, it’s unsurprising that improving mental health has become a key focus for senior leaders. This is according to Simon Peters, Managing Director at CallCabinet UK.
New research by global review platform Trustpilot reveals that despite almost seven in 10 marketers agreeing that adopting an ethical stance leads to increased sales and revenue, internal culture - such as lack of buy-in and understanding among staff - remains the top reason (59%) holding businesses back from supporting social, political, or environmental issues.
Over a third (36%) of organisations fear the risk of a security breach or incident due to an incompatible application on the latest version of Windows, according to new research of UK and US CIOs commissioned by Cloudhouse, experts in application compatibility packaging and configuration management solutions.