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National Pollution Control Day 2021

Like most people with 60 years left on Earth (touch wood), I care about the future of the planet, and what we can do to lower our carbon footprint to make it more of a hospitable place to live. 

National Pollution Control Day is celebrated in India as an act of remembrance. December 2nd 2021, is observed as the 37th anniversary of the ‘Bhopal gas disaster’ where tragically a Methyl Isocyanate gas leak killed thousands, and a further half a million who were exposed to the toxic gas suffered injuries.

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Team-building Activities You Can Do Online

The phrase team-building gets a mixed response. For some, it represents fond memories of messing around with coworkers, feeling like you're featuring in a sitcom for a day. For others, it might be a day of awkward small talk and patronising professionals who got paid an undisclosed amount telling you to do trust falls and puzzles. Social capital is a concept that gives real value to our relationships and how we interact with each other. Teams that get on well and respect each other are more valuable than teams that only interact through emails and therefore have greater social capital.  Here are some easy-to-do team-building activities that are perfect for working from home. 

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5 Underrated Perks of Remote Working

Almost half of the population worked from home at some point in 2020, and many experienced the benefits of remote working for the first time. With the average UK commute time increasing every year, the ten-second commute from the bedroom to the home office is more alluring than ever. However this is not the only upside to working remotely, we are here to show you 5 underrated perks of remote working that you didn't know you’re missing.

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How to Take Effective Breaks Whilst Working from Home

The average office worker has their lunch break routine to a tee. Many choose to  head to the nearest café for hot food after they failed to scrape together something edible before work. Over the years these trips out can rack up to shocking amounts, but it almost seems worth it just to be able to get away from the desk. Lunch breaks aren’t our only timeouts; water cooler chats and coffee runs also help workers unwind, if not just for a moment. However, these routines get broken when people transition to working from home and end up taking ineffective breaks that hamper their productivity.

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National Pollution Control Day 2021

Like most people with 60 years left on Earth (touch wood), I care about the future of the planet, and what we can do to lower our carbon footprint to make it more of a hospitable place to live. 

National Pollution Control Day is celebrated in India as an act of remembrance. December 2nd 2021, is observed as the 37th anniversary of the ‘Bhopal gas disaster’ where tragically a Methyl Isocyanate gas leak killed thousands, and a further half a million who were exposed to the toxic gas suffered injuries.

Read More

Team-building Activities You Can Do Online

The phrase team-building gets a mixed response. For some, it represents fond memories of messing around with coworkers, feeling like you're featuring in a sitcom for a day. For others, it might be a day of awkward small talk and patronising professionals who got paid an undisclosed amount telling you to do trust falls and puzzles. Social capital is a concept that gives real value to our relationships and how we interact with each other. Teams that get on well and respect each other are more valuable than teams that only interact through emails and therefore have greater social capital.  Here are some easy-to-do team-building activities that are perfect for working from home. 

Read More

5 Underrated Perks of Remote Working

Almost half of the population worked from home at some point in 2020, and many experienced the benefits of remote working for the first time. With the average UK commute time increasing every year, the ten-second commute from the bedroom to the home office is more alluring than ever. However this is not the only upside to working remotely, we are here to show you 5 underrated perks of remote working that you didn't know you’re missing.

Read More

How to Take Effective Breaks Whilst Working from Home

The average office worker has their lunch break routine to a tee. Many choose to  head to the nearest café for hot food after they failed to scrape together something edible before work. Over the years these trips out can rack up to shocking amounts, but it almost seems worth it just to be able to get away from the desk. Lunch breaks aren’t our only timeouts; water cooler chats and coffee runs also help workers unwind, if not just for a moment. However, these routines get broken when people transition to working from home and end up taking ineffective breaks that hamper their productivity.

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