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    Active working: poor advice threatens progress

    We are sitting more than ever before – and our sedentary lives are having a big impact on both our mental health and long-term health.

    By Gavin Bradley, Active Working on 13 December 2021

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    The freedom to flex

    As workplaces re-open, many Indian businesses are adopting a hybrid model of office and home working, and surveys suggest employees feel this will improve their work-life balance and wellbeing.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 05 November 2021

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    Employers should encourage less sitting at work to beat health risks

    Workers need to be encouraged to work more dynamically and move more, a report into the health risks of prolonged sitting has concluded.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 13 August 2021

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    Get up off that thing

    The move to home working may increase the prevalence of ill health and obesity if workers spend more time sitting, so it’s essential employers encourage staff to exercise more.

    By Dr RS Bridger on 02 August 2021

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    Only 5 per cent of UK firms expect staff in the office full time, says CBI

    93 per cent of firms plan to adopt hybrid working models, according to a Confederation of British Industry (CBI) report.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 26 July 2021

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    Reimagining the office of the future

    Since lockdown in March 2020, many organisations have quickly pivoted to remote work as the norm regardless of their previous capabilities and setups.

    By Mike Robinson on 10 May 2021

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    A safe return

    A thorough cleaning regime is vital to reduce the spread of Covid-19 as businesses begin to reopen.

    By Shaun Doak, REACT Specialist Cleaning on 02 May 2021

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    UK's DWP must pay HSE fee for coronavirus failures at Leeds office

    The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has been found in breach of health and safety law, after an inspector found poor social distancing and absence of other measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at its Leeds offices.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 September 2020

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    A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

    Book review by Gavin Bradley, founder of Active Working CIC

    By Gavin Bradley reviewing book by Dr Robert Bridger on 10 August 2020

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    The freedom of a freelancer?

    By Iris Cepero, editor on 01 July 2015