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Workplace Ethics: How Important Are They?

By |December 5th, 2019|News|

Ethics in the Workplace One of the most important traits of an employee is his/her ethics. Ethics are the moral principles that dictate how a person behaves and reacts in dubious situations or ethical dilemmas. As we can imagine, promoting and investing in an ethical workplace has many advantages. Ethics reinforce cooperation and respect [...]

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Reorganising Working Hours: Is It the Solution?

By |December 4th, 2019|News|

Reorganising working hours Many believe that success at work is synonymous with long working hours. But, as we may know, long working hours bring more disadvantages than advantages. For instance, according to the World Economic Forum, the UK has the longest working week. However, research from the same organisation shows that they are not [...]

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

By |December 3rd, 2019|News|

International Day of Persons with Disabilities International Day of Persons with Disabilities takes place on December 3rd and aims to raise awareness about the issues disabled people face every day. This year’s theme is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’. This day was [...]

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Corporate Social Responsibility: The Life Sciences Industry

By |November 28th, 2019|News|

Corporate Social Responsibility Nowadays, the dynamics between companies and consumers have changed. When people buy, they are not only interested in the product. They are concerned about how the product was created, where, the company’s values and positions on social and environmental issues, etc. Thus, organisations have become more aware of their corporate social responsibility, also known [...]

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Empathetic Leaders: Why Are They so Important?

By |November 27th, 2019|News|

Empathy in Leadership In recent times, we have heard about the importance of empathy in leadership positions. First of all, let’s decipher what empathy is: the ability to put ourselves in each other’s shoes and understand the way one thinks and feels, even if we do not agree with that person. It goes hand in hand [...]

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End Violence Against Women: November 25th 2019

By |November 25th, 2019|News|

International Day for The Elimination of Violence Against Women - 25th November Violence against women is still a problem today. It comprises a diverse number of different situations, such as harassment, sexual violence, human trafficking, genital mutilation, and child marriage, among others. The UN General Embassy has defined violence against women as “any act of [...]

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Multi-generational Workforce: How to Manage One?

By |November 21st, 2019|News|

Generational Differences in the Workplace Today, the multi-generational workforce is a reality in the workplace. It increases behavioural differences between workers, given the diverse historical backgrounds, experiences and work values. Here are the five generations working alongside each other: ♦ Traditionalists: born between 1928 and 1945. Most of them are retired. ♦ Baby boomers: [...]

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Work-Life Balance: Is It an Utopia?

By |November 20th, 2019|News|

Work-Life Balance at the Workplace One of the most important things companies can do for their employees is to treat them as the humans they are meaning someone with a life outside of the office, a family to take care of and time needed for themselves. Reduced productivity and poor work performance can [...]

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Workforce Confidence: How to Tackle It?

By |November 19th, 2019|News|

Employee’s Confidence at the Workplace Not all workers have the innate ability to be confident. Our confidence depends on many exterior factors related to how others perceive and treat us but also factors, related to the way we perceive ourselves and how we deal with work. Numerous studies and research have shown that workers [...]

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World Diabetes Day: 14th of November

By |November 14th, 2019|News|

World Diabetes Day World Diabetes Day takes place on November 14th. It is a way to raise awareness about this chronic disease. Diabetes occurs when the body is not producing insulin or does not use it properly. In 2019, World Diabetes Day has the “Family and Diabetes” theme. The purpose is to encourage families to [...]

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