July 10, 2012
Lessons in how to run a business can be taken from anywhere. Everything from war strategists to a pride of lions have been used for inspiration, so it was perhaps only a matter of time before heavy metal rockers got in on the act. Corporate managers were being encouraged to unleash their inner air guitar and learn leadership skills from heavy metal musicians at a seminar in Dartford last month (very rock ’n’ roll). (more…)
June 6, 2012
The arrival of sunshine in the UK led to sweat-filled trains, a boost in icecream sales and an increase in skiving.
College students ditched a day of study for the beach and there was an uptake in those calling in sick. Their view is “you’ve got to make the most of it while you can”.
But it’s not just the weather that prompts those in the UK to bunk off. A survey by Kronos found employees feel less guilty about skipping work to watch sport than any other nation surveyed. Football is the sport most likely to cause people to be absent from work in the UK, which could mean that Euro 2012 will have an impact on absence too. (more…)