Work and Business

People whose working hours are not guaranteed each week may be happier than their counterparts on normal contracts, a new
New research has revealed the extent to which new mothers feel ostracised upon their return to the workplace.
The government has announced that it is to bring in a new law that caps the amount payday loan companies can charge their customers.
Although the worst of the economic downturn appears to be over, employees' wellbeing could still be negatively affected by presenteeism, a new study has suggested.
Many people will be looking forward to the end of their working life and the prospect of a lengthy retirement ahead of them. However, a new study has revealed that some retirees may find themselves at a loss for things to do.
Taking dedication to a job to the point of workaholism could be detrimental to performance rather than beneficial, according to a st
The Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology has announced this year’s annual award winners.
New unemployment figures could provide a light at the end of the tunnel for UK workers who have feared for their jobs during the economic downturn.
Employee satisfaction can be boosted when workers are provided with bonuses to help others, new research has suggested.
A trend showing greater equality in leadership in the UK has been welcomed by the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN).
Organisations know that job candidates are presenting an idealised version of themselves in their CV and at interview. According to reports, many recruiters are therefore taking to social media to find an uncensored version of their applicants.
The key personality traits of successful politicians have been identified through new research.
A high number of executives do not believe that their managers have the leadership skills required of them.
People are able to lead effectively during times of uncertainty because plans can be made on the assumption that the future will be relatively stable.
To coincide with the UK Work-Life Week the Division of Occupational Psychology’s (DOP) Work-Life Balance Working Group is holding an afternoon seminar on Monday 23 September at the BPS London offices that will showcase assessment tools developed by two leading researchers in the field.
Well-being programmes organised by employers should focus on mental health, it has been suggested.
To coincide with the UK Work-Life Week the Division of Occupational Psychology’s (DOP) Work-Life Balance Working Group are holding a seminar on Monday 23 September at the BPS London offices. 
People often do nothing when faced with a situation that requires them to make a proactive decision.
To coincide with the UK Work-Life Week the Division of Occupational Psychology’s (DOP) Work-Life Balance Working Group are holding a seminar on Monday 23 September at the BPS London offices.
People who are loyal to the company they work for tend to earn more money, new research has shown.
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and those at the higher-end of companies sometimes have narcissistic tendencies, it has been noted.
Social harmony at work may be improved when colleagues eat together, new research has suggested.
A person's mental well-being may suffer if they work too much, new research has shown.
Working fewer hours does not guarantee that an employee will be happier, new research has suggested.
Workers could be kept happy by corresponding anonymously with their bosses.
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