Work and Business

The European Union is moving towards imposing a cap on bankers' bonuses, reports BBC News.
Principles used in business coaching could help youngsters gearing up for life after school.
People find it more difficult to concentrate when living in a busy city.
People could be less motivated to carry out their duties quickly and efficiently when working from home.
Managers who pass on stress to their employees are negatively impacting the workplace as a result.
A new national standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace has been released by the Canadian Standards Association, the Bureau de normalisation du Quebec and the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
In order to succeed, businesses require different types of personalities in their workforce, new research has suggested.
The decision-making of managers could be hampered when choice is forced, new research has suggested.
A lack of understanding, stigma, fear and discrimination towards people with schizophrenia are needlessly preventing tens of thousands of people from finding or keeping jobs.
Two psychologists were intereviewed on this morning's editon of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme.
Bosses who bully their employees may negatively impact the work environment through their actions, new research has shown.
Being in a position of power could result in people becoming happier.
Morale in the workplace can be improved by allowing employees to take part in work-sponsored internal social networking sites.
Bosses are able to create the best-performing teams by picking their favourite employees.
New research published in Psychology of Women Quarterly has shown that women are able to successfully negotiate a bigger wage packet - although the approach they take ha
Hazel Stevenson went to the House of Commons last week to hear the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee take evidence on women in the workplace
Low-earning women may be at greater risk of suffering from high blood pressure, new research has suggested.
You've probably heard about the negative research showing how people take their work stress home, upsetting their partner's mood. Well, the good news is there's a positive equivalent.
Research published today suggests that managers recognise the need to feign their emotions at work, especially when interacting with staff.
Most of us think of being bored at work as a negative experience, but a new study suggests it can have positive results including an increase in creativity because it gives us time to daydream.
Prestige and dominance may indicate future leaders, new research has suggested.
People are more likely to tell lies while at work than during their leisure time.
Entrepreneurs may be more stressed than other workers, but they also harbour more optimism.
The rise and rise of the British pound shop may have contributed to a change in consumer behaviour.
Bosses are often more interested in taking on staff they are likely to befriend than those with the skills to do the best job, new research has found.
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