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  • */ There will be no escaping the buzz and excitement of Rio Olympics 2016 this summer and people across the country will want to be right in the middle of the action as the games unfold. What if the...
    5th August 2016
  • Only a few weeks after the EU referendum result was announced, there has been a surge in racially motivated violence and hate crime on the streets and hate messages on social media. Police reports...
    13th July 2016
  • At workSMART, we're following the EU referendum campaign closely, as so many workers’ rights in the UK are underpinned by EU rules. If the UK were to leave the European Union, it could mean risking a...
    25th March 2016
  • UK workers gave their bosses an astonishing £31.5 billion of unpaid overtime last year. To break that down, more than five million people put in an average of 7.7 hours extra work a week in unpaid...
    26th February 2016
  • It’s that time of the year again when many of us resolve to make changes – albeit often temporary ones – that will leave us happier and healthier. But don’t limit your New Year’s Resolutions to a new...
    1st January 2016
  • Hundreds of thousands of people will be working this Christmas Day in the UK. The TUC has estimated that more than 900,000 employees will work on 25 December this year. Care workers (168,000) and...
    22nd December 2015
  •   The workSMART Christmas survival guide Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, find out how much peace and goodwill you can expect at work this festive season with our Christmas working...
    7th December 2015
  • This Christmas Day across the UK, around one million people will be hard at work. Among them, carers, nurses, security guards, bar, kitchen and waiting staff,... and of course thousands of vicars! ...
    3rd December 2015
  • 23 November is National Freelancers Day in the UK, when we doff our caps to those brave souls who plough their own furrow in the world of work. Did you know, a colossal 15% of UK workers are already...
    23rd November 2015
  • As we approach winter, it’s getting pretty cold and dark out there. Cough and cold season is upon us. Around 12.7 million school days were missed due to illness in autumn term 2014. That’s not great...
    5th November 2015

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