Your Business: Switching off for a brighter workplace

Your Business: Switching off for a brighter workplace

More and more companies are beginning to realise that an ‘always on’ culture can have a negative effect on workers’ productivity, writes Emma Kennedy

It’s 9pm on a Thursday evening. You are watching TV after a long day at the office. Then your phone beeps, an alert that an email has landed. It’s from a client in New York (where it is late afternoon), hoping for a response on something by the end of the day. You put down your mug of tea, turn away from the TV and crank up your laptop with a sigh.

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