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This is old news, actually! From earlier this year. But I just realised I had not mentioned this interview on the website, so here it is – click on the image to read the full interview:
Tune into BBC Radio Scotland – MacAulay and Co – at 11.10 tomorrow, and I will be live on air talking about music in offices!
New research by PPL and PRS for Music states that: 65% say music makes employees in the retail sector more productive 75% believe that background music could help to relax and minimize awkward silences in workplaces This is an interesting … Continue reading
I recently read a piece of research, which argues that multi-tasking is ruining our brains. The idea is that our brains are changing because we have to multi-task to a greater extent today, with all new technology etc. This is according to … Continue reading
According to new research based on the figures from the Department for Work and Pensions in the UK, less than a fifth of employers provide support for stressed employees at work. Short-term stress-related absences topped 42,000 in the three months … Continue reading
As I have written earlier, work-related stress is related to ill-health. Stress in the workplace can also reduce productivity, in particular when stress manifests itself as a reduction in psychological well-being. This also has a very real and clear financial … Continue reading
Why do people listen to music in the office? Here are the top 10 reasons, according to academic research: Relaxation: “calms me down”, “eases stress”, “soothing” Concentration: “improves my ability to focus on what I am working on” Affect management: … Continue reading