Our first nine months of life are spent in the womb during which time gravity, the force that attracts our bodies towards the centre of the earth, is already influencing our growth. This influence becomes more obvious once we are born and the development of our innate ability as humans to stand upright commences.
With 54% of UK businesses now allowing flexible working (1), a growing need has emerged for robust policy on privacy to ensure client data is protected and kept confidential outside of the office.
ID fraud, data leaks and security breaches are becoming increasingly common in our growing digital society. With 1.5 million people working remotely across the UK each year (2) – often from cafes, bars, hotels and hot desking – privacy is becoming harder to monitor than ever before. Whether it is client, customer or business data, mobile workers must ensure sensitive information stays confidential when working on the go.
New research has revealed that almost half (46.8%) of UK office workers don’t know whether their company is taking action to comply with the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The study found widespread confusion that could cost UK businesses millions of pounds in non-compliance fines when the regulation comes into effect on 25th May 2018.
Why standing from sitting and keeping active is vital for your health and wellbeing
Cars, trains, planes, mobile phones, desktop computers, tablet computers, mobile phone applications, online food delivery companies, comfortable ‘ergonomic’ chairs, escalators and lifts, modern offices are just a few examples of technology/designs that reduce the amount of movement the human body makes on a day to day basis. There is no argument that the above list of modern technology improves our productivity but at what cost to our health and wellbeing?