Cleaning up abandoned mines means we all pay the price

The fate of abandoned mines are a familiar problem for those living in communal spaces, with common rooms and shared kitchens: "Who is going to clean up this mess?" and "Who is going to pay for the damages?"

Climate change linked to declines in labour productivity

Increases in humidity caused as a result of climate change are reducing labour productivity and it's only likely to get worse over time, argue researchers from America's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Mediocre managers as damaging as the David Brents of the workplace

Not taking responsibility, passing on stress, panicking about deadlines and telling staff what to do rather than consulting them, are some of the worst attributes of bad managers identified in new research by the Chartered ...

The stress of work becomes social issue

The sharp rise in work stress in Britain is becoming a major social problem in the current economic crisis, a new British Academy report has found.

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