How to forget work when you're on holiday

Encouraging folks to switch the work phone off when they’re away means they’ll come back more rested, happy, energetic, and ready to work.…

Michael Metcalf

Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) - how does it work?

In some businesses, when employees work overtime, their employers don’t give them overtime pay, instead opting to give them annual leave to be used at a later date.…

Michael Metcalf

You don’t need to take your phone on holiday with you

You survived for years without a smartphone before they were invented, didn’t you? What's another week or two? Using up those precious annual leave days to go on holiday is one of the rare times you get to escape real life.…

Michael Metcalf

Why we should use our alter ego to beat challenges at work

What if the person we play at work is our Clark Kent? Are we leaving Superman at home when we could be performing to our heroic capabilities much better?…

Michael Metcalf

How to manage an extrovert-friendly business

Businesses that cater for the social animals as well as the reserved thinkers will end up with much better team cohesion, productivity and creativity. Why not say hello to your introverted colleagues today and see what happens?…

Michael Metcalf

How to run an introvert-friendly business

Understanding how businesses can cater for more introverted souls can not only improve their wellbeing, but increase team cohesion, communication effectiveness, and productivity.…

Michael Metcalf

Everything you need to know about stress leave

Here's what companies and workers need to know about their rights around stress leave.…

Michael Metcalf

Format: a company that wants you to take enough time off

How Timetastic keeps things simple for a close-knit team who know the value of downtime.…

Sam Terrace