Tag Archives: On Our Desks

Hidden Hunger closer to home?

A recent Europe-wide study extracted the percentage of healthy people below the EAR (Estimated Average Requirement) from various national surveys. The EAR is the daily intake value estimated to meet the requirement in half of apparently healthy individuals in a … Read the full article

The dangers of presenteeism

It can be an employee’s biggest dilemma – should you go into the office when ill? A recent article in The Telegraph (25th August 2017) highlights the growing problem of presenteeism – a word coined as the opposite of absenteeism to … Read the full article

Is British English disappearing?

A recent article in The Economist (20th July 2017) looks at the increasing globalisation of the English language, asking whether British English in disappearing under an American influence. Speaking with language expert Matthew Engel, the article details the ways in … Read the full article