Category: Employment

Beware… Karoshi

In 2016, the internet was awash with stories of ‘death from overwork’ in Japan. Karoshi as it is known is a genuine phenomenon which puts 20% of Japan’s employees at risk. Japan is making efforts to establish a better work-life balance, recognising the risks posed to its workforce from too much work and too little […]

Vive les Freelances!

For many, the summer months represent the main point in the year to get away from the office for a week or two and *try to* forget about the workload that has been left behind and is piling up. But increasingly, the chance to decouple from the work state-of-mind and completely relax into holiday-mode gets […]