Employee engagement

How to keep your employees motivated during the festive period

With it being the most wonderful (and possibly stressful) time of the year, it’s no surprise that motivation levels tend to dwindle. So, what can you do to reignite your employees’ drive and keep momentum going until the end of the year?...

University strikes: an engagement crisis?

The industrial action taking place at universities across the country demonstrates just how important employee engagement is in any business from any sector....

How to discourage your employees from ‘pulling a sickie’

Today, the BBC has revealed that two in five adults would fake a sick day if they needed a day off. The survey, commissioned by the BBC and conducted by ComRes, canvassed 3,655 UK adults earlier this year to get a snapshot of morality and...

How to avoid the horrors of a poor employee experience

From the very first interaction with your business at the recruitment stage, right through to the exit process, all of your employees embark on an experience with you as an employer, and this experience can make or break your employees’ engagement.  ...

Engaging millennial employees: should we treat them differently?

What motivates millennials? How do we keep them engaged? Millennials make up the fastest growing segment in the workforce, so we investigate whether it's right for businesses to tailor their employee engagement strategies to their specific wants and needs....

Why debt shouldn’t be a taboo subject in the workplace

Building conversations about debt into everyday life is important to break the taboo and help individuals build financial confidence to get necessary advice and support early on. As a business, there are a number of reasons why debt should be on your agenda. That’s why...

Simple ways to make your employees happier at work

Happy employees are more motivated when they come into work, more committed to their jobs, more loyal and, overall, more engaged. With a happy workforce you can generally expect lower staff turnover and higher productivity too. So, what can you do to give your employees...

A quick guide to employee engagement scheme reporting

Whether it’s a benefits programme or a reward and recognition scheme, for any business that launches an employee engagement platform, consistent scheme reporting is essential. Why? Because data extracted from your platform can generate a transparent and reliable snapshot of your scheme’s performance....

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How to help your employees reduce the cost of fuel

Despite the rise of flexible working, it’s likely that the majority of your workforce will commute to work most days, and many of them by car. Not only does this have a significant negative impact on the environment due to CO₂ emissions, but it can...