Employee engagement

‘Sharing the love’ at work – why it’s important

It feels great to get a “thank you” or “well done” from a colleague, and it’s equally as uplifting and rewarding to show appreciation too. Making recognition a key part of your business’ culture and your employees’ daily routines is therefore crucial. It’ll transform the...

Make flexible working work for your business

Flexible working is no longer a ‘nice to have’ benefit, it’s an expectation for many employees. But while it might appear easy to deliver, it’s important to make sure your flexible working policy adequately meets the needs of your employees, operational structure and business culture....

Beat the ‘blues’ in your workplace this January, and beyond…

The start of a new year marks the start of people trying to undo the ‘damage’ caused by the over-indulgence and excessive expense of Christmas. Many of your employees will be in the midst of making healthy lifestyle changes in the form of new fitness...

Employee engagement lessons for 2020

You can’t follow the same recipe year on year if you want to successfully engage your employees. Businesses develop and employees’ interests and expectations change. You therefore need to continually adapt your employee engagement strategy to keep up with the latest trends, concepts and techniques...

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.  ...