Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns Grow

We’re branching out and are getting very excited about the recent growth of our company, resulting in new members joining the team and an influx of new clients to work in partnership with. It occurred to me on my way into work this morning, looking around at the baron...

Welcome Aboard!

We at The Survey Initiative are very excited to have three new team members on board. Today we’d like to introduce you to our first ‘newbie’, Alison McKinney.  Alison accepted our offer of employment as Project and Quality Assurance Manager in December 2013 and her role will be key...

Another One Bites The Dust

Research worldwide has shown that staff turnover in the hospitality sector (hotels, restaurants, bars, catering etc.) is one of the largest in the UK and there are many reasons for this. Predominantly though, its’ mainly due to its transient, seasonal, casual and part-time workforce. With changes in immigration patterns...

Simply excellent customer service…and its links with employee engagement

A few weekends ago my wife and I went to the Albert Hall to watch the Cirque de Soleil – a great evening and show it has to be said. Knowing that the show finished quite late I made the decision to book an overnight stay in London so...

Impact, Innovate and Grow – how are we doing?

As each New Year begins; one feels the need to review the year just gone and then look to changes for the future. It’s the same in business. Over the last few January’s we have reviewed our progress against our three word theme. Which we originally posted here in...

A Slide? In The Office?

Absolutely! Why not? Google have done just that. It’s true that our environment and surroundings very much impact on our thinking, well-being and behaviour. So when it comes to getting the very best ideas from your staff, encouraging everyone to get along and to better influence engagement of employees,...

It’s Not Rocket Science!

For the most part, the workforce are an organisations most valuable asset, and having engaged happy employees can only be a good thing. There are many ways to increase and enhance employee engagement in the workplace, but perhaps the most obvious, because ‘it’s not rocket science’, is employee recognition....

Me And My Shadow

It often crops up in employee surveys that staff would like to get to know each other better and learn about other members roles within their organisation.  It will most certainly help with employee engagement if everyone has a better understanding of what other people actually do and how...

Empowered engaged employees your biggest advocate

I have recently been the recipient of some fantastic customer service.  One of our recent blogs talked about taking the time to say thank you to those within your organisation, taking this one step further I would just like to pass on my daughters delight and thanks to Brainstorm...

Here’s Some Ideas For 2014 To Engage Your Workforce With Recognition and Thanks

Many of us spend time formulating our own resolutions this time of year, but how about looking at ways to revolutionise your organisation by putting into place actions relating to recognising and thanking your employees for the effort and dedication they put into their work, thus increasing employee engagement....