Hang On To Your Talent

With the New Year almost in sight, there’s a good chance that some of your people are considering employment elsewhere. The development, growth and long-term success of your organisation relies heavily on your best people. When your organisation is able to retain valuable talent for long periods of time,...

The Time Is Fast Approaching

I’m in a panic, Christmas is Friday, and I’m not ready for it. In fact, I’m so unorganised, I might just cancel Christmas in my house! Of course I won’t, but if I’d planned things a bit better I wouldn’t be in such a ‘flap’ right now. It’s very...

Why Does Santa Have Three Gardens?

So he can ‘Ho Ho Ho’! Yep, the dreaded cracker jokes are rife this time of year, we moan and roll our eyes, but really, these attempts at making us laugh are not unexpected, yet still make us smile. Humour and laughter is an integral part of our being....

Oh To Be Recognised

One of our valued clients, Big Yellow Self Storage, have made it into the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies for 2016, and we couldn’t be more delighted for them. This news, coupled with the successful launch of the UK’s first astronaut to head for the International Space Station, Tim...

So Follow Me Follow

We can’t all be leaders. Not because some of us don’t have the capability, but simply because there are only a handful of bosses in any one organisation. The majority of employees therefore, will not end up as leaders. They will be followers, and for the most part, even...

You’ve Got A Friend In Me

One of the most frequently asked free text question in the employee surveys we carry out is ‘What is the BEST thing about working for XYZ’? And the most popular theme that comes out of asking this question is ‘The people I work with’. So just how important are...

Pre Christmas Employee Engagement Boost

As the end of another year approaches, employee contribution and overall engagement levels can begin to falter as the organisation gradually winds down for the festive period. However, the end of one year and the beginning of another can be a great time to boost employee engagement activity. The...