Saying NO!

It’s fair to say that many organisations are expecting their people to do more work, in less time and in some instances, for less pay. Whilst a certain amount of workplace stress can be a positive thing, too much stress and anxiety can have an adverse effect on peoples...

Employee Research Supports Sky High Ambitions For CloudFM

Our latest blog is a Q&A with Michelle Morgan, Group Human Resources Manager, at facilities management company Cloudfm, on their recent employee research programme with The Survey Initiative… Why did you decide to embark on a staff survey? As a fast growing national company, it’s vital that we understand...

Cultivating Employee Engagement

Encouraging employees to get their hands dirty during their lunch breaks or after work is not such a bad idea. Community gardens in large towns and cities have long since flourished so it’s not surprising that workplace gardens and natural spaces have been fast trending. For many people, when...

If Music Be Food . . . .

There has been a lot of research carried out about how music in the workplace can benefit workers and even more so, their employers. I know I love to have the radio on whilst working, but does it improve how and what I do? Music in the workplace has...

Getting Away From It All

Now that Christmas is well behind us, it’s that time of year where people look forward to their next holiday or time off. For centuries, employees have been entitled to a set number of days away from work, however, on top of holiday entitlement, the introduction of flexible working...