Communication, more important than ever

Now, more than ever, effective, clear and open communication with your people is more important than ever.

Returning to work

We are (at least for some organisations) heading to the point where businesses will be telling their employees to return to work at their offices.

How will work change after Covid-19?

The world will get past the current Covid-19 crisis but just how much will our work environment and interactions have changed as a result. Will we revert to the way things were before? Should we or will we even be able to?

Mental Health and wellbeing

In a time when positives seem hard to find, it isn’t surprising that many people’s mental health is suffering. There is no one solution to these complex and personal issues, but there are opportunities to reflect on the new and unexpected ways in which we are living, working and...

Could Covid-19 bring about positive changes for business?

At the moment, people’s health and wellbeing are paramount and, rightly, at the forefront of our minds.  Looking ahead one wonders what positive changes this may bring about for businesses within the UK. If we cast our minds back to the tube strikes of 2014, research from prominent Oxford...

Home Working

In the current global climate and with recent UK government guidelines, more and more organisations are allowing and needing their people to work from home. Of course, depending on the role, many are unable to, but for those that can, there are both positives and negatives. The Positives Generally...

Communicate, listen, communicate, act, communicate, ‘repeat’

It is rare to see an upheaval to our everyday lives on the scale of the current COVID-19 outbreak, and many organisations are now finding themselves in uncharted waters. In times like these, it is more important than ever for organisations to communicate clearly and effectively with their employees....

Never underestimate your HR Director or Chief People Officer

HRs are at the forefront of the Covid-19 crisis If we cast our minds back to the financial crisis of 2007/8 a good CFO could save your company; a poor one, well that might have spelt doom.  During the current crisis the role of your HR Director or Chief...

Engaging with employees in times of crisis

Since the World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a global pandemic earlier this month, work and personal lives have been greatly disrupted by the crisis. Mental, physical and emotional distress has arisen as the virus sends a shock throughout society. Presented with newfound challenges such as working from home while...

Business As Usual

The rapidly changing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we at The Survey Initiative are taking the situation seriously. Our primary concern is the wellbeing of our employees and that of our clients. We have implemented measures to enable us to safely get through this situation whilst serving our clients...