TSI Sponsors Local Table Tennis League

The Clacton Closed Table Tennis Championships attracts over 70 players a year with competitors aged between 10 and 80. The event, which has been billed as ‘one of the biggest sporting events in Clacton’, has secured a top sponsor to ensure the championships can go ahead in 2020. We,...

Meet the Team – Gary Cattermole

What’s Your Biggest Inspiration?Over the years lots of different people. I can remember a few teachers at school that really inspired me – very different approaches to teaching and dealing with us unruly kids – but they always made the subject interesting and relevant. These teachers also seemed to...

Benefits of Conducting an Employee Engagement Survey

We’ve been conducting employee research for over 20 years and in our experience, the main benefits of employee research include: Demonstrating to employees that you are taking a genuine interest in them, their views and ideas; Identifying strengths and weaknesses in management performance and organisational policies, procedures and technology...

Buzz Buzz Buzzwords

After listening to Steven Poole, author of ‘Who Touched Base in my Think Shower’, on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 yesterday morning, it reminded me of when Microsoft laid off thousands of employees via email (NOT the ‘done thing’) in a multiple paragraphed jargon-filled message....

Are You A Petty Condiment Pilferer?

With both my kids off to University in the next week or so, I’ve been racking my brains for ideas to impart to help them get through what is going to be ‘lean times’. Of course, there’s the list of easy cheap recipes, how to make washing powder, washing...

Culture and Engagement – knowing when to survey what

When approached to survey and sometimes organisations know what specific questions they want to ask, sometimes it’s a specific topic, or to consider the impact of change; sometimes it’s clear that the surveys focus will be on the employee and other times its more organisation centric – there is...

Get Drastic With Plastic

Very much in the news these days is the devasting effect that plastic has on our precious wildlife if left to blow and float around our landscapes. Most of us have seen video footage of animals and birds caught up in something made of plastic – seals trapped in...

Has Professional Ghosting Become The Norm?

What is professional ghosting? Professional ghosting is where a business contact, work department, management or even a work colleague, suddenly become unresponsive without any explanation. You, the ‘ghostee’, are left with a barrage of unanswered questions possibly feeling confused and a little rejected. Why does it happen? Well, there...

It’s Got Legs

We have often talked about how inspiring working environments have a positive effect on employee engagement. Well here’s a whacky idea for you! Danish architect studio N55 has developed a dwelling that literally walks about. Seems a bit Star Trek, but it’s true. Built on six insect like, independently...

Meet The Team – Alison McInney

What’s your biggest inspiration? The world around me. I love nature. It’s good medicine. Not only do the living things around me surprise me with their diverse evolution and endurance and ability to cope with all kinds of adversities, but it has a remarkable effect on my mood and...