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...

What Drives Employee Engagement?

There are many benefits of having an engaged workforce. Engaged employees are an asset to any organisation and give you the edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace. They’re more productive, absenteeism through sickness is reduced and they go that extra mile. In an ever-changing world it’s vital to gauge...

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,...

Can I have a P please Bob?

I’m sure we all remember the quiz where that legendary question would pop up.  The teenage contestants able to choose a letter to help them track across a board.  It always seemed that whenever P appeared on the board the contestants would vie to be able to ask for...

What’s Most Important? The Start, The Middle Or The End?

When it comes to the experience your employees have with your company, what they think about you and how they represent you to others – it’s throughout; in fact it starts before they join you, and doesn’t end when they decide to leave… When we talk to our clients...

Does Length Of Service Influence Employee Engagement Levels

Reigning for 63 years and 7 months, Queen Elizabeth II has surpassed the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. This is indeed an extraordinary feat. Her Majesty has reigned over the UK and its commonwealth realms with a sure and steady hand that has not only earned her...

You’ve Quit? But Why?

Employee retention, especially of your finest, most desirable employees, is a key challenge for most organisations today. By conducting an exit survey just before an employee departs from their employer will help organisations learn and understand the reasons why someone has decided to leave. Employee exit surveys play an...

Bend It, Bend It, Just A Little Bit

Looking after employee wellbeing has meant, for many organisations, introducing flexibility and represents an important trend in today’s workplace. Organisations are challenging their employees to do more with less and employees are being pulled in many directions at once. More and more organisations are operating 24 hours per day,...

Right People In The Right Jobs

The skills of an organisations workforce change over time, and so does its business. Getting the right people into the right jobs is absolute key and critical to an organisations growth and overall success and getting it wrong can be costly. Having the right people in the right jobs...

Tackling The Job Exodus Time Bomb

According to Investors In People, approximately 47% of the UK’s workforce will be on the lookout for a new job in 2014. Attracting the right employees and hanging onto them is a problematic and ongoing issue faced by many organisations. There’s no more valuable resource for any organisation than...