Nudging behaviour

I’ve been thinking about nudge theory.  It’s probably the thing that explains why I did economics for GCSE and politics for A Level before going on to do a psychology degree – although I didn’t know it at the time, it combines all three. Nudge theory is a concept...

Virtual Focus Groups

Over the past few months many of us will have ventured into the digital world of Zoom, Skype and Teams calls.  For some of us it’s been a new experience, with a steep learning curve. We don’t have the usual non-verbal cues to rely on to help us navigate...

Working from home…

It’s inescapable that working from home has increased enormously over the course of the lockdown. It used to be an unusual working arrangement, or even a perk to be enjoyed by diligent and trustworthy employees, but in just three months it has become the norm, with around 60% of...

Software roadmap

Whilst the title might not be the most attention grabbing, we’re rather pleased about how our software is coming along! We continually look to develop our software to make it better, whether it’s making existing things work better or bringing online new features and functionality. This month will see...

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...

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....