Pulse surveys and survey fatigue

Can too many surveys be a bad thing? In the past few years, many organisations have been making significant changes to the way they survey their staff, especially by introducing pulse surveys.  These are very short surveys, usually of ten questions or fewer, that are designed to give a...

Managing anxiety during the return to work

On Monday 19th July the UK government officially scrapped the ‘work from home if you can’ guidance as part of the wider lifting of coronavirus restrictions in England. As legal limits on social contact recede, old work colleagues have been re-united and news ones introduced after 16 months of...

Future-proofing workspaces during the hybrid revolution

The onset of lockdown in March 2020 undoubtedly marked a crucial turning point in the way thousands of businesses and their employees operate on a day-to-day basis. Home working and Teams meetings have become the new norm for many, and with that has come conversations and deliberation about the...

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...

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?

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...