Can You Benefit From Having Empowered Employees?

By definition, employee empowerment means to give or delegate power or authority to an individual or individuals.  The benefits of having an empowered workforce works for both the employer and the employee. More often than not, an organisation that has embraced and actively promoting empowered employees will have a...

Employee Training – How Appropriate and Up-To-Date Training Can Drive Employee Engagement

In one of our previous blogs, we talked about the top five trends and themes to open questions in employee engagement surveys. Here, we’d like to look at one of those popular themes – training and how ensuring your staff get the training they need to carry out their...

A Corker Of A Response Rate

Working in partnership with a current client, a global research company, we have just closed their employee survey with an astounding 99% response rate! When you compare this to our current average response rate of 84%, we and the client are delighted that so many employees were comfortable and...

Do All Your Staff Think The Same?

Many of us at some time or another have come across a survey questionnaire, whether it be for market research purposes, but more likely at work; as employee surveys are becoming more popular. Apart from the use of closed questions, those that limit the responses given but allow for...

A Slide? In The Office?

Absolutely! Why not? Google have done just that. It’s true that our environment and surroundings very much impact on our thinking, well-being and behaviour. So when it comes to getting the very best ideas from your staff, encouraging everyone to get along and to better influence engagement of employees,...

It’s Not Rocket Science!

For the most part, the workforce are an organisations most valuable asset, and having engaged happy employees can only be a good thing. There are many ways to increase and enhance employee engagement in the workplace, but perhaps the most obvious, because ‘it’s not rocket science’, is employee recognition....

Announcement: New client wins

We are delighted to announce a number of new clients.  We are very proud that the following companies have chosen us to partner with them in the delivery of their forthcoming projects. Scania GB Scania is a major supplier to British industry of trucks, buses, coaches and engines for...

Attractive, relevant, or sticky, what excites you about your employee survey?

Believe it or not, employee surveys can generate excitement in organisations! And so they should – it is after all an opportunity to improve your work life and have your say. I was inspired to write this post after receiving some feedback by an employee taking part in a...

Challenging your employee survey to meet business demands

The emphasis on how HR uses information has become much more strategic and in this economic climate the use of information may form the distinction between the organisational winners and losers. Does your employee survey stack up? Data should provide insight not just information Nick Kemsley in Personnel Today...

Why employee survey response rates are so important

Today we are closing an employee survey on behalf of one of our longest standing clients. I thought I would share with you that, working alongside our client, we have achieved a response rate in excess of 80% (for the sixth year running).  As you can imagine our client...