Employee Engagement

Top tips for a ho-ho-healthier office this winter

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Cold and flu season is upon us, and for many organisations that can be real problem. The run up to Christmas is often the busiest time of the year. Deadlines need to be hit, the business resourced, and holidays accommodated. Obviously, employee wellness isn’t just for Christmas. According to a Kronos report, “the overall cost […]

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Reinvigorating productivity – the new HR imperative?

reinvigorating productivity

I’ve recently been involved in helping to organise an event which is being put on at extremely short notice. It will probably be alright on the night, but it’s been a stressful and not particularly enjoyable experience. All other work has had to be put on the back-burner, and everyone involved knows the final result […]

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What is Britain’s ideal office?

What is Britain's ideal office?

What is your ideal office? An environment where you’re free to create and work with minimal supervision or a micromanaged space with constant instructions? How about casual attire and subsidised gym memberships? The ideal office is different for everyone, but we’ve asked Britain and the people have spoken! According to our research, the perfect office […]

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How to get your team back in the zone

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It’s a funny time of year. People are either on holiday, just back from holiday, or fed up because they haven’t had a holiday. The conversation in the office revolves around just how long the wait was at passport control and just how much rain there was in Cornwall. Everyone’s lost energy and focus, no-one’s […]

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Self-Service: How to prepare for employee roll-out

self-service

There is a huge percentage of adults who are already using self-service functionality in their regular life: online shopping, social media, ordering dinner, booking flights, etc. So, why not bring these same concepts into their work life? Self-service can be valuable for everyone in the organisation. It allows HR to focus on more than just […]

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HR can help improve productivity across the business

Worrying news this week in the shape of a survey from Unit4 which suggests employees in the UK are wasting almost a third of the working year on repetitive, administrative tasks. This kind of unproductive working is costing companies dearly – with the research suggesting the lost time adds up to a cost of £411.4 […]

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