UK Summer: 5 things employees could request from their leaders in the heat
If you’re living in or visiting the UK at the moment, you’ll be familiar with the following conversation starters (which occur approximately every 1.2 seconds): It’s hot, isn’t it? Today is even hotter than yesterday Is my hair on fire? I’ve heard it’s hotter here than Greece / The Seychelles / Mars At least it’s […]
Four Ways to Celebrate International Day of Friendship at Work
Monday 30th July is International Day of Friendship. The day was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly, on the basis that ‘friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.’ Many of us spend the majority of our days at work, and a huge proportion of […]
How do you define Employee Engagement in your organisation?
In our Spotlight on the Employee Engagement Profession report, we surveyed 76 UK-based companies spanning a range of sectors and industries. We found that 42% of organisations had an existing employee engagement strategy in place, while 45% didn’t have a strategy at all. 13% were unsure as to whether they had one or not. 20% […]
Seven ways to beat the post-holiday blues – before you even go anywhere!
Even if you LOVE your job, it’s common to feel a little deflated when you return to work after a summer holiday. Going back to the office after a couple of weeks in the sun can be a stressful experience – often, it can seem like you haven’t been away at all. To combat this, […]
Listen up, Leaders! Five Benefits of Encouraging Employees to Watch the World Cup
Type ‘watching the world cup at work’ into a search engine, and the same results are likely to keep appearing over the coming weeks. These are the days YOU need to book off for the 2018 World Cup. How to watch the World Cup at work – without getting caught. Can I get sacked for […]