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 […]
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% […]
Guest Blog Series: Q & A with Peter Haigh, MD of Bristol Energy
Peter Haigh is the MD of Bristol Energy, an energy company set up by Bristol City Council with an ethos built on values of fairness and equality. Bristol Energy has a ‘Social Good Mission’ which sets it apart from other energy companies by making sure any profit it accumulates is poured straight back into the […]
5 Improvements For Internal Comms
5 Improvements For Internal Comms As well as your employee engagement survey and culture health-check, People Lab also like to help our clients with internal communications as part of employee engagement strategy! We came across an interesting little article from Jive Software about the 5 top things missing in internal communications, and thought we could […]
SMiLE and be happy!
SMiLE and be happy! It’s been a busy week or so at People Lab, we’ve been very social getting out and about as we visited the SMiLE London 2015 and hosted a table talk about Social Media and HR (more on that to come!). Hosted by Simply Communicate, the conference was all about social media […]
Communicating your engagement plans: How to nail your next email
So, you’ve finally got the go ahead for employee engagement. You’ve been given the chance to create and drive real change in your company; your plans have been brainstormed, written and finalised, you’ve got buy in from your boss, and you’re feeling really positive about the changes you hope to see in the coming year. […]