Tranquillity and peace aren’t always two words you’d associate with a busy working office – but that’s about to change. 21 June is International Yoga Day, where people around the world celebrate the impact yoga has had on their lives, and the impact it can have on the world.
2017 is nearly at the halfway mark and the summer months are approaching, which means the start of the holiday season – and hopefully better weather! June sees the start of Bike Week, an event set up by charity Cycling UK to promote the environmental, health and social benefits of cycling, and to encourage people […]
There are a few reasons why negative behaviour can appear in the office. It could be a workplace culture that’s a bit too constricting or unrealistic deadlines that are causing stress, for example. It’s really important to address these issues, to change behaviour for the better. How? Well, no business wants to turn their employees […]
Employee wellbeing is a major concern for employers, with more focus on businesses to account for their staff’s mental and physical health.
Spring is here, the days are getting warmer and it’s safe enough to venture outside without a coat some days. In light of the better temperatures, 7 April 2017 marked the annual Walk to Work day, where businesses encouraged their employees to exercise by commuting on foot to work rather than public transport.
People are individuals but, sometimes employers can forget to see them that way. We talk in terms of teams, workforces and staff – collective terms that require a singular approach, rather than focusing on individuals.
Top talent can be hard to come by, while average employees are ten a penny. The average number of applicants per job remains high – research from CV-Library found there are typically 57 applicants for every admin job, with 37 for customer services, 27 for retail and 26 for hospitality – so it can be […]
Do your staff get to wear their own clothes to work? Can they chat through the day, or are they encouraged to stay quiet? Can they take a quick five minute break or two to relax, or are they chained to their desk all day?
We may no longer have a ‘job for life’ but that doesn’t mean that the Long Service Award is dead. Long Service Awards are alive and kicking in most organisations, as they can be an effective way to reward and retain staff. However, many programmes are in need of a refresh to make more of the […]
It’s a new year – which means resolutions, changes, and annual targets starting afresh… It’s also a time for mapping out the year ahead – and when it comes to employee recognition, there are more opportunities to provide staff rewards in the next 12 months than you might think.