In the summertime, everyone seems to be in a more positive mood – winter coats are a thing of the past (fingers crossed!) and it’s approaching the holiday season. While it might be distracting for some employees who gaze out of the sunny window, it’s a great opportunity to bring some summer sizzle into the […]
For recognition to really make a difference and to really become part of the culture, it can’t just be restricted to performance reviews. Even a big annual celebration won’t cut it. No, to be truly effective, it has to happen every single day.
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?