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 […]
Employee wellbeing is a major concern for employers, with more focus on businesses to account for their staff’s mental and physical health.
One of the most important things you can do for your employees is show them that they are valued members of the team – and recognising employee milestones is a great way to do this. Birthday celebrations can make staff members feel valued in a way that is independent of performance targets, showing employees that […]
Do you have zombie employees? You won’t be surprised to know I don’t actually mean undead employees who have been created through the reanimation of a human corpse – the type most commonly found in horror and fantasy genre works. Do you have employees who are physically present but mentally absent from their job? Zombie employees have […]
HR professionals and the C-suite are continuing to focus on employee engagement. That means delivering meaningful work, competitive pay and employee benefits, and a strong company culture, so you can keep your employees happy, productive and loyal. If you want to improve your employee engagement then here are 10 ideas to try in your business: […]
Last week saw the second annual Invictus Games hosted in the USA. When it was first launched in 2014 in London, Britain was still riding high in post Olympic spirit. The games were extremely well received and were praised by critics at the time as being exactly what the country and these veterans needed. Fast […]
HR professionals are often focused on compliance (it’s a necessary and crucial part of the role), but there’s a lot they can do to improve their organisation’s employee engagement levels if they shift to a more strategic mindset and help build the organisational culture. 1. Tell the truth HR professionals need to communicate with […]
Employee engagement is not just a nice to have; it is critical to achieving business success. Organisations that have high levels of employee engagement will be more successful than those that have not, and the evidence is clear to see on the bottom line. But employee engagement doesn’t just happen and is not […]
“Actively disengaged” employees — defined as those who are not only unhappy, but also act out their unhappiness by undermining what their engaged co-workers accomplish — are significantly more likely to experience physical pain and stress on any given day and have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression, according to research […]