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5 Reasons to Give Your Employees Room to Wiggle

It is understandable that as a manager of a business you need to watch the bottom line and will want a good ROI for every investment thst you make, including new employees. However, it can also be counter productive to only recruit when staff are at full capacity. I have experienced it myself...

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How to Plan the Content for a Company Annual Strategy Day

The annual company strategy day can be loved and loathed by employees in equal measures. There will always be staff who embrace the opportunity to spend time with other colleagues, find out more about the wider business and review its current processes, whilst there will be others who just...

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The Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement

Employee engagement has many benefits to an organisation including improved productivity, retention, ideas creation, customer service, team work & loyalty. But how do you create an environment where staff want to proactively provide a positive contribution to your business and passionately...

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6 Communication Tools to Help Improve Employee Engagement

It stands to reason that happy employees equals happy customers, but what is it that will delight a workforce so that this positivity rubs off on your consumers? A good salary, bonuses and an excellent benefits package maybe the first things that spring to mind, but financial compensation is...

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How to Set SMART Targets for Employees

Setting SMART targets is the most fool-proof way of ensuring that employees fully understand what is expected of them from their manager’s and the business’s perspective, and whilst most people have heard of SMART targets, what the acronym stands for is often misinterpreted and how to correctly...

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5 Alternatives to Salary When Benchmarking Your Company

Whether the aim of your organisation is to attract new talent or to retain valuable members of staff it is essential to have a good understanding of the attractiveness of your business to employees in comparison to similar organisations within your sector. It truly is a guessing game as to...

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The Benefits of Employer Supported Volunteering

At the 2015 General Election, David Cameron pledged that everyone who works within the Public Sector and Private Sector, within a company with more than 250 workers would be entitled to take up to 3 days paid leave (on top of their company’s annual leave entitlement) to volunteer. The 3 days...

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5 Reasons to Encourage Employees to Be Honest About Their Job Search

It is never easy for an employee to make the decision that they want the leave an employer especially if they have been with the company for a long time. A job search can be extremely stressful and then there is the upheaval of leaving a familiar position and organisation to start something...

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How to Engage Part-time Employees into Your Company Culture

In order to be successful in any organisation complying with company standards, beliefs and values is essential. Being part of the culture and contributing to it can totally define experience at a company plus motivate creativity and productivity. A good company culture can give employees...

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