Employee Engagement Blogs

Read our employee engagement blog to get useful management tips, articles and thought leadership ideas for you and your managers.

wellbeing and productivity

Why employee wellbeing and productivity are inherently linked

Nearly all business leaders look for ways to improve productivity and workplace performance. But targets, KPIs and slicker tech, while important, aren’t necessarily the answer. It is often employee wellbeing…

manager confidence crisis

Managers’ confidence & wellbeing levels are falling. Here’s how business leaders can help.

Coronavirus has created an entirely new world of work. Suddenly we’ve gone from 5.7% of employees working remotely to 43.1% and as we go into a second lockdown managers are…

Duty of care for remote employees

Why corporate responsibility matters more than ever for remote employees

The sudden, and in many cases unplanned, shift to remote working presents a host of challenges for employers. A major concern at a corporate level is ensuring organisations meet their…

employee wellbeing

Why 90% of UK CEOs are investing in employee wellbeing

If Covid-19 has shown us anything it’s how quickly businesses have managed to adapt in the face of crisis. But among the complex challenges CEOs and MDs have faced since…

remote team manager

Here’s how to make a success of managing remote teams

Not so long ago, getting everyone together in one room for a pep talk was a go-to management tool. It was never a walk in the park, but in the…

world mental health day 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020 – why it’s time to make mental health support available for us all

World Mental Health Day 2020 has fallen in the midst of global economic uncertainty. However, it is encouraging to see organisations have taken strides to invest in mental health, with…

Manager eLearning course

Managing remote workers requires new skills – how can you train your managers outside of the classroom?

Back in the days before COVID, manager away days could be hugely effective, bringing out new skills, breaking down barriers and building a team ethos. But sadly these are no…

How to keep staff happy in uncertain times

Are you concerned about how to keep staff happy during these uncertain times? In this week’s article, we explain how flexibility, a mental health at work plan and developing a…

Are line managers getting left behind in the new normal?

Covid-19 has posed a unique set of challenges to businesses and the latest is the transition to a new normal. As lockdown eases, companies across the globe are taking tentative…

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Why flexibility in the workplace matters

The coronavirus pandemic forced organisations across the world to embrace remote working and propelled them into a new wave of flexibility in the workplace. Businesses had to adapt very quickly…

neon sign that says change

Managing organisational culture change post-COVID crisis

Alongside dealing with furlough, diversification and redundancies, senior human resources are dealing with the realisation that an organisational culture change is inevitable. This is complicated – I have spoken in…

The return to work for furloughed employees

Approximately 9.5 million jobs, from 1.2 million different employers were furloughed in the UK as part of the government’s job retention scheme. As the scheme winds down, business leaders are…