There are big differences across the UK in the way workers feel about their jobs. So which city fares worst for work satisfaction? A nationwide research has revealed people from Nottingham are most likely to hate their job, with over half (51 percent) claiming they are stuck in a dead-end job they loathe. Folk from […]
CAN’T GET NO SATISFACTION…WHICH CITY HATES THEIR JOBS MOST?
Who Exactly Is In Charge Of Creating An Organisation’s Purpose?
An organisation’s purpose is one of the key pillars it’s built on but who is responsible for creating and maintaining this purpose? By Thom Dennis, CEO of Serenity in Leadership Much like the values embedded in a mission statement, a company’s purpose can quickly be forgotten or is often seen as an add-on or a […]
Company culture a priority for more than half of young jobseekers
Culture is the most important factor when deciding whether to accept a new role for half (50%) of 21–28-year olds in full-time employment, while another 41% of all young job seekers said culture is one of their main considerations, new research has revealed. The survey of 1,000 adults in full-time employment aged 21-28, by emerging talent […]
Bosses must trust employees more post-lockdown – new report
Remote workers should be trusted to get the job done rather than micro-managed or monitored by surveillance software, according to a new survey of HR leaders. With fewer than a quarter of firms planning to return to the office at pre-pandemic levels, human resources executives said their organisations would rather trust their employees than track […]
Can company culture survive another Covid winter?
Now more than ever, boosting staff engagement and morale is absolutely imperative and it is important for the whole team to stay connected. Digital marketing agency Spindogs has been working hard to keep its entire team engaged since the start of the pandemic. Amanda Williams, Community Coordinator at Spindogs shares her top tips for motivating […]
Poor workplace culture: Almost a third of staff willing to quit their jobs
Toxic workplace culture can cost businesses serious money, raising turnover rates and a damaging reputation. More employees are speaking out about toxic or hostile workplace environments, and the act of ‘outing’ companies has become far more common. A recent report by BreatheHR revealed that more employees are leaving their jobs at SMEs due to poor workplace culture. […]
HOW TO: Create an inclusive workplace post-coronavirus
By Binna Kandola, Senior Partner and Co-Founder at business psychology firm Pearn Kandola Inclusivity is an essential component in any workplace. It allows employees to experience a shared sense of belonging, which, in turn, enables them to feel comfortable, confident and inspired. An inclusive workplace is one that effectively incorporates differences without eliminating them and […]
Quarter of UK employees ‘haven’t missed anything’ about workplace
Almost a quarter of employees in the UK admitted to not missing anything about the workplace, according to new research by national property specialist Matthews & Goodman. The survey asked more than 800 people what they missed most about the workplace: 24% responded with ‘nothing’ – the third most common response. What people missed most […]
Survey reveals how our workplace cuppas made us feel part of the team
More than 11 million of us are now homeworking as we live through the pandemic but while most of us have not missed their commute or having to wear a suit, we have really missed our office tea breaks, according to a new survey. The poll of more than 1000 Brits commissioned by the UK […]
Pandemic is fuelling staff churn and wellbeing concerns
HR software provider Breathe has revealed the cost of poor company culture: a staggering £20.2 billion per year. The report, ‘The Culture Economy 2021’, has shown that almost a third (27%) of SME employees quit their job due to poor workplace culture, an increase of 6% from last year (21%). It found that 9 in […]