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employee wellbeing

Two-thirds of staff think work-life balance is more valuable than pay

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Rising inflation and the UK’s cost-of-living crisis have put a lot of pressure on employers to increase wages and starting salaries this year, but a new survey suggests that there’s something that employees value most – and that’s work-life balance over pay. HR and payroll software provider CIPHR polled over 1,000 UK workers to find […]

A four-day working day week pilot goes ahead

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A four-day working week pilot if set to launch on 1 June. But is it going to bring the benefits we hope for?  It’s the date on which an estimated 3,000 employees from 60 businesses will begin a six-month trial of a four-day working week and change the work of work for most of us. […]

CAN’T GET NO SATISFACTION…WHICH CITY HATES THEIR JOBS MOST?

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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 […]

Who Exactly Is In Charge Of Creating An Organisation’s Purpose?

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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 […]

How Technology Can Inspire Teamwork and Collaboration

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The way we work is always evolving, and it makes sense that where and how we work would also change. Office working isn’t for everyone and there is a lot more to consider than only your morning commute. Enter collaborative technologies and with them, a boom in users per day by the millions. Companies are […]

2022 is The Year of the Employee 

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Employees’ expectations and priorities have changed drastically following the pandemic. 2021 saw a big upsurge in resignations and the year has been named aptly the year of the “Great Resignation” and one in four workers are now considering changing their jobs. Employee resignations have therefore become one of the biggest concerns to employers today. They […]

Does your workplace culture support employees personal problems?

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Does your workplace offer a respectful culture for supporting employees’ personal problems and matters of contention? By Kate Warburton The writer Annie Dillard famously said “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives”, and for many of us, a large portion of our day is spent at work; in fact, […]

How to support the mental health of employees that work remotely

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Mental Health Awareness Week highlights loneliness as one of the key themes and explores how to best support the mental health of employees who work remotely. By Tanya Woolf, Head of Psychological Services at Onebright. What steps can business leaders take in order to better support their workforce? Remote working has brought greater challenges, loneliness […]

Spying on employees doesn’t work, good management is key to good performance

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Staff retention and the overall performance of businesses are not improved by management spying on the employee, so replace it with good management, says ActiveOps. Spying is on the up and webcam monitoring has more than doubled according to recent research covering a third of UK workers. Bosses and business owners are using surveillance tools […]

 LGBTQ+: Pride and Pronouns – What’s All The Fuss About?

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Ahead of the Pride celebration in June, it’s a good time to look at Pronouns and why getting it right matters. By Joanne Lockwood, founder and CEO of SEE Change Happen and a Diversity & Inclusion Specialist and also promotes Transgender Awareness to organisations. If a pronoun is quite simply a way to refer to […]