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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 […]

What will be keeping your company’s C-Suite execs awake at night in 2022?

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After another incredibly difficult year of uncertainty, angst, constant change, health concerns and logistical backlogs, the C-suite has had to be agile and make difficult decisions without really knowing what the future might hold. The pandemic and the country’s response to it have created great splits, partly depending on sector and size. Some companies have […]

What dishonesty does to the brain and why it’s bad for business

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By Dr Lynda Shaw (pictured), neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist Dishonesty in the workplace varies from lying, misuse of company time or expenses, stealing, fraud, claiming sick pay when not sick, taking leave without permission or giving untruthful information when applying for a job to name but a few.  Dishonesty tarnishes relationships, compromises finances, […]

Business lessons we must have learnt from the pandemic

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Over a year on from the start of the pandemic and as lockdown is slowly lifted, many changes in the way we operate business are most likely here to stay, but what lessons do we need to ensure we have truly learnt from the pandemic? Thom Dennis, CEO at Serenity in Leadership, looks at what […]

Only 16% of companies effective at setting and communicating goals

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Asana and research firm Censuswide have conducted a survey of over 6,000 knowledge workers from Australia, Germany, Japan, the UK and the US to uncover how distributed work resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted organizations’ ability to effectively set, communicate and achieve company-wide goals. Highlights from the survey findings include: Nearly half of […]

Is poor leadership making you want to quit your job?

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More than a third of UK workers (36%) are planning to leave their company imminently because their boss does not inspire them, fails to listen to them or create a clear career structure. That’s according to the latest research by Jobrapido, which says within twelve months, two thirds of employees plan to leave due to their […]

Can’t share concerns with your manager? You’re not alone

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Twenty-four per cent of British workers state that there are few opportunities to share concerns or bring up issues with their employer, whilst 32% can discuss issues with managers but feel they are not addressed. That’s according to a survey of 2,000 Brits in employment carried out by workplace help platform Rungway, which concludes that […]

45% of SME employees have quit because of their boss

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Nearly half of SME employees having quit a job because of a boss, while four in ten do not feel trusted or valued.  That’s according to research from process management firm Process Bliss, which also revealed that 60% of UK SME employees believe the business would work better if they were left to get on with […]

Why every manager needs empathy, optimism and resilience – and how to achieve it

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What sorts of skills do managers really need? Ensuring that your team is happy is vital to productivity, energy levels and workplace wellbeing. Skills and effective behaviours expert Emma-Sue Prince (pictured) explains… You are probably used to tapping into a variety of skills, techniques and competences to manage people, teams and get the most out […]

Nine practical ways to bring your team closer today

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Steve Norris, sales director and workplace channel lead at Nestlé Professional® talks to businesses about the practical ideas they have to bring their teams closer Feeling part of a team is a key component to employee happiness and a sense of belonging in a business, according to nine in ten managers in the UK. The […]