New Years’ Resolutions for Businesses

While the end of the financial year is a far more important 12-monthly landmark for businesses, the end of the calendar year looms larger in your employees’ diaries, and provides a perfect opportunity to reflect, refresh and make changes. With a positive attitude and improvement in mind, these are our essential resolutions for businesses to […]

Recognising, Rewarding and Motivating Millennials

How do you solve a problem like millennials? Those lazy, entitled narcissists – they’re needy, and lack resilience. They’re uncreative and don’t work hard enough. They need constant praise, or they’ll just give up. So what do you do when your workforce is mostly made up of Generation Y echo boomers, otherwise known as Generation […]

The Christmas Effect

How are your employees feeling in the run up to Christmas? It isn’t always all festive cheer – some may be winding down for the holidays, but others will be feeling the stress of a busy, expensive period. This in turn can affect motivation and productivity – just when teams are focusing on the final […]

Five Affordable Christmas Gifts For Employees

Christmas is the perfect time to show your employees some extra appreciation. The year is coming to a close, people are winding down for the holidays and, on a slightly less cheerful note, money is a little bit tighter, making a little something extra all the more appreciated. Ending the year on a positive note […]

How to combat Christmas stress in your workforce

Workplace stress is a problem all year round, and in recent years it’s become worse for many employees across the UK. Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive show that, between 2008 and 2015, 44% of UK workers reported work-related stress, depression or anxiety, while in 2013, the Guardian found that staff were more stressed […]

Festive Period Planning: It’s Never Too Early

When do you start planning for the holidays? The week before? A few months in advance? Or do you start planning for next Christmas the moment this Christmas is over? We’re of the view that it’s never too early to start planning for the festive period – not for organisations trying to keep their employees […]