Employee Motivation

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Drowned Out: Why Rewarding Those Who Shout the Loudest Can Be Bad For Business

How do you identify the best-performing members of staff? Some roles will have the productivity figures to make it simple – but it can often be more difficult, which can provide an extra challenge when it comes to recognition and rewards for your employees. When a team succeeds on a project, for example, is it […]

Healthy New Years

As we move into a new year, employee health and wellbeing will be an essential focus for businesses. Research has often shown what we all know to be true – that healthy workers are happy workers, and vice versa. A workforce that is better supported by their employers in relation to their mental and physical […]

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 […]

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 […]