National Parks Week: The Benefits to Getting Your Employees Outside

As much as we love being in the office, the great outdoors and being one with the countryside has plenty of positives too. This month sees National Parks Week hike its way into the calendar, the National Parks’ annual celebration of its 15 sites across the UK, with plenty of free events taking place from […]

Recognising University Staff All Year Round

Happy staff who feel valued are important to any organisation- and universities are no different. More than ever University staff are the key to ensuring students bums stay on seats and institution fulfil promises and avoid churn.

Making the Best Jobs Even Better

There are certain professions where you get job envy when it comes to the perks. Casual dress, big discounts or longer holiday time for workers in other companies can make your staff jealous, but the grass isn’t always greener when jobs come with built in benefits.

Infographic: Lunchtime Ideas to Motivate Employees in the Workplace

Think lunchtimes are just for eating? Think again! Lunchtimes are also a great opportunity to motivate your employees. Encourage your people to get out and about exercising, or help them de-stress by giving a fun challenge to solve, or a new skill to learn. All great ways to stimulate staff, and keep them engaged for […]

It’s Time to Spring Clean your Bad Workplace Habits

Do your staff have a tendency to check their work emails out of hours? Eat their lunch at their desks? Work overtime regularly? Then it’s time to clean up your workplace’s bad habits. Employee engagement can really suffer from bad workplace habits such as a competitive culture that involves working through lunches, staying late and […]

Helping your employees save for retirement

Just over a fifth of respondents do not expect to be able to retire until they are in their seventies, according to research by Willis Towers Watson. Its Global benefits attitudes survey, which interviewed UK-based 1,895 workers, also found that employees who expect to work for longer are less healthy, more stressed and less engaged […]