Employee happiness and wellbeing is at the forefront of employers’ concerns with many trying to find new ways to ensure their workforce is content. A happy workforce has the potential to be more productive, invested and efficient, therefore improving the business as a whole. Fortunately there are many ways in which to improve staff happiness, […]
Motivation is not something that is particularly easy to come by. We have to be in the right frame of mind to be our most productive selves. Some of us struggle to remain motivated regularly and that can not only have an impact on our personal lives and routine but also on our working lives. Achieving […]
These days, stopping for lunch has become synonymous with not having enough to do. Too many hardworking employees are skipping lunch, often claiming it’s to avoid staying late. In reality, increased stress and reduced energy – caused by working through lunch – will make you less productive than taking at least twenty minutes away from […]
Although the term “brain drain” was first coined to describe the mass emigration of intelligent, talented people from post-war Europe to the United States (such as Albert Einstein), it is often used today to refer to the poaching of talent from companies by rivals and other organisations. A lot of these companies have inherent issues […]
For a long time zero hour contracts have been the subject of a fairly contentious debate. Regardless of this, it is important to ensure that employee’s who are on these contracts feel as valued and willing to work as those who are not. In this weeks guest post, Jenny Ho, on behalf of Law on […]
Employee happiness and well-being is an integral part of any business. Unum’s new infographic offers advice on ways in which employers can ensure they’re doing the best for their employees. The infographic provides tips on everything from how to create a welcoming and creative working environment to how to recognise the needs of the individual.