Guest Blog: 15 things you can implement today to improve staff happiness

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, […]

10 ways to increase staff loyalty

It’s my belief that staff loyalty shouldn’t be expected; both the organisation and the managers who work for it should earn it. The cost of replacing employees is high and it’s not just the recruitment costs that need to be taken into account you also need to factor in elements such as lost productivity whilst […]

Staff loyalty: just how much should you expect?

Countless articles and papers will tell you that your employees are the lifeblood of your organisation. If your employees aren’t happy or are disengaged it can cost your organisation money: poor customer service, inefficient processes, employee errors and increasing recruitment and induction costs. On the other hand when employees are happy and motivated they deliver a […]

Cash is an ineffective long-term motivator (the wage debate)

As part of C&IT magazine’s debate on whether rising wages will intensify the battle for the best events talent, John Sylvester gives his views. “As the economy begins to recover employees have become more confident about looking for new career opportunities, in fact, one in three is actively looking right now, so encouraging staff to […]

Guest Blog: Why happy workers make better workers

Growing interest in employee happiness is putting companies on their toes. Business press and blogs are revealing psychological findings, case studies and strategy insights that make happiness a must-have for profitable workplaces. After issuing their Global Human Capital Trends, Deloitte concludes that workers today want more. “They want something different. They are demanding, they want […]

Building staff loyalty – where to start?

Wages in the UK have seen one of the largest falls in the European Union during the economic downturn, according to official figures. Pay freezes and higher taxes have impacted on not just pay packets, but employees are also expected to do more than before.  In fact, 2013 was the fifth calendar year in a row when […]