Our latest thoughts, ideas and tips on all aspects of making people happier, more engaged and higher-performing.


The future of HR is Punk: 12 tips to thrive

Here is my very personal view on what the future of HR looks like in successful companies. Feel free to agree or disagree, I won’t be offended. I have also added in top tips from 12 of the smartest people I know on how you can achieve this. N.B: For the purpose of this article […]

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Ain’t no stopping us now… We’re on the move

We are proud to announce we have just moved to our new office to accommodate our growth. It’s also to accommodate our unique bright, brash and vibrant design ideas that would even make the Changing Room’s cast uncomfortable!This is a taster: To quote the immortal words of Mcfadden and Whitehead; “Ain’t no stopping us now… […]

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The importance of work-life balance

The importance of work-life balance

Work plays a significant part in all our lives. Our earnings ensure that the lights stay on, there’s food on the table and the rainy-day pot is full. It is no easy task to achieve work-life balance in today’s unpredictable and fast-paced business world. As we grow increasingly more connected through technology and social media, […]

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Happiness & Humans – A day for People Leaders

For those of you who haven’t been following our relentless promotions on social media – we hosted our own conference this month all around happiness in the workplace. The event was called Happiness & Humans and included panel sessions and speakers with a wealth of insight into workplace culture, happiness and wellbeing. We were lucky […]

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Pets in the workplace: Pros & (a few) cons

As an animal lover, it’s alien to me that some people wouldn’t want to work alongside them. For some of us – leaving our pet(s) at home is a horrible way to start the day. Many find it genuinely traumatic! The non-pet-owners amongst you will undoubtedly be thinking that we need to get a grip, […]

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Winner of best Innovative Employee Engagement Tech

Last night we had the pleasure of attending the UK Employee Experience Awards at the Park Plaza London Riverbank Hotel.It was one of the better award ceremonies I’ve attended, and they made huge efforts to distance themselves from the normal, more corporate and stuffy ceremonies. In fact, they did such a good job that I’m […]

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The 4-day work week – Marketing myth or happiness catalyst?

I had the pleasure of hosting a roundtable with some customers and friends of The Happiness Index (THI) recently. We hotly debated the pros and cons of implementing a 4-day work week. I wanted to hear my industry peers’ thoughts on whether it can help to boost employee engagement, company culture and happiness… or if […]

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The first component of happiness: Mood

Are you in a mood today? It’s not easy to think about moods if you’re in a bad mood! So take a deep breath, take a sip of your Monday morning coffee and continue if you feel happier… Why Mood matters? Moods are short-term states of mind with a long-term effect on our overall well-being. […]

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