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How to Create Psychological Safety at work

The world of work is in flux. It feels like change, uncertainty and anxiety are high. All of these factors mean that there is a lot of talk around HR circles about resilience and how you can build it. I sat down to talk to our customer team about this, and they were quick to […]

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10 ways to power up your feedback programme

Feedback programmes are like life, what you put in is what you get out. Sharing is also caring so we wanted to highlight the brilliant basics that will go a long way to making them a success. Some of you may feel the things listed are obvious but these aren’t always adhered to, and simplicity […]

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Rocco Forte Hotels Launch New Employee Listening Strategy

Rocco Forte Hotels are launching a new employee engagement and happiness programme, in conjunction with The Happiness Index, across their global portfolio. Established by Sir Rocco Forte and his sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a collection of 15 individual hotels and resorts in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Russia and the UK, employing […]

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10 Ways to Prepare your 2022 People Strategy!

The countdown is ON! It’s one month until Christmas. That means it’s time to crank up the Christmas tunes as there are just 23 working days until Santa comes… We know many of you are planning your 2022 people strategy and limbering up to hit targets and achieve your people goals. But what can you […]

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Using people data to inform decisions

16 Data Terms HR Need to Know

Some of us are naturally driven by data and understand all the terms straight off the bat. This is linked to your prominent brain type; some people are more inclined to the rational brain type and feel more comfortable with managing data. Others are more emotionally driven and prefer to find the human story. So […]

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The Mental Health Pandemic and the Workplace

Many are questioning whether as a society we’re facing a new mental health pandemic. Study after study after study has shown the effect that the pandemic has had and continues to have on mental health.  The reality is that this is going to have an impact on every facet of our lives. Since we spend […]

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Hawksford Launches New Employee Engagement & Happiness Strategy to Help Drive Global Growth

Hawksford, a leading provider of corporate, private client and fund administration services, is launching a new employee engagement and happiness strategy in conjunction with The Happiness Index.  Hawksford is headquartered in Jersey and currently employs 440 professionals across multiple locations including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and London. Following significant recent private equity investment from STAR Capital, the […]

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Managing Menopause in the Workplace

Almost half the world’s population will go through menopause at some point in their life. So why is it still such a taboo subject?  Estimates suggest that 75% of people going through the menopause have symptoms and for one in four these will impact their daily life and ability to do their job. The NHS […]

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survey response rates

What is a good response rate and how do we improve it?

One of the topics we talk to organisations about time and time again is their response rates. Typically, they’ve run a survey in the past and found that not many people responded and they’ve felt that it hasn’t been worth their while. We can empathise! It’s demoralising to spend time and effort creating something only […]

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