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5 employee engagement trends for 2019… and beyond

Ever since workers’ rights were legislated and you could no longer use brute force or fear to boost productivity – employee engagement has been the most important catalyst for business success. Employee engagement is an “issue” that every business leader must think about. No, it’s not going away. No, it isn’t just a buzzword/phrase. Yes, […]

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How to motivate your people through periods of change

We live in a world where the future is increasingly shrouded in uncertainty. External factors can affect our businesses – Brexit and the ambiguity around impending world trade agreements can immediately shift the climate we work in. Recent evidence suggests there will be more change and shockwaves to our businesses over the next five years […]

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Mindfulness and its impact on happiness

In the previous instalment of my happiness series we discussed moods. They are short-term states of mind with a long-term effect on our overall well-being and happiness.  Sometimes we can recognise what triggers our mood, but they are usually born on a much deeper level. As mentioned, both emotions (good & bad) could have a […]

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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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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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