Looking back over the last 12 months it has been a period of significant political change. Theresa May has taken over as Prime Minister as a result of the Brexit vote, now having called a snap election for June 8th in a bid to form a unified government ahead of advancing Brexit negotiations.
The culture of your workplace has a significant impact on your ability to attract and retain talented people, a key element to achieving business growth. It affects your employer brand and influences people’s perception of coming to work for you. It’s also crucial for staff retention, as employees will look to escape a toxic culture.
Whether it’s the first time, or the 100th employee survey that you have put in place, sometimes the hardest team to convince is the senior management team. The Best Employer Eastern Region Survey has been designed to put you in control – you can decide to use the standard questionnaire or choose to customise the survey to suit your business.
If you have not yet started your Best Employers Eastern Region 2016 survey or if you are about to roll it out to your teams, we have some innovative suggestions designed to engage and motivate your teams.
We are hearing first-hand from the organisations and guest speakers involved in our Women in Leadership programme about the powerful support which mentoring can provide when developing aspiring female leaders.
As we move into an era where it will be increasingly common to find up to five different generations of people working alongside each other, we’ve compiled some tips to help employers successfully integrate new recruits into a multigenerational workforce.
Today (Tuesday 8 March) is International Women’s Day, a chance to not only celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women worldwide but also to support this year’s theme by pledging to play a part in reducing gender inequality.
National Employee Motivation Day takes place this week (Thursday 25 February) with the aim of inspiring organisations to put staff motivation at the forefront of business thinking. The key message of the day is that increased employee motivation has a powerful impact on a businesses’ bottom line and the economy overall.
If you’ve worked hard to attract and recruit talented employees, you will need to put in even more work to keep them. While employees will choose to move on for many different reasons, some of which you can’t control, we’ve compiled ten top tips on what can be done to help retain valuable members of staff.
The New Year is a great time to research the relevant business and industry awards you’d like to put your organisation forward for during 2016, so we’ve put together a timely reminder as to why it’s really worth the time and effort involved.