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The obvious answer to the question of what gets your employees out of bed in the morning is they have a job to do and we are paying them to do it, however motiviation is a key element of their performance at work, so why is it so often ignored. Motivation is one third of

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“Healthy Teams are more likely to feel in the right frame of mind to give great service to our customers” Health and wellbeing are fast becoming something that is important to businesses all over the UK as the importance and benefits of wellbeing in the workplace gain in popularity for businesses of all sizes. Introducing

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Marks and Spencer is a brand we are all aware of, we have seen them in our high streets and shopping centres for many years and it comes of no surprise that they are one of the leading retailers in the UK; in fact over 21 million people visit their stores every week. M&S have

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This month on social media I have been sharing different ways that your business can get involved in employee volunteering programs in your community as well as for charities and local causes; I have also shared some of the many benefits to the community, the business and the employee through the involvement in employee volunteering

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We understand that working from home may not be an ideal or even viable option for every person within your business, but for some businesses flexible working could be an excellent option that offers real benefits to both the employer and employee. We believe that flexible is not just a trend and it is definitely

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In this day and age the culture and values of a company have never been so central to the fortunes of a business and in many cases the culture of a business is the biggest driver of an employer brand. Getting the Company culture right will help you attract and retain your most engaged and

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When it comes to retaining the employees in your business, there are lots of things you can do, but we are focusing on just these three which are quite straightforward to introduce if you are not doing them already; Provide development opportunities Recognition for a job well done Give them the skills to do the

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There is no denying that winter is upon us, the mornings are darker, the evenings are darker and we all feel darker. As the colder months begin there will also be some extra challenges in the workplace and not just winter illnesses and bugs that whizz round the office. The darker months will often increase

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You may have seen our posts, tweets and updates across our social media pages and found yourself wondering why we are talking about employee engagement so much. There is one very simple reason and that is because employee engagement is vital to the success of your business and here is why; With better employee engagement

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Did you see “The Job Interview” on Channel 4 last night (19th July), this was the second programme in the series. I know it is there for entertainment but my concern is how this may come across as being the norm for either recruiting managers or potential interviewees going for an interview (at worst their

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