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We have previously mentioned how important it is to recognise your employees for their hard work as this helps encourage staff motivation and engagement which leads to retaining talent and a lower staff turnover, along with a more productive workforce. We know that each employee is different and motivated by different things so it means

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This morning I did a talk at a networking event – Creative Networking talking to other self employed people about what is motivation. Although most of the time I talk to businesses about Motivational Maps, being self employed and understanding what motivates ourselves is still very important. Motivation is a noun that means – a

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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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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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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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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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This month we are sharing tips for continuous improvements in the workplace, but we thought we would also share the importance of these continuous improvements in your workplace so now you know how and why you should be looking at continuous improvements for your business. When it comes to continuous improvements this covers the technology

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As many business owners will have seen in research on the internet, an engaged workplace leads directly to higher profitability of the business, increased customer satisfaction and a reduced level of staff turnover. But how can you increase employee engagement in your workplace? It’s a good idea to start by talking to your staff at

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Feedback is a crucial part of allowing and helping a member of your team to change or improve their performance. Without effective feedback team members will know which behaviours are acceptable and which are not. It is important to note that feedback is not positive reinforcement, although it will often have a positive impact on

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