It is no secret that a motivated workforce produces better results, sustains workplace morale and has a positive overall effect on the company. So, with Employee Motivation Day taking place on 25th February, it is time to consider the best ways to motivate your team and why this should be at the forefront of business thinking. Here are some top tips to increase engagement, motivation and morale in the workplace:
Published: 19 February 2017
The last five years has seen a dramatic cultural shift in the boardroom with one in four companies now evidencing at least one woman at the heart of senior decision making. From Nicki Seignot is an established coach, mentor and author of Mentoring New Parents at Work.
Published: 18 February 2017
Anyone who is leading in an organisation or running their own business is going to need to make some kind of change happen at some point. The beauty of being in charge is that you tend to know what is going on and can influence it. Most of the people you lead aren’t going to feel that way, unless you do something about it. From Jean Gamester from Semaphora.
Published: 17 February 2017
Donald Mackinnon, director of legal services at Law At Work reflects on the effect of fees on employment tribunal cases.
Published: 16 February 2017
In the tech world, Chief Technology (CTO) is a title that most IT graduates, software engineers and developers as well as programme managers can only dream of holding one day. For techies, it doesn't get any better than being a CTO of a top tech company such as Apple or Microsoft. From David Hicks, Founder of the Agil Alliance and Trainer at Agil8.
Published: 15 February 2017
As a senior marketer in the HR space I’ve long considered this an important topic. Close collaboration is needed between marketing (those traditionally responsible for projecting the voice of a company) and HR (the team closest to the voices themselves). From Paul Sparkes is Marketing Director of Cascade HR.
Published: 13 February 2017
The Court of Appeal recently held that a negligent omission by a senior employee amounted to gross misconduct, warranting dismissal with immediate effect. From Chris Cook, Partner and Head of the employment department at law firm SA Law.
Published: 12 February 2017
“I don’t have the time to do what you do.” The implication is that somehow I have more free time, a less demanding job, or fewer family commitments. I must have heard this comment said to me dozens of times. Article by Dominic Irvine Epiphanies LLP.
Published: 11 February 2017
Managers who want to help and encourage their teams to achieve high performance can learn a surprising amount from trainers who prepare horses for elite competitions. Article by Rosie Bailey - co-founder and principal consultant at global learning consultancy OnTrack International.
Published: 10 February 2017
In April the government is to introduce a new ‘payroll tax’ in the form of an Apprenticeship Levy. Those businesses with an annual payroll bill in excess of £3 million will see their payroll costs increase next year by 0.5 percent - a substantial extra cost burden for any company affected, across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. By David Lynch Managing Director of Bis Henderson Academy.
Published: 9 February 2017