Phil Sproston, UK Country Manager at the Top Employers Institute, says, “This year’s Top Employers are really leading the way when it comes to creating progressive ‘people-first’ HR practices. We’ve seen outstanding best practice across every aspect of the employee lifecycle.
Published: 11 February 2019
The research shows that employees no longer want to be chained to the Industrial Revolution-inspired 9-5 working week, Monday to Friday. While employers increasingly offer a four-day week as a sweetener, this is not the right fit for all employees.
Published: 5 February 2019
The report is a comprehensive look at the time taken up by cancelled or unnecessary meetings, inefficient ways of working and preferred methods of meeting and features expert comment from organisational academics and psychologists.
Published: 4 February 2019
One in five UK workers confessed they would ‘remove’ a particular colleague when quizzed on the one thing they would change in their job. The results, from a survey of 2,000 UK workers, show most lose almost an entire day thinking about the week ahead rather than switching off and enjoying the whole weekend.
Published: 27 January 2019
The research also uncovered that 94 percent of employees find physical contact in the workplace acceptable, from a fist pump (32 percent), to almost a fifth (17 percent) citing a kiss on the cheek as fine. A further 52 percent think a pat on the shoulder is acceptable.
Published: 24 January 2019
The research further highlighted that 38% of employees regularly encountered stressful situations at work. Women were most likely to feel this way, with 41% revealing they deal with stressful circumstances at least once a week.
Published: 16 January 2019
More than a third of ambitious workers are dissatisfied in their current jobs, citing poor relationships with their managers and a lack of development opportunities as the reasons they’re planning to seek new jobs, according to The Institute of Leadership & Management’s latest survey.
Published: 11 January 2019
Unlock, the UK’s leading charity for people with convictions, has today published research on the impact of criminal records acquired in childhood and early adulthood. Contributor Christopher Stacey, Co-director – Unlock.
New data in the report, A life sentence for young people, shows that hundreds of thousands of people are being affected every year, and often many decades later, because of mistakes they made when they were children or young adults. In the last 5 years alone, over 2.25 million youth criminal records were disclosed on standard/enhanced checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) that were over 15 years old.
Published: 15 May 2018
In the UK, meaningful work emerged as the single largest contributor at 30 percent, 3 points above the global average. Meaningful work ensures that employees’ skills and talents are being fully utilized and there is greater alignment to shared, core values.
Published: 28 December 2017