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Expert tips to manage employees working abroad

Working as a digital nomad is increasingly common amongst travel lovers who can work on the move. To help workers stay safe when working abroad, Nick has shared his advice for managers about how to look after the welfare of remote employees.

Contributor: Nick Higginson - Phoenix Health & Safety | Published: 24 July 2023

Only a quarter European CEOs have environmental performance in their bonus

Just 25% of Europe’s top CEOs have environmental performance as a key performance indicator included in their remuneration package, focused on tackling climate change and being environmentally friendly, according to new research by Vlerick Business School.

Contributor: Xavier Baeten, Professor of Reward and Governance - Vlerick Business School | Published: 15 May 2023

New data reveals half of CEOs of UK’s Top 100 fastest growing companies are aged over 50 

New data published in Growth Index 2023, the annual ranking of the UK’s 100 fastest-growing brands, shows that half of the companies have CEOs over 50 years old (50 per cent). Almost all the 2023 Growth Index leaders are in their 40s or 50s, having accrued substantial experience and while the founders of the company taking the top spot – Welsh premium drinks brand, AU Vodka – Charlie Morgan and Jackson Quinn, are also the youngest on the list, there are more Growth Index 2023 leaders in their 70s than in their 20s.

Contributor: Orlando Martins, Founder of the Growth Index and CEO - ORESA | Published: 1 May 2023

How to spot performance measure manipulation

New research from ESSEC Business School shows that peer monitoring is indeed effective but that its effect depends on the type of information that is observable to peers. 

Contributor: Stefan Linder, Associate Professor and Co-Head of the Accounting & Management Control Department - ESSEC | Published: 5 April 2023

Managers are struggling with increased workloads

“This increase in workload for managers is negatively impacting their wellbeing and engagement, as well as overall company culture”

Contributor: Robert Ordever, European MD - O.C. Tanner | Published: 30 March 2023

Managers ‘out of their depth’ on mental health

Most managers recognise it’s part of their role to act on mental health (75%) but many don’t know how to. New data released by Mental Health First Aid England reveals a third of managers (33%) feel out of their depth supporting their team with mental health concerns, rising to almost half of managers aged under 25 (45%).

Contributor: Simon Blake, Chief Executive - Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) | Published: 15 February 2023

Bad management in remote working taking its toll

Visier is the recognised global leader in people analytics and workforce planning.  Founded in 2010 by the pioneers of business intelligence, Visier focuses on what matters to business leaders: answering the right questions, even the ones a person might not know to ask. Questions that shape business strategy, provide the impetus for taking action, and drive better business outcomes through workforce optimization. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC with offices and team members worldwide, Visier has 12,000 customers in 75 countries around the world, including enterprises like Adobe, BASF, Bridgestone, Electronic Arts, McKesson, Merck KGaA, Uber and more.

Contributor: Daniel Mason, VP EMEA - Visier | Published: 16 May 2022

Line managers are feeling the heat as team sizes grow

"Common-sense dictates that the larger and more fragmented teams become, the harder it is for the Line Manager to monitor and meet everyone’s needs"

Contributor: Suzanne Clarkson - Carr Consulting & Communications | Published: 20 April 2022

Time for a work-life balance reset

Bupa Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index reveals UK business leaders will encourage flexible schedules and greater commitment to wellbeing in the year ahead

Contributor: Anthony Cabrelli, Managing Director - Bupa Global | Published: 9 April 2022