Managers key to unlocking employee engagement

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Managers key to unlocking employee engagement   Employee engagement is key to long term success for a business. If an employer takes time to understand employees’ values and motivations it can have a revelatory effect on their team.   In the ever important Macleod report that was published in 2008 but still is highly relevant… Continue reading

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment The way we work is changing and as a result of technology, it provides businesses with a more flexible approach to working. No longer are we shackled to the desk, we can roam or work from home.   A survey gathered research from 600… Continue reading

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed payments for purely voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay if they are regular enough to constitute to ‘normal pay’.   A large amount of employers have never included working voluntary overtime in holiday pay. This… Continue reading

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Can you really be yourself at work?

When you’re at work, do you behave in the same way as you do when you’re at home? Or do you have a work persona – a duller, more subdued version of your real self?   Of course there are certain behaviours, such as swearing, or nudity, for example, that aren’t acceptable in any workplace,… Continue reading

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As 29% of Brits keep mental illness a secret at work, organizations call for more pro-active employer support

Research has revealed that a sizeable proportion of employees who reveal that they have been diagnosed with or treated for a mental illness related condition feel they are treated differently by their manager (27 per cent) or by colleagues (22 per cent) compared with those who have a physical or visible illness.   It is… Continue reading

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