Employee engagement

HR case study: a furloughed employee

Prior to the pandemic Jane, 26, was the highest biller of a recruitment agency in London.

HR urged to prepare for winter slump as workers flag potential burnout

Forty-three per cent of workers have reported feeling at risk of burnout this winter according to a survey from consultancy businesses Kin&Co.

Back to life, back to (a new) reality: the workplace after furlough

As workers return from furlough and businesses begin to awake from enforced hibernation, HR will need to overcome some tricky challenges.

The rise of environmentally friendly employee benefits

Employee benefits have come a long way from a generous pension contribution and free milk in the office.

Recognition most effective way of re-engaging workforce

More recognition would be the most effective way to re-engage the workforce following the coronavirus pandemic according to a survey from engagement software provider Achievers.

Relevance: the key to organisational engagement

Employees within your organisation — no matter where they rank in the org chart — are a lot like the customers of today. Rather than being interested in communications that are all about telling the...

HR needs data and tech investment to improve employee benefits

HR teams are spending thousands on employee benefits but have no idea if they are being used, according to new research.

Could COVID-19 be an opportunity to leapfrog a generation of change?

A crisis can often set the stage for change and provide an opportunity for businesses to re-evaluate their focus, in some cases marking a turning point on issues that have long lacked progress.

Maintaining engagement in a post-COVID workplace

?In a pre-COVID-19 world, workers across the globe envisioned remote work as a way of striking the ultimate work-life balance. Fast forward to March 2020 when remote working became normalised...

Businesses increasingly use temps to support recovery

Employers are increasingly turning to temporary staff as they try to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Does the UK need a more positive approach to open door policies? Part II

Open-door policy is as much about leadership taking action as it is about company culture. Without a strong communication ethic within the organisation, any policy will fall flat.

Employers urged to back gift cards as campaign launched

The government has been called on to increase the tax-free employer gifting allowance in a bid to boost the high street.

Employee engagement