Employee engagement

Happiness key to performance of employees during lockdown

HR must understand the happiness of its employees if they are going to perform effectively through COVID-19.

Spotify reveals world's most popular working from home songs

Spotify data has revealed the world’s most popular working from home tracks, as workers hunker down during the coronavirus lockdown.

Emotions are impacting employees during coronavirus pandemic

Forty per cent of employees have found their emotions are impacting their work performance during coronavirus.

Why HR needs to be aspirational not foundational

Employee experience (EX) matters. But what should we be doing in HR to really deliver excellence?


One in five Brits quit their job due to toxic culture

One in five (21%) Brits quit their job due to toxic workplace culture, according to Breathe’s Culture Economy 2020 report.

Furlough scheme deadline extended

The cut-off date for companies to apply to the furlough scheme has been extended

COVID-19: The critical questions that all HR departments must ask

In times of unprecedented crisis, business leaders often fall into the trap of jumping straight into ‘troubleshoot’ mode rather than ‘assess and analyse’.

High rate of employee confidence in business to get through pandemic

Seventy per cent of UK employees are confident their employers can get through the pandemic crisis, according to consumer intelligence firms Toluna and Harris Interactive

Network shortages during lockdown may make some people feel more isolated

Over the last fortnight, the COVID-19 crisis has forced organisations to suddenly shift their employees from working in the office to working from home.

Make sure your surveys aren't disengagement tools

Springing a pulse survey on your employees and then failing to feed back or act on the results quickly turns the survey into a disengagement tool

Employers struggling to provide workplace pensions

Ninety-four per cent of employers have reported facing challenges when providing a workplace pension according to a study by Smarterly

HR needs to act to protect employee engagement

Companies need to focus on employees’ emotions and keep their promises if they want to restore productivity and engagement, according to Gartner’s chief of HR research Brian Kropp

Employee engagement