People skills are sometimes a forgotten aspect of what makes a great manager. But they’re hugely important to the future productivity of small businesses.
Companies should be encouraging employees to be open and honest, providing them with their own voice through which to express themselves. We take a closer look at why it’s important to give your employees a voice and how to do it.
According to the Centre for Ageing Better, over-50s now make up 31 percent of the UK workforce.
Would you rather have an employee who spends 60 hours a week in the office, or one who can accomplish the same amount of work in half the time? It’s a no brainer
Discussing money is often seen as a taboo subject, so should you being doing more to help your staff talk about and manage their finances?
While offering free fruit and head massages is a step in the right direction, it’s often the case that wellbeing initiatives don’t go far enough to give employees the support they really need.
For companies battling through tough economic times, effective internal communications may not sound like a top priority.
According to the CIPD’s 2018 Health and Wellbeing at Work, 37% of organisations say stress-related absence has increased, as has awareness of mental health issues (51%)1.
Workplace wellbeing has come to the forefront of employers’ thinking over the last few years. Mental ill-health and stress at work has increased, and Brits are getting fatter and heavier.