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Employee, For employers, Perkbox news, Uncategorized 10 questions that will reveal your company culture

 Company culture is a tricky thing. We’re all agreed of its importance, yet nobody knows exactly how to cultivate one. There are no paint-by-number culture frameworks to follow – uniqueness is the quality that makes the best ones stand out….

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For employers 4 elements of successful reward and recognition programmes

 Are reward and recognition programmes really worth their bother? They’ve played a leading role in many employee engagement strategies for decades, but it’s a question employers justly ask us every day. These employers hear about R&R’s ability to increase retention,…

For employers, Uncategorized 3 steps to convincing the c-suite to invest in employee engagement

The link between employee engagement and business performance is now irrefutable, but the cultural norm of motivating workers beyond their pay check is a relatively new concept. When manual labour made up the best part of the job market, there…

For employers 5 employee engagement stats that are raising HR managers’ eyebrows

Definitions of employee engagement vary, but three consistent characteristics include realising employee potential, sharing organisational goals, and promoting employee wellbeing. Organisations that tick all three boxes tend to perform better and grow faster – Forbes goes as far as to…

For employees, For employers UK employers struggle to motivate workers in summer

With the summer months officially upon us, it seems organisations are struggling to keep up with basic employee needs. A new survey by Peldon Rose found that 84% of employees believe ‘summer perks’ would boost their productivity, yet over a…

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For employees, For employers 6 things that annoy us about working in summer

Summer tiiiime… making a living ain’t easy… so goes the song (we think). Because it’s July, it’s hot and we’re trying to act like it’s normal to be sitting in an office all day. Except everything isn’t normal. Oh no….

For employees, For employers UK employees waste 400m days a year

New research shows UK employees spend 441,827,088 days a year on ‘time wasting’ office tasks such as responding to hundreds of emails, attending meetings for meetings’ sake, and completing unnecessary admin. The research conducted explores everyday office tasks and considers…

For employees, For employers ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ soon to hit UK offices

It’s almost that time of year again – when workers can bring their dog to the office! Bring Your Dog to Work Day is a nationwide, annual event held on June 23 that aims to make a difference to how…

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For employees, For employers What are soft skills and why do you need them?

Is this the worst-named noun in the working world? There’s a lot of business-speak we love to hate, from web-readiness to disruption. But we have a real problem with the phrase ‘soft skills’, because soft skills are anything but soft….