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employees
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03
Jul

How to build your dream team in your business

If you’re a successful executive or business owner, you’ll know that your employees are your most valuable assets. When you’re a growing company, it’s not possible to do everything yourself and you rely on the efforts of a dedicated, committed team to take your ideas forward. Without a good team behind you, everything is even...
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01
Jul

How to help employees return to work easily and effectively

Article provided by Melissa Sergeant, Managing Director, Bishopsgate Financial Returning to work can be one of the most daunting tasks for people, particularly following time out of an organisation for parenting or family commitments. However, there are a number of ways that employers can help smooth the process and allow returners to re-enter the workforce...
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08
Apr

Create a stress free workplace and encourage staff development

The goal of many businesses is to increase productivity; however, that goal is challenging, if not impossible, when employees don’t have the necessary motivation to work hard. Therefore, owners should focus their efforts on creating a stress free workplace to help employees grow both more content and more productive. Ergonomic Office Spaces As described here,...
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20
Mar

Nearly one in ten UK employees work more than 20 hours extra a week

A recent study conducted by Love Energy Savings discovered that eight per cent of British employees work a staggering 20 hours or more each week than their contracted hours. The survey of UK workers found that over 35 per cent of employees regularly arrive at work early or stay late, and that younger people are...
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15
Feb

Gender balance makes for safer and more engaged employees

Gender balance makes for safer and more engaged employees, claims new research. The five-year, one of a kind study, conducted by Sodexo, found that gender balanced entities saw the number of accidents decrease by 12 per cent. Meanwhile, gender balance management reported an employee engagement rate that was 14 per cent higher than other entities....
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19
Dec

How to create the best maternity leave for employees

Jaime Johnson is the founder and Director of leading employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative. Here she explains how to effectively manage maternity leave. We’ve all heard the disastrous stories about going on maternity leave with very few women sharing positive tales. I started-up my own employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative, which enabled me,...
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15
Aug

How to get the best out of your team

As a high performance consultant, I spend a lot of time exploring how organisations can boost team productivity, engagement and results on a sustainable and healthy basis. Ironically, there are basic steps that can be taken to achieve this vision and yet these are often overlooked and underestimated. So here are three simple and (you’ll...
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30
Apr

Commuting in London | How can businesses help employees combat long commutes

Commuting in the UK has always been an issue, with an average commute nearly an hour long at 54 minutes. But, according to Instant Offices, it’s Londoners who bear the brunt of this with the longest commute in the country at 74 minutes – almost twice the worldwide average of 40 minutes. So how can...
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