Category: Employee Wellbeing

Top ten ways to improve your company culture

1. Embrace transparency A transparent company culture can positively impact your entire organisation, by giving employees an insight into the operations and future of the business. Trust is the foundation of a fantastic company culture and there are many great ways to build trust within your team – check out our blog on trust building […]

September 19, 2016

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The cost of employee burnouts

Like many in the world of HR, our resident experts are aware of the true cost of employee burnouts on both productivity and mental health. The World Health Organisation defines a burnout as “a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that hasn’t been successfully managed”and research from within Capita suggests that stress is the biggest […]

September 19, 2016

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Healthy body, healthy mind!

    By Kim Mills A healthy lifestyle isn’t just about what it can do for your body it can also do so much for the mind. If your mind is in a good place you will be able to perform better at work which could lead to progression, gaining more skills and just a […]

September 19, 2016

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Motivate the non-motivated

You could have the most amazing highly skilled team on this planet but if they are not motivated you will get nothing from them. Keeping the whole team motivated isn’t easy and once one person is demotivated it can easily spread and before you know it, you have a whole team that is unhappy, negative […]

September 19, 2016

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Preparing your team for a change

By Kim Mills To run a successful business you need to move with the times and adapt to the current climate otherwise your business can get left behind. Slicker processes, new systems, a restructure or relocating the team are a handful of changes that may need to happen to keep up with the ever changing […]

September 19, 2016

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Dismissal Series: Part 2 – What is Wrongful Dismissal?

In part 2 of our Dismissal Series, Laura explains what is meant by a wrongful dismissal. By Laura Hayden My first blog in this series talked about unfair dismissal and the five fair reasons for terminating an employee’s contract. It’s a statutory right not to be unfairly dismissed. But what if the reason is fair […]

September 19, 2016

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Dismissal Series Part 1 – What is Unfair Dismissal?

In the first part of our blog series on dismissal, Laura gives you an introduction to unfair dismissal, what it means, how you can claim it and what is a fair reason for dismissal. By Laura Hayden What is Unfair Dismissal? Unfair dismissal, put simply, is when an employer terminates an employee’s contract when they […]

September 19, 2016

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Male Mental Health: How to Support your Employees

With the stigma of male mental health still prominent, Tim discusses what employers can do to support employees suffering from a mental health issue. By Tim Frear I was lucky enough to have attended a seminar on male mental health during Mental Health Awareness Week this year and found it was a real eye opener. […]

September 19, 2016

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How to Avoid these Onboarding Pitfalls

In this blog, Laura discusses the common mistakes to avoid when onboarding in a new organisation. By Laura Hayden An effective onboarding process is crucial for providing new hires with the tools and know-how to achieve a fruitful career within a company. Whilst many employers do their best with this stage of the employment lifecycle, […]

September 19, 2016

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How to Reduce Stress in your Workplace

Tim shares his top tips on how to reduce stress in the workplace. By Tim Frear “Mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year – the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. Broken down, that’s £10.6 billion in sickness absence, £21.2 billion in reduced productivity, and £3.1 […]

September 19, 2016

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