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Why remotely managed employees are good for business

10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Virtual teams are becoming the norm for many organisations as physical and digital business boundaries become increasingly blurred. Whether employees are distributed around a single region or country, or spread around the world in multiple time zones, there is a growing requirement for careful coordination of workloads and effective management of remote staff.   There…

Following the path to engagement nirvana

3rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

We already know that engaged staff are critical to a company’s success – after all, it’s the principle that our business is built on. Now, many businesses are becoming increasingly savvy to the fact that a more formal, well-designed and well-executed Employee Engagement programme can measurably improve performance and drive change for long-term success.  …

Dr Andy Brown wins CEO Today Europe Award

1st May 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re delighted to announce that our CEO Andy Brown has been named as a winner of the prestigious CEO Today Europe Awards.   Dedicated to celebrating the leading players across all key industries and sectors, the CEO Today Europe Awards identify the most progressive, forward-thinking and ambitious company leaders in business today.   While we’ve…

Why leaders must stay human

26th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Leadership is about much more than being in charge. It’s about having support from and empathy with those you lead. But the concept of empathy seems to be lost on many leaders – something we are seeing played out at the top level of corporate and political leadership today. This is because leaders often fail…

Employee measurement in a social, mobile and immediate world

19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

With the spotlight firmly on the way employees are treated, particularly in light of the recent gender pay gap legislation, there has never been a more pressing need for organisations to review every aspect of their employee engagement strategy.   A fundamental part of this strategy review should focus on the technology and tools that…

Positive engagement in a digital world: one size can never fit all

22nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

Social and digital channels have come under the spotlight for consumers this week – for very much the wrong reasons.  With such vast numbers of people potentially affected by the Facebook data breach, it is only right that questions will be asked about the security and privacy of social channels.   But while fundamental changes…

A question of trust: a note of caution for closer workplace surveillance

12th March 2018 | 0 Comments

With Amazon’s recent announcement about its attempt to patent wearable technology which will enable the tracking of employees’ movements, the question of trust in the workplace has once again been brought to the fore.   While Amazon hasn’t yet made it clear whether it plans to use the wristbands to monitor its own staff, it…

Leadership lessons: what can we learn from Carillion and others like them?

21st February 2018 | 0 Comments

Carillion is one of the biggest corporate collapses the UK has seen.  It has created grave knock-on effects amongst employees, investors and those reliant on the services the group provides. As the media dust settles, the real recriminations are only just beginning: politicians debating the merits of the public-private partnership (PPP) and private finance initiative…

Should we be sleeping on the job?

31st January 2018 | 0 Comments

The BBC has just published an article about Public Health England’s warning of the dangers to health of inadequate sleep and the negative impact this can have on work productivity. Public Health England’s possibly rather radical suggestion is that employees should be given places to rest in order to boost productivity. But can this really…

Welcome to our new look web site!

16th January 2018 | 0 Comments

We hope the site makes it even easier for you to find everything you need to know about the range of employee engagement, leadership and communications services we offer. We know that engaging employees to drive business success can be a complex task involving multiple groups, individuals and channels.  Through the different areas on this…