5 creative employee benefits to attract talent

Standard benefits don’t just cut it anymore. Beyond fair remuneration and health insurance, employees are increasingly on the lookout for companies that go above and beyond to meet the varied needs of their workforce. If you don’t want to lose out on talented staff, you should probably start thinking about offering non-traditional employee benefits. After …

Continue reading

How does good workplace design affect your employees’ mental health?

Studies have shown a whopping 13% surge in productivity in happy people. Much like a feedback loop, a more efficient employee achieves more, and is more satisfied with their job. As a result, they are an asset to both their team and your business. Unfortunately, it is more difficult than ever to stay happy in …

Continue reading

Why it’s important to extend employee benefits to dependents during the COVID-19 pandemic

For over a year now, millions of employees are still working from home and juggling responsibilities like looking after their children and senior dependents. Although children will be returning to school soon and lockdown measures lifted across the UK by June, the reality remains harsh as many continue to struggle with stress and mental health …

Continue reading

How to ease your employees’ financial worries

The COVID-19 pandemic is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, and many employers are focused on keeping their businesses operating. While it may be difficult to think about your employees’ financial future at this time, the reality is that they need your support now more than ever. Even before the pandemic, there has been a …

Continue reading

What to do when your employee discloses a mental health issue

Even though society is beginning to normalise mental health issues, it’s not always easy to speak about this openly, especially in the context of an employer-employee relationship. Whether it’s fear of being ostracised in the workplace or being let go from their job, there are many reasons why an employee would not want to disclose …

Continue reading

The employer’s guide to remote working in the UK

The UK is still under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has been under multiple ones since the beginning of the crisis, which means scores of employees have been turned into remote workers overnight. Now that we’ve got a large-scale case study, albeit driven by health and safety concerns, it’s been proved that remote …

Continue reading

4 ways to change your work culture for the better in 2021

You might provide an excellent service or have an incredible product, but a business with awful company culture is going to experience its fair share of problems. According to a recent Glassdoor survey on workplace sentiment, almost 70% of employees and job seekers value work culture over salary, as far as job satisfaction goes. As …

Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions for HR Teams in 2021

This year has been nothing short of a challenge, and things are no different in the business world, as the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a large scale shift to remote working on very short notice. To top it off, the threat of the virus, the need to self-isolate, and the looming economic recession has …

Continue reading

Top employee recognition ideas for Christmas

Show appreciation for the backbone of your company this holiday season. For many employees, 2020 has been a long and tumultuous year. The COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted the way we live and work. Not only are your employees worried about their health, but they are also concerned about job security. In other words, there is …

Continue reading