Employee engagement

Employee engagement is vital because how employees behave will have an impact on the employer’s success. Employers should take steps to harness the creativity, commitment, passion, capability and energy of their workforce.

A typical way to measure employee engagement is to conduct a staff engagement survey, which can provide organisations with employee feedback to help them to identify where they are maximising employee potential and where attention is needed to improve staff motivation, productivity and retention.

employee confidence and worry at low ebb. Anxiety in office

Sharp decline in UK employee confidence

Employee confidence in the UK business environment has slumped, according to global research company Gartner.

HR professionals feel most valued at work

11 Mar 2019

People working in human resources, education and finance feel the most valued by their employers, according to research.
The poll...

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Brexit chaos

Expecting staff loyalty during Brexit? Think again

7 Mar 2019

Employee engagement, behaviour, productivity could all suffer as UK businesses endure a disruptive, divisive Brexit process, argues Gartner's Brian Kropp. And it will become more difficult to retain highly valued workers, he says.

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How a great people culture has boosted Metro Bank’s performance

7 Mar 2019

In a round table discussion at the UNLEASH Conference & Expo in London later this month, Metro Bank’s chief people...

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Culture eats the stockmarket for breakfast

27 Feb 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT | Here, Nic Marks explains why companies with a good work culture are more successful - and he’s got evidence to prove it. If you’d like to learn more...

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Why good corporate citizenship brings mutual benefits

18 Feb 2019

Businesses now recognise that good corporate social responsibility is not just about financial donations. Being a good corporate citizen can...

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NHS culture is ‘dysfunctional’ says chairman

15 Feb 2019

In a stinging attack on 25 years of healthcare policy, Lord David Prior, chairman of NHS England, has described the inherent dysfunctionality of the NHS, saying that it needs to “recapture its vocational engaged spirit”.

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Benchmark your employee engagement levels against other employers

14 Feb 2019

PROMOTED | With retaining, motivating and engaging staff key to business performance, employee engagement has never been more vital to the UK economy ...

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Lack of appreciation making staff want to leave

9 Jan 2019

More than a third of ambitious workers are dissatisfied in their current jobs, citing poor relationships with their managers and...

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Employee engagement: the importance of recognition (webinar)

8 Jan 2019

Recognition is closely associated with employee engagement, and a lack of recognition can have a detrimental impact on the workforce....

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The four zones of team engagement and how to make the best of them

12 Dec 2018

Despite a huge body of research into employee engagement, little has focused on team dynamics. A team from Ashridge at...

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Pay staff the ‘real’ Living Wage, investors urge FTSE 250 firms

10 Dec 2018

A group of investors has urged FTSE 250 to commit to paying their staff the “real” Living Wage

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Faster feedback will create a happier workplace

10 Dec 2018

Regularly assessing employee satisfaction can help create a transparent environment and allow issues to be tackled swiftly. Jim Barnett at...

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Sharp rise in number of UK employees looking for a new role

5 Dec 2018

Almost a quarter of UK employees are pondering leaving their current job, according to research company Gartner...

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Employees rank Anglian Water as UK’s best place to work

5 Dec 2018

East of England utility Anglian Water has been ranked as the best place to work in the UK, according to...

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