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.


VaLUENTiS announces launch of I-solutions

2 Jun 2008

VaLUENTiS today announces the launch of its I-solutions services to organisations. I-solutions provides organisations with insourced and outsourced solutions on...

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British Gas ‘engagement champions’ to improve communications

30 May 2008

A way of improving staff engagement and communication at no extra cost was unveiled by British Gas Business at the...

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Job satisfaction guaranteed – Bupa HR in practice

21 May 2008

Healthcare provider Bupa turned 60 in 2007, and sent 60 of its staff to Thailand. But rather than hitting the beaches and clubs, staff worked at Sarnelli House Orphanage, home to 126 children living with HIV/ AIDS. Tara Craig reports.

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Anonymous employee data helps cut staff turnover by 4%

21 May 2008

Scott Wilson, the international professional services consultancy, has cut its attrition rate by four per cent after collecting exit data via...

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Friday Podcast: NHS executive pay, employee engagement and Michelle Mone

12 May 2008

This week’s special programme is recorded at the Human Resources Forum on board the Oriana cruiseliner. One NHS head of...

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Key issues for the CiB annual conference

16 Apr 2008

It’s countdown to Communicators in Business’ annual conference in Brighton on 22-23 May which will provide valuable insights to organisations facing...

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Friday Podcast – 11 Apr: Highly Skilled Migrant Programme high court ruling, exclusive interview with employment minister Stephen Timms, NHS staff survey and training providers being bought up

11 Apr 2008

HR news and analysis including:

An exclusive interview with Amit Kapadia, executive director of HSMP Forum, outside the High Court...

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Huxley Associates named one of Britains top employers for third consecutive year

11 Apr 2008

Huxley Associates was delighted to find out that it had placed 14th in the Britains Top Employers 2008 book above many...

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Kent County Council commissions questionnaire to help retain teachers

11 Apr 2008

Kent County Council is using an anonymous questionnaire to better understand why around 1,300 teachers a year, in its 600...

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UK managers failing to motivate their staff

9 Apr 2008

UK managers trail behind their global counterparts when it comes to motivating their employees, new research has found.A survey of...

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Centrica HR chief calls for employers to show support for UK’s Territorial Army

7 Apr 2008

A leading employer of reservists has appealed to fellow HR professionals to fully support workers serving with the Territorial Army...

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Friday Podcast: including interviews with skills secretary John Denham and Dragon’s Den entrepreneur James Caan

4 Apr 2008

HR news and analysis including:

an exclusive interview with skills secretary John Denham
Dragons’ Den entrepreneur James Caan’s thoughts on...

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Meeting demands of Generation Y should be HR’s target

3 Apr 2008

Generation Y – individuals born after 1980 – has started to fully infiltrate the workplace. Raised by the career-minded ‘baby...

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Employee engagement: Looking up

1 Apr 2008

The headlines predict months of doom and gloom, but that needn’t have a negative impact on keeping talent engaged. Virginia...

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Tesco tabloid launched to deliver company news

28 Mar 2008

Supermarket giant, Tesco is to publish the first edition of its new staff newspaper, The One, today (28 March).Bearing an...

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