7 ways to create a positive company culture

Culture 7 ways to create a positive company culture

2y Jonathan Richards

7 ways to create a positive company culture

As this year draws to a close, Jonathan Richards, CEO at Breathe HR discussed ways in which companies can boost their positive company culture. View article

Ted Baker employees launch a petition to ban forced hugging policy

Culture Ted Baker employees launch a petition to ban forced hugging policy

2y Louron Pratt

Ted Baker employees launch a petition to ban force...

Ted Baker's founder has recently come under scrutiny after several current and former staff have announced their frustrations with the companies cultu...

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Hiring to fit culture

Culture Hiring to fit culture

2y Nick Freedman

Hiring to fit culture

The first time I heard the term ‘hire for attitude, train for skill’ was in my start up days as a culture consultant. That was 16 years ago, and the t...

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How much of an impact can transparency have in the office?

Culture How much of an impact can transparency have in the office?

2y Louron Pratt

How much of an impact can transparency have in the...

With poor company culture costing the UK economy £23.6 billion per year. We look into transparency in the workplace, and how much of a positive impact...

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The best city to work in the UK

Culture The best city to work in the UK

2y Louron Pratt

The best city to work in the UK

It has been revealed in a survey where the best place to work in the UK, the result might not be as you expected. View article

Managing remote or homeworking requests in an agile world

Culture Managing remote or homeworking requests in an agile world

2y Kevin Charles

Managing remote or homeworking requests in an agil...

How do you manage remote and flexible workers from an employment law perspective and what are the most frequently asked questions? View article

Why do people work?

Culture Why do people work?

2y Louron Pratt

Why do people work?

Why do people work? What motivates people to get up in the early hours of the morning, and what keeps workers from not quitting their job. View article

Do CEOs prioritise cultural values?

Culture Do CEOs prioritise cultural values?

2y Nick Freedman

Do CEOs prioritise cultural values?

In a new regular column, global leadership consultant Nick Freedman updates about cultural values within organisations. In this month's piece, Nick qu...

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How can we protect our transgender workers?

Culture How can we protect our transgender workers?

2y Beverley Sunderland

How can we protect our transgender workers?

To start a discussion about the protection offered by the law to the trans community at work highlights immediately the first issue – that gender iden...

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Why flexible working is good in the workplace

Culture Why flexible working is good in the workplace

2y Vicki

Why flexible working is good in the workplace

One of the biggest changes in work over the last 20 years is the opportunity to work flexibly, and particularly from home. Advances in technology have...

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Charity shop project launched to aid young people in their first interview  

Culture Charity shop project launched to aid young people in their first interview  

2y Louron Pratt

Charity shop project launched to aid young people ...

Over 650 charity shops across the UK will be involved in an initiative called “Dress to Impress for £10”, where charity shop volunteers will provide i...

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How culture improves mental health at NSPCC

Culture How culture improves mental health at NSPCC

2y Louron Pratt

How culture improves mental health at NSPCC

Brett Terry, People Director at NSPCC, recently talked to us about how we can reduce mental ill health through culture and environment. View article

Making Weetabix a great place to work

Culture Making Weetabix a great place to work

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Making Weetabix a great place to work

HRD Connect spoke with Stuart Benham, Head of HR at Weetabix about priorities within the people function at Weetabix, why the gender pay gap continues...

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What does long-term remote working do for your professional development?

Culture What does long-term remote working do for your professional development?

2y DrEsther Canonico

What does long-term remote working do for your pro...

Once seen as a novelty, the ability to work from home has proved to be more than a fad. The significant advancements in communications technology has ...

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Working flexibly and logically at PwC

Culture Working flexibly and logically at PwC

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Working flexibly and logically at PwC

PwC is now allowing new hires to work the hours they want to through their Flexible Talent Network, we spoke with Helen Hopkin, Head of Workplace Stra...

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Women's leadership development is critical to talent strategy

Culture Women's leadership development is critical to talent strategy

2y Penny de Valk

Women's leadership development is critical to tale...

Our talent pipelines are still haemorrhaging women. The gender pay gap speaks volumes and Cranfield University’s 2018 Women on Boards Report, shows a ...

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Employees at PwC can now choose their own working hours

Culture Employees at PwC can now choose their own working hours

2y Lucy Skoulding

Employees at PwC can now choose their own working ...

In a survey of 2000 people, 46% said they would prioritise flexible working and a work-life balance the most when looking for a new job. View article

What time does the working day start?

Culture What time does the working day start?

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

What time does the working day start?

We are at the stage where commuters are regularly using travel time for work emails. Does this need to be included within a typical working day. Is th...

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Creating a warm and expressive environment at work

Culture Creating a warm and expressive environment at work

2y Jenny Garrett

Creating a warm and expressive environment at work

I view a company’s structure as it’s body, and it’s culture as its spirit. The body needs the spirit in much the same way as a radio needs electricity...

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Can office design boost productivity?

Culture Can office design boost productivity?

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Can office design boost productivity?

Everyone wants their employees to be more productive. It’s what will drive better results, more income and, ultimately, healthier profits. However, al...

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Making your home a workplace

Culture Making your home a workplace

2y Emily Sexton-Brown

Making your home a workplace

Changing working environments from a bustling office to your own home can be an unusual transition. Can it impact on your day-to-day working? Or indee...

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Imposter syndrome

Culture Imposter syndrome

2y Sara Duxbury

Imposter syndrome

The impostor phenomenon was named by Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes in 1978. They described imposter syndrome as the perceived disconnect between how...

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Friends at work

Culture Friends at work

3y Emily Sexton-Brown

Friends at work

To mark International Friendship Day we looked into what makes the workforce happy? Friendship ranked highly, with 46% in a recent 'relationship at wo...

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Managing flexible working

Culture Managing flexible working

3y Melanie Robinson

Managing flexible working

Flexible working has become a key HR trend in recent years and has boomed in popularity across all types of business. There are many reasons why flexi...

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Building an inclusive culture at Johnson & Johnson

Culture Building an inclusive culture at Johnson & Johnson

3y Emily Sexton-Brown

Building an inclusive culture at Johnson & Johnson

Chief Diversity Officer at Johnson & Johnson, Wanda Hope was the keynote at the recent HRD Summit/Europe, she spoke about the importance of building i...

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Active listening is the key to engaging employees

Culture Active listening is the key to engaging employees

3y Julia Lindsay

Active listening is the key to engaging employees

How can you increase employee engagement when budgets are constantly being put under pressure? Julia Lindsay, CEO of iOpener Institute for People and ...

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Living the organisation’s values

Culture Living the organisation’s values

3y Paul Devoy

Living the organisation’s values

In a regular contribution series, Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors In People (IIP) will discuss areas of leadership and people development needed within o...

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