Creating a warm and expressive environment at work

Culture Creating a warm and expressive environment at work

3y 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?

3y 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

3y 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

3y 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

4y 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

4y 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

4y 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

4y 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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What true inclusion means at KPMG

Culture What true inclusion means at KPMG

4y Lucy Skoulding

What true inclusion means at KPMG

For KPMG's David Pearson, Pride is "the opportunity to celebrate who we are and for us to celebrate together with our allies and supporters and our fa...

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The challenges of inheriting a team

Culture The challenges of inheriting a team

4y David Roberts

The challenges of inheriting a team

In a new regular series, David Roberts, HR Director at Worldpay will be sharing his insights across numerous topics. In his first article, he’ll be di...

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Ensuring strong employee engagement

Culture Ensuring strong employee engagement

4y Ross Davies

Ensuring strong employee engagement

In allowing employees greater freedom and autonomy, employers can expect a happier workforce in return. So, are companies starting to realise that emp...

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Sir Clive Woodward on creating a winning culture

Culture Sir Clive Woodward on creating a winning culture

4y Angus McCarey

Sir Clive Woodward on creating a winning culture

Sir Clive Woodward led the England rugby team to World Cup victory back in 2003. He also helped Team GB bring home 65 medals and finish third in the O...

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How to get the best out of your narcissistic leaders

Culture How to get the best out of your narcissistic leaders

4y Professor Susanne Braun

How to get the best out of your narcissistic leade...

The characteristics of a narcissist are at odds with what most people would define as a good boss, Professor Susanne Braun explores. View article

National Workaholic Day

Culture National Workaholic Day

4y Dean Forbes

National Workaholic Day

In today’s faced paced work environment, unhealthy overtime culture is increasingly the norm. Driven by ambition to impress the boss, achieve promotio...

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Pride 2018

Culture Pride 2018

4y Emily Sexton-Brown

Pride 2018

This year's theme for Pride 2018 is 'Pride Matters' which equates to every part of life be it personal or at work. In HR we say 'bring your whole self...

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Human recognition leads to productivity

Culture Human recognition leads to productivity

4y Dr Marie Puybaraud

Human recognition leads to productivity

Average cash rewards don’t motivate everyone. Dr Marie Puybaraud explains why it takes a human touch for modern workers to really ‘feel’ valued and ap...

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Inclusive work experience at KPMG

Culture Inclusive work experience at KPMG

4y Emily Sexton-Brown

Inclusive work experience at KPMG

Corporate responsibility (CR) should be apparent throughout all organisations. If companies can work with local communities, develop and protect the e...

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Four ways to create sustainable wellness at work

Culture Four ways to create sustainable wellness at work

4y Emily Sexton-Brown

Four ways to create sustainable wellness at work

Providing employees and their families the correct tools to live happy, healthy lives should be a business imperative. Building the culture that enabl...

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Leadership does not always need conventional wisdom

Business Transformation Leadership does not always need conventional wisdom

4y Simon Mosey

Leadership does not always need conventional wisdo...

Half a century has passed since the publication of The Population Bomb, American biologist Paul R Ehrlich’s infamous prophecy of doom for the human ra...

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What business and HR leaders can learn from Microsoft

Business Transformation What business and HR leaders can learn from Microsoft

4y Matthew Syed

What business and HR leaders can learn from Micros...

Matthew Syed, author of Black Box Thinking and Bounce discusses what HR leaders and businesses alike can learn from Microsoft. Syed discusses these te...

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Glamazon at Amazon

Culture Glamazon at Amazon

4y Emily Sexton-Brown

Glamazon at Amazon

This month celebrates Pride 2018, organisations should be celebrating their LGBTQ+ employees all year round, however the month of June shines that mul...

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What can sport tell us about business growth?

Culture What can sport tell us about business growth?

4y Paul Kirkham

What can sport tell us about business growth?

Two events stand out amid the supposedly glorious summer of sport that stretches ahead of us. The first is football’s World Cup. The second is golf’s ...

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Emotionally intelligent leadership

Culture Emotionally intelligent leadership

4y Pete Lowe

Emotionally intelligent leadership

Our regular contributor Pete Lowe explores the idea when leading the importance of having emotional consistency, and how keeping your emotions in chec...

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Pride at work

Culture Pride at work

4y Emily Sexton-Brown

Pride at work

This month celebrates Pride 2018, and when you consider that it’s 2018 and over 25% of gay, lesbian or bisexual employees in the UK do not feel confid...

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Keeping your business on the ball during the World Cup

Culture Keeping your business on the ball during the World Cup

4y Jim OHagan

Keeping your business on the ball during the World...

With the FIFA World Cup just a week away, and a national sense of optimism once again rising around England’s first eleven, you might wonder why many ...

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Solving the productivity puzzle

Culture Solving the productivity puzzle

4y Julia Lindsay

Solving the productivity puzzle

For years the UK’s productivity has lagged behind its global counterparts. According to the Office of National Statistics, the UK has ranked below the...

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