Self-awareness – the key that unlocks positive change

The goal of all the surveys we run is to create a greater sense of self-awareness, based on which actions can be identified and taken to improve performance.  Reflection – the building block of self-awareness – is the first step in any change programme, whether that’s at an organisational,...

Monitoring the success of staff training through staff training surveys

Can staff training surveys undertaken after employee training improve the overall success of the training process? Across many industries and sectors, courses and job-related training are incredibly important resources for unlocking potential in the workplace. Investing in both hard and soft skills is especially important as a means of...

Flexible working in the modern workplace – what does this look like for everyone?

Over the past two years, it has become evident that one’s place of work no longer holds as much value as it did, it’s rather about what you do. Having flexibility in a job is a desirable factor for many now more than ever, as well as having the...

What is a 360 feedback report?

We are frequently asked the questions “What exactly is a 360 feedback report?”, and “Why would this benefit my business?” 360 feedback tools can be used alongside organisational surveys such as employee engagement surveys, culture surveys or values surveys. But instead of focusing on the organisation a 360 feedback...

Establishing a legal framework for flexible working

The adjustments organisations have made to ‘normal’ styles of working in recent months have unquestionably opened up a wider conversation about the flexibility and resilience of the workforce in the UK.  We this see daily through our UK employee engagement survey work, most notably through free text feedback. Empower...

Getting Away From It All

Now that Christmas is well behind us, it’s that time of year where people look forward to their next holiday or time off. For centuries, employees have been entitled to a set number of days away from work, however, on top of holiday entitlement, the introduction of flexible working...

What Drives Employee Engagement?

There are many benefits of having an engaged workforce. Engaged employees are an asset to any organisation and give you the edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace. They’re more productive, absenteeism through sickness is reduced and they go that extra mile. In an ever-changing world it’s vital to gauge...

Hang On To Your Talent

With the New Year almost in sight, there’s a good chance that some of your people are considering employment elsewhere. The development, growth and long-term success of your organisation relies heavily on your best people. When your organisation is able to retain valuable talent for long periods of time,...

Can I have a P please Bob?

I’m sure we all remember the quiz where that legendary question would pop up.  The teenage contestants able to choose a letter to help them track across a board.  It always seemed that whenever P appeared on the board the contestants would vie to be able to ask for...

What’s Most Important? The Start, The Middle Or The End?

When it comes to the experience your employees have with your company, what they think about you and how they represent you to others – it’s throughout; in fact it starts before they join you, and doesn’t end when they decide to leave… When we talk to our clients...