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What company perks do employees look for in 2022?

By Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Employee Management

Right now, the job marketplace is highly competitive. In fact, job vacancies in the UK reached record highs this year, with nearly 1.3 million openings available in the first quarter of 2022. And thanks to the pandemic shifting the way people view work; prospective employees are clear about what they want from an organisation. Fair pay is still most important and the driving factor for recruitment – particularly as the cost-of-living continues to rise – however flexible working has become just as crucial to retaining and hiring new staff. But what else do employees value in 2022? What are the…

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Software built by HR, for HR, prepares for biggest event yet

By CIPD, Employee Engagement, Events

Natural HR – the vendor of software built by HR, for HR – is preparing for its biggest event ever, as the CIPD Festival of Work draws ever closer. The London Olympia expo which promises to unlock the power of your people on 15 and 16 June, will welcome hundreds of suppliers, industry stalwarts, academics, and HR professionals keen to explore how business and people strategies can evolve. And as a company known for transforming organisations, Natural HR will not disappoint on stand E40. Visitors will enjoy an event ‘premiere’ of the new-look software, following an eight-month UX project to…

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Company culture in 2022 and beyond: How to fully prepare for the new normal of working, and how Natural HR can help

By Employee Engagement, Employee Management, HR Software, Natural HR

Company culture is the character and personality of your business. For many, it’s what makes your business your business and is the collective output of your company values, traditions, beliefs, interactions, behaviours and attitudes. Ultimately, with or without COVID-19 being at the forefront of change in the industry, companies, specifically HR and people teams, must ensure their culture reflects today’s working world. Otherwise, they risk bleeding talent or facing increased turnover as side effects. For those reasons, it’s never been more important for employees and employers to ensure that the company culture reflects the best industry practices. This blog will provide insight into…

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91% of HR leaders are concerned about employee turnover. Here are 8 tips to reduce it in your business

By Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Employee Relations, Employee Retention, HR Software, Natural HR

According to a new survey that Gartner has published, nine out of every ten (90%) HR leaders report that employee turnover is a significant concern they’re facing. With figures like that, it’s not surprising that employee retention is always a primary focus for HR teams and business leaders. Here are three critical facts about employee turnover in the United Kingdom in 2021: – 46% of UK workers say their companies training opportunities make them more inclined to stay in their current job. – 87% of Millennials, those born between 1996 and 2005, say that accessing professional development opportunities is crucial…

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How should you manage somebody within your workplace if they have a terrible work ethic?

By Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Management, Motivation, Natural HR

The elevator-pitch description of ethics in the workplace can refer to the way employees govern themselves and their work attitude, but it can also refer to the morality or lack thereof surrounding a workplace and can broadly be encompassed within the workplace culture of your business. Even in 2020, it doesn’t matter whether you work from home or commute to work every day or employ a hybrid working model; a positive work ethic is required to build a successful career for your staff as well as producing a positive workplace culture within your business For HR teams, dealing with poor…

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