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How can you leverage your HR platform to keep your employees engaged with your company?

By Employee Management, Performance Management

What do we mean by employee engagement? By definition, it relates to the level of an employee’s commitment and connection to the organisation they work for, and in recent years, employee engagement has emerged as a critical driver of business. Research has shown that: The employee engagement rate in the UK is 50%. Employees are 17% more engaged if they can participate in a regular feedback programme. Companies that effectively turn feedback into action have an 80% employee engagement rate. 50% of workers agree that managers helping with career development drive employee engagement. 55% of workers agree that recognition for…

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Workplace Culture then and now: 7 ways that it has changed since 2011

By Culture, Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Human Resources, Natural HR, News, Personal Development, Software

Since 2011 the world has experienced a lot of changes, and the UK was no different. We’ve had three prime ministers, a Brexit Referendum and a national debate on naming an Ice research vessel, to name just three examples, but there have also been massive changes in the UK’s workplace culture. In this article, we’ll be looking at seven ways the UK’s workplace culture has changed since 2011. While some of these changes result from technology development, others have come about because of shifting perspectives and expectations in the workforce. Even more, have come as the result of the introduction…

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How can HR software impact your organisational culture?

By Employee Management, HR Software, Human Resources, Natural HR, Performance Management

The HR team within a company will likely be the first and last team you interact with when joining a company. At the same time, they’ll also be the team that manages your team’s daily affairs, from ensuring they’re paid on time to monitoring performance. If you ask your companies leadership what elements of the business will have the most significant impact on the team, you’ll be hard-pressed to validate a better answer than the workplace culture. But as we will discover, much like Rome, your company’s culture will not be built overnight and will need to have time, resources,…

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What has Euro 2020 taught us about managing employees on Social Media?

By Employee Management, Legal, Technology

In July 2021, 31 million people from across the country joined each other in watching the England playoff against Italy in the finals for the 2020 European Championship. Despite the disappointing defeat faced by the England fans, a disheartening blowback seen online was the torrent of racial abuse aimed at players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka. But the issue of what employees say on social media, under the guise of personal use, and not representing the views of the company, and the unintended blowback it can have on their employers, goes beyond just the Euros. Earlier this year,…

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diversity in the workplace

Diversity in the Workplace: What is It & Why is It Important?

By Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Engagement, Employee Wellbeing

Last updated 06/09/21 Diversity in the workplace is a common conversation point for business leaders, HR teams and hiring managers. And yet, diversity and inclusion in a workplace shouldn’t just be a box-ticking exercise when hiring, but a vehicle that allows businesses to welcome a wider range of people, from diverse backgrounds to bring value to a business. Having a diverse workforce lends itself to new ideas, new experiences and a significant learning opportunity for your people. These different ideas and perspectives can lead to better problem-solving and ultimately, a more productive and profitable workforce. Research has found that 43%…

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