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Employee motivation and engagement

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  • Employers should act now to mitigate job automation effect

    Date:
    15 October 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is set to have a significant impact on pay, working conditions and productivity. Ashleigh Webber reports from the Acas Future of Work conference, where speakers explained what employers should prepare for.

  • Getting the best out of a remote workforce

    Date:
    4 October 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Remote working is commonplace, but how should employers manage performance? Shopify's Colin Boyer talks to Roly Walter, founder of Appraisd, about remote workers and how the 12-year-old company gets the most from them.

  • Top 10 things that people want from work

    Date:
    28 September 2018
    Type:
    News

    Working hours has emerged as one of the most important factors people consider when thinking about a new job or career, second only to salary, research has revealed.

  • Generation Z want to work in a 'fun' environment

    Date:
    26 September 2018
    Type:
    News

    Two-thirds (65%) of Generation Z employees - those aged 18-24 - look for a "fun" working environment when assessing whether an organisation's culture is right for them.

  • How employers can get the best out of data scientists

    Date:
    16 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    HR is under pressure to attract the best data science talent so they can unlock valuable business insights. But it's not as straightforward as it seems, as analytics recruitment specialist Kim Nilsson points out.

  • Women's career development is as big a problem as the gender pay gap

    Date:
    30 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    It's not the pay differential that really gets under the skin of female employees, it's the persistent feeling that men are valued more, and women are being denied the chance to progress, writes head of The Happiness Index Tony Latter. Providing more and better opportunities for women is the way forward, he argues.

  • Ministry of Sound launches ultra-cool London workspace

    Date:
    20 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    A new workspace in south London is aiming to raise the bar for office space that's attractive to small creative companies hoping to collaborate and network with like-minded firms. Behind it is one of the area's most forward-looking employers: the Ministry of Sound Group, writes Peter Crush.

  • Aldi and Lidl employees "coming home" if England make the final

    Date:
    11 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    Budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl are hoping they haven't scored an own goal by allowing employees to leave early this Sunday if England make it to the World Cup Final.

  • How employee benefits can keep gig workers engaged

    Date:
    29 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    As more organisations choose to use 'gig' workers, the workforce is becoming increasingly isolated. But how do employers keep them engaged? David Walker, chief commercial officer at Personal Group, explains how benefits can help.

  • Podcast: Kicking off the World Cup in the workplace

    Date:
    8 June 2018
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss how employers can make the World Cup 2018 a positive event for both their employees and their business interests.

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