The new owners of sandwich chain Pret A Manger have promised a £1,000 bonus to all employees who are on the payroll when the deal completes. But does a one-off cash bonus actually foster engagement, asks Ian MacRae?
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Traditional engagement surveys can give employers insight into workforce motivation, but do they provide a true picture of how employees feel and how that affects revenue and productivity? Juha Huttunen, CEO of VibeCatch, explains the benefits of a more holistic and scientific approach to engagement.
XpertHR research looks at employers' arrangements for managing the impact of major sporting events and other special events when they coincide with working hours.
XpertHR research examines the key factors that influence employee engagement and the most effective ways of measuring and improving it.
Overall workforce happiness is being dragged down by a lack of training and development opportunities for lower-skilled workers and high levels of stress among middle managers, according to the CIPD.
If businesses are to accept the benefits of flexibility recommended by the Taylor Review, they need to be aware of their impact on company culture. Jack Curzon from Thomson Online Benefits looks at the key issues.
With younger employees increasingly believing business should be a force for good, Bruce McCombie from Pilotlight looks at how skills-based volunteering could help drive engagement.
The Department for Education (DfE) must get a grip on teacher retention to avoid a crisis in English classrooms, according to a report by the Public Accounts Committee.
Employers can now assess and hire those job candidates who are most likely to be engaged - a vital area for employers trying hard to maintain employee motivation and productivity, writes David Barrett.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee motivation and engagement.