There’s a shift underway in which employees are now the power players in a tight labour market. With Millennials officially designated as the largest generation in the workforce, nearly every employer finds themselves faced with many challenges. Chiefly among them, retaining flight-risk Millennials.
Hoping for your vote is Simply Business, the UK’s biggest business insurance broker and an employer nurturing talent as well as promoting wellbeing.
Neil Woodford may be best known for running Invesco Perpetual, but he’s now shaking up the finance landscape with Woodford Investment Management. March saw him commit a significant amount of capital to emerging businesses only, and now he’s made headlines for axing bonuses at his firm.
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The Everline Future 50 has showcased some fantastically-disruptive new business concepts, and very few are as exciting as Perkbox – an employee engagement platform that is looking to help company owners retain their most prized assets, staff.
Simply making the effort to thank the people that make your business a success every day has been proven to boost business. Not convinced? Here are three reasons why saying thank you in meaningful ways will enhance your operation.
We’ve taken a look at how gamification will make wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT) a key part of every business.
Continuing on with our exclusive series of articles with Santander, profiling some of the most exciting new export markets for growing SMEs, Alicia Ferrero Vega, Poland country specialist at the bank, explains why there is so much potential in the Central European nation.
Even when there is a limited budget, businesses must realise that it is important to think about innovative and creative ways to reward people for strong performance in line with the company values. This was best highlighted when Admiral boss Henry Engelhardt handed staff £1,000 as he prepared to step down.
Employees have, quite frankly, grown tired of beanbags, pool tables and birthday cakes and have made it their mission to find a company that offers the most unusual benefits – so can you afford not to consider using one of these odd perks?
Organisations have become leaner in the wake of the financial crisis in a bid to save costs, according to CEB. Having such a corporate structure has, however, emerged as one of the main reasons British workers leave their jobs.
The government’s latest initiative in the apprenticeships space will see the creation of an apprenticeship levy, in an effort to reward those training young staff and tackle others which use funding but do not provide an adequate system.
With Glassdoor research suggesting that employee confidence could lead to the expectation of increased salaries, FD Recruit argued that alternative options such as equity shares could attract workers more than cash rewards – especially when it comes to FDs.