The Carillion incident has brought to light the flaws present in the business landscape. More specifically, reports present it as a lesson in evading toxic culture.
Investing in your culture is an investment in your people, says breatheHR CEO Jonathan Richards. Here’s why SMEs should care about company culture.
Disneyland may be coined the happiest place on Earth, but employees beg to differ. Praseeda Nair & Letitia Booty explore how Disneyland and other big brands are failing on company culture and what that means for the bottom line.
With 27 April marking On Your Feet Day, an annual event that encourages employees to sit less and stand more, Real Business hears from five executives who’ve ‘taken a stand’ against excessive sitting and fostered a culture of movement in their organisations.
How would you respond if an employee asked to take time off on a busy week? Would you say, “Could you move it to another day?” Or would you take a deep breath and tell them, “Don’t worry about work. We’ll cover for you.” The latter will make staff feel loved.
Not someone who whose natural skills set lends itself to business messaging, Richard Blanford has been canvassing opinion for a new strategy.
Recent sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein have served to highlight how common and pernicious this issue still is in the workplace. But there are ways to prevent it.
Employer brand is key. While people may be attracted to working for you by the role and salary, your business reputation also plays a significant part in attracting top quality talent.
Jonathan Richards, CEO at breatheHR, takes a look at how the recent Uber woes demonstrate the vital importance of starting as you mean to go on.
Ed Cooke and his business Memrise have a new office, and important decisions like the right coffee machine got him thinking about company culture.
Over a third of employees hate their job. This is resulting in 84.4 per cent of the nation’s workers looking for new work in a bid to escape the factors that make their job so unbearable.
Like most kids, I loved Star Wars and was enthralled by the adventures of the rebellion fighting against the evil empire. All I wanted to do when I grew up was become a Jedi like Luke Skywalker. Not much to ask, but then again I’ve always been ambitious – even as an eight year old. As I got older, a funny thing happened – a Jedi Knight I became thanks to the lessons from Star Wars movies!