Within the world of work, it’s taken as a given that those employees who leave work ‘on time’ are seen as underperforming compared to their counterparts who exceed their stated work hours. But why is this” Is this a productive cultural trend to encourage in the workplace Moreover, are we as employers unknowingly encouraging this practice of presenteeism to our the detriment of our own businesses?
Employers must listen to their employees, and especially so when it comes to their mental health issues. Here’s how to do it with compassion whilst staying within the realms of professionalism and good management.
All employees have the right to feel safe and secure in their places of work, as they should in all aspects of their lives. But what happens when a person is violated sexually at work” I want to tell you about a victim who is taking on the financial might of a City institution to fight for her rights.
The New Year has heralded the rise of escalating train fares, but that’s not the whole story.
Businesses have to stay ahead of the curve to stand out. Adapting to the times and developing new strategies is essential to business growth, says Shredall’s Nik Williams.
How did your Christmas party go this year” Do your employees actually enjoy them” And if not, what purpose do they really serve
Our I Tried series has seen numerous business owners trial methods and technologies to increase productivity or work output. The latest in the hot seat, Darren Fell, delivers the Insight he got from an app.
Sickness absence is a problem for all businesses. For SMEs, it accounts, on average, for over five lost working days per employee per year, according to the CIPD. Virtual GP services are beginning to change that.
It can be lonely at the top, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how five SME owners make wellbeing a priority.
Charlie Mullins discusses a Chinese policy which sees employees have their pay packets docked unless they hit workplace exercise targets!
In collaboration with AXA PPP healthcare, Real Business consults three SME leaders passionate about workplace wellbeing to find out why a culture shift is so important and how personal experiences have informed their attitudes to work and wellbeing.
Company culture is a term that gets thrown about a lot. But establishing a clear and easily memorable company culture based on founding values, visions, and a team mission, makes businesses run better from the inside out.