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Performance Management is a key HR and Operational practice that is an easy target for criticism from managers who often say they are not happy with the process, or that the information and feedback provided from the process is inaccurate. This has led to a lot of research and articles about what is and isn’t […]

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Age in the Workplace – Research from Business in the Community
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Retain, Retrain, Recruit – Creating workplaces that work for an ageing workforce Currently, 1 million older people aged over 50 who have been forced out of work involuntarily, through redundancy, ill health or compulsory retirement want to work. If just half of these were to move into employment GDP would increase by up to £88 billion […]

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Employee engagement is both an art and a science. As the former, it requires subtletly and nuance; as the latter, it calls for structured practices that have been proven to deliver. One of such practices is online pulse surveying and the like, which allow for incorporating the voice of all employees. But these digital innovations […]

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When it comes to the office environment, people often think the more outspoken people are more likely to get ahead in business, it’s actually not true. Conference Genie have surveyed 500 managers from all different industries, areas in the UK and different age groups to see what they class as the ‘ideal employee’. The statistics we received […]

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Published today, Wednesday 24 June, a new ACAS report Building Productivity. Brendan Barber examines how the UK could improve productivity through the lens of the workplace. Brendan identifies seven levers of workplace productivity, many of which will resonate with employee engagement practitioners: Well designed work Skilled line managers Managing conflict effectively Clarity about rights and responsibilities […]

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A 5-year academic study by the University of Chicago of Great Place to Work data shows that there is a direct link between an organisation’s values as perceived by its employees and its financial performance. A team of researchers at Chicago University, using Great Place to Work data, found: There is no correlation between an […]

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HR professionals have long embraced the link between good people practices and the bottom line. This exclusive report, produced by HRZone and employee engagement specialists Smith & Henderson, summarises the findings from our survey of 578 HR professionals across the UK. The report lets you in on: The secret to getting senior leader buy-in When […]

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 Evidence shows that employee engagement in the NHS is linked to staff wellbeing, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes such as mortality. Put simply, engaged staff deliver better, safer care. Engagement in the NHS has increased over the last two years but there remains significant scope for improvement. The NHS is facing an ‘unprecedented squeeze;’ demand […]

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