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‘Employee Retention’

Mid-way through the recent Kent Digital Awards (June 2017) the room silenced as a large screen flashed up the question ‘What does recognition mean to you?’ There followed a series of short, snappy interviews during which the previous winners explained what recognition means to them. Intrigued by their answers, I listened as one after another […]

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1 in 4 adults are likely to have a mental health problem in any given year, and it’s estimated that only 25% of people with a mental health problem receive treatment, leaving many people dealing with mental health issues on their own. We’ve put together 15 Simple but Effective Ways to Improve your Mental Health. […]

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Money is personal, so why aren’t most banks? First Direct often gets recognised for its customer service, and while we never take awards for granted we’re really proud to have been acknowledged over the years with multiple awards for this. There’s no secret formula for great customer service, but it is personal. By this I mean […]

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Decades ago, it was hard for co-workers in an office to do informal collaboration. Why? Their work spaces were divided by formal offices—walls and doors. That’s one of the reasons that office designers came up with the open office plan: It was thought to increase creativity and sharing by enabling co-workers to bounce ideas off […]

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A quiet office can be a sign of an efficient workforce – but it can also mean people aren’t communicating effectively. In the modern workplace, collaboration is key. But how can you break the silence and encourage people to talk to each other? The Death of Small Talk explores how we can revitalise office chatter and […]

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Work-life balance as a concept has been around since the mid-1980s. The idea behind it is to build awareness so people can achieve an appropriate balance between work and life so they can be happy, healthy and fulfilled. The importance of this balance is often paired with messages about how people should spend time doing […]

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