Monday, October 29, 2012

Australia - Ethics of Success

A growing body of evidence indicates that improvements in employee engagement and shared values will boost financial performance. (News release)

Companies Overlooking Staff Values Will Underperform in 2013 Says Corporate Consultancy

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

UK - Job Satisfaction


The business case for job satisfaction is clear: satisfied employees make for a more engaged workforce that will be committed and advocate the business. What's more it'll make for a more productive and profitable business.

Why the work-life balance is now more important than ever

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

UK - The Hidden Cost of Sick Leave

Although the holiday season has ended the holiday pain has not for those employing individuals on long term sick leave.

The Hidden Cost of Sick Leave

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

UK - Absenteeism Survey

The latest CIPD Absence Survey shows a drop from an average of 7.7 to 6.8 days per employee.

Absence Levels

Monday, October 08, 2012

UK - Motivating staff and the changing workplace culture

The current economic climate is still having a significant impact on the way organisations operate. The pressure to cut costs and reduce expenditure has led to a fall in innovation and has also made it harder to motivate and engage employees on an on-going basis.

Motivating staff and the changing workplace culture

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

UK - Employment Tribunal Changes

The annual statistics for claims in employment tribunals (ETs) for 2011/2012 have just been published. The statistics show a 15% reduction in ET claims being presented and an increase in costs awards by ETs, where over 80% have been made against claimants. Despite this, the Government is intent on its employment law reform programme under the auspices of promoting growth - especially for small businesses.

The Future is Bright for Employers - the Future is Blue and Gold!