A bunch of lazy slackers we definitely are not, but if we are to achieve the levels of economic growth we desperately need in the UK, we are going to have to sort out our historically low productivity problem.
We reached out to a wide range of startup owners to find out how they handle productivity and motivate staff on a day-to-day basis.
In terms of job satisfaction, a study has found a worrying 40 per cent of employees in the UK find their workplaces duties dull.
The question of whether music is distracting in the workplace brings up divided opinion. It’s been noted that sound generally hinders performance, promoting arguments given diverse tastes, yet boosts motivation and elevates stress. Either way, what songs help Brits “get the job done”?
With the evenings getting darker and summer holidays now a distant memory, now is the time to ramp up your business and staff, preventing a slump and encouraging retention, warns LinkedIn.
John Stapleton, the co-founder of New Covent Garden Soup who now invests in and advises growth companies, reveals how he got into business and what he’s learned in his 20+ years of being an entrepreneur.
The issue of productivity and motivation isn’t a new one. But companies are starting to realise methods used to engage and retain baby boomers won’t work as well on Millennials.
We recently interviewed 40 employers in the hospitality and tourism sector to see how they were increasing the productivity and performance of their businesses in order to remain competitive at a time of political and economic uncertainty.
Your people are one of the most powerful forces available to you in realising your goals and ambitions, and the way you culturally think about your people strategy – and how you keep them engaged – is critical to your commercial and business success.
It’s time to acknowledge that while we work longer hours, a distraction epidemic is spreading across Britain, making it harder for staff to refocus.
Jan Cavelle draws a line under the demise of her failing business by touching on how moving away from that toxic environment has been a breath of fresh air.
Ormsby Street CEO Martin Campbell has taken a new approach to employee performance, looking at an individual inside and outside work – getting them to set personal goals.