Employee engagement

Articles about employee engagement for UK small businesses. Engaged employees are enthusiastic, motivated, and better connected to their roles, leading to higher job satisfaction, productivity growth, and improved customer satisfaction.

Employing & managing staff

How to elevate employee engagement levels

Pietro Carmignani, UK country manager at Gympass, provides some simple tips to empower staff and keep them engaged.


Focus on Gen Z damaging employee engagement and performance

New report highlights risks of focusing workforce strategy on a single group as cross-generational tensions rise.

Employing & managing staff

Three opportunities of a pre-paid employee engagement programme

Here, Heather Ribbans, head of prepaid at AFEX, explains how the introduction of a prepaid programme can maximise the efficiency of your workforce.


The top five questions your employees are afraid to ask

Dealing with the boss can be nerve wracking, so it’s unsurprising that one in four employees admit that there are certain questions they’re afraid to ask their employer.

Employing & managing staff

How to reinvigorate your workforce and make engagement a priority

Here, Phil Sheridan, senior managing director of Robert Half UK, talks us through making employee engagement a priority at your company.

Employing & managing staff

Top five tips to ace employee engagement during Wimbledon

In this piece Neil Pickering, customer and industry insight manager at Kronos, gives five tips to keep employees engaged during Wimbledon.


Rise in UK employers using wellbeing strategies to improve engagement

Employers are working hard to ensure they have a healthy wellbeing strategy in place to improve employee health.


Changes to employee engagement strategies will fail without HR function rethink

HR departments need to rethink their strategies on up-skilling and training current staff if they are to continue hiring future staff.

Employing & managing staff

How can I keep my employees engaged?

Is there a way I can prevent my employees becoming bored at work? How can I ensure that they feel challenged and satisfied in their role?

Business Technology

How do I encourage employees to share ideas on business growth?

Q: I value my employees' ideas on growing our company but some staff don't have the confidence to make their opinion known. How can I encourage them to have their say?


Employee engagement low in SMEs

Just over a third of British staff are highly engaged at work, while 48 per cent claim to be only moderately engaged with the remainder having no or low engagement, research finds.


Voluntary sector produces the happiest employees, survey finds

Employee engagement in UK organisations is highest in the voluntary sector, research finds.

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free