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What Employees Want – How to Attract and Retain Talent

In the competitive world of attracting employees is today’s job market, there is definitely something to be said for considering your employee packages. With this in mind, its time to rip up the standard job description – and get creative!

Be flexible

One silver lining of the Covid pandemic has been the normalisation of flexible working and remote working. Employers that did [...]

October 22, 2021
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Keeping up team morale amid the second wave

Keeping team morale up amid the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to have been one of the biggest challenges faced by employers.

Although some employees may be enjoying the prolonged period of working from home, it’s worth noting that not all team members or their home environments are suited to remote working. Quite rightly, mental health has been highlighted as a potential [...]

November 9, 2020
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What steps are you taking to encourage employee wellbeing?

According to a recent study, four in ten UK adults are ‘close to breaking point’ at work. The survey by the CABA found that employees lose an average of 5 hours of sleep each week because of the pressures they face at work, while also uncovering that the average working adult feels stressed for almost a third of their [...]

November 15, 2019
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Stop! Employee Issues Ahead…

The majority of businesses rely heavily on their employees and when things are running smoothly, it can be easy to take the formalities for granted. However, keeping on top of employee-related matters stands you in good stead…A business is only ever as good as its people, and where there are issues with employees, it can be difficult to prevent a [...]

August 10, 2019
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Profiling for performance

Profiling potential members of staff during the recruitment process can really help to see whether an individual has the right skills and personal attributes to be able to not only deliver the job at hand, but also fit in with the culture and unique nature of your organisation. This is something we recently touched upon in our blog about getting [...]

November 8, 2018
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Engage your staff and watch your profits soar!

We all want employees to share our passion for our company mission, applying just as much time, effort and care as we do as business owners. But most of the time, this just doesn’t happen. Although many staff care about their jobs, creating true engagement is hard to achieve.

So what could you do to better engage your staff and in [...]

June 7, 2018
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Have you got the right people on the bus?

Over the years of working with businesses of all shapes, sizes and types, people problems is one of the most commonly occurring themes when a business runs into issues.

Most people who set up businesses do so with an end goal in mind. Whatever that ‘final destination’ is,
if you don’t have the right people on board, it will almost certainly [...]

October 5, 2017
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Ways to retain staff

Ways to retain staff

Whether it’s at the highest corporate level, or for the most apparently menial job, it’s important to find ways to retain staff. In a competitive marketplace, though, every business owner faces challenges in this respect.

It doesn’t matter how many employees your company has – whether it’s two or two thousand, you’re faced with the same worries about staff retention. Ways [...]

January 29, 2016
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Win a business consultation with Agenda

Win a tasty business consultation with Agenda

Business life is tough, and we’re all glad of some support and guidance when it’s available – especially when it’s free!

Today’s challenging marketplaces mean it’s more important than ever to keep your business on track. In the whirlwind of decision-making, networking and simply getting the job done, it can be difficult to know where to turn for advice.

That’s why Agenda’s [...]

September 29, 2015
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How to create a harmonious workplace

How to create a harmonious workplace

The idea of a happy workplace doesn’t have to be pie-in-the-sky, but in far too many cases, small issues can create big problems. Taking action in advance, and having strategies in place to address issues, can help you create a harmonious workplace.

The most important step is to create and maintain a culture of openness in your organisation. If the members [...]

September 28, 2015
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