The electricity industry is in need of a new generation of engineers with the skills to work on the energy systems of the future as it begins to benefit from a range of new smart and low carbon technologies.
Ross Thompson at Arden University reveals the hidden benefit of executive coaching – which is the potential to unlock talent and capability via the promotion of candour and personal opinion.
Most businesses wouldn't hesitate to give employees time off to mourn the death of a family member or close friend. But what happens if that loved one is a pet? Can they take bereavement leave? Kate Palmer, Director of Advisory, Peninsula Associates, discusses here.
Working weeks that exceed 48 hours may shorten life expectancy by up to 9 years, new research shows.
According to numerous research, there’s one thing that’s frequently listed as a top perk for workers and that’s workplace training. Here, we’ll look at why workplace training is key to your businesses’ success.
In 2013, a survey found that salaries within the renewable energy industry were growing at a faster rate than oil and gas sectors.
Research from the British Heart Foundation shows Brits spend around 67 hours a week sitting down– making us inactive for up to three out of seven days.
UK employment rate at joint record high 76.1%, as number in work reaches 32.8 million, and wages surpass inflation for the 17th consecutive month.
Chris Parke, CEO and Co-founder, Talking Talent, discusses how workers are being affected by work-related stress and what businesses can do to support their employees.
Dr Shahnaz Hamid, Programme Leader at Interactive Pro, tells us how smarter working improves employees’ performance.
Offering flexi-time is not agile working. Individuals need to feel valued – and that demands a fundamentally different approach to employee empowerment and trust, explains Adam Kene, Managing Director at Kene Partners.
In this article, we explore the reality behind working at some of the top 10 businesses most sought after on LinkedIn.
Hilary Scarlett, speaker, author and consultant at Scarlett & Grey, provides an insight into how we can manage change in the workplace and highlighting the importance of belonging, with a specific focus on neuroscience.
A new study by Reward Gateway, which surveyed 500 employees in the UK, revealed that generic and annual recognition or rewards are inadequate as modern workers demand to be recognised in more timely and meaningful ways.
Here, a survey of 1,424 women in the workplace is analysed to find that over half of the respondents feel empowered.
The impact of a pressure-filled summer season is causing more than half of UK employees to experience chronic workplace stress, or ‘burnout’, according to the second Wellbeing Index Report.
A Freedom of Information request finds that local councils are not realising productivity improvements through automated workflows.
Paul Friday, Director of Strategic Relationships at MHR explores how HR can help protect employees from stress before it spirals into burnout in the workplace.
Richard Morris, CEO, IWG UK explores how the growing appetite for flexible working has driven the real estate revolution over the last five years.
When the sunny season finally comes around how many of us get the chance to enjoy significant time outdoors? Here Crown Workforce Management explores how the concept of summertime hours can change this.