18 Sep 2015
With many of us returning to work after sunning ourselves in warmer climes, it’s worth remembering how important it is to continue to impress on your employees health and safety in the workplace. With minds wandering to fond memories of lying on the beach, exploring a new city or even camping with the kids, it’s all too easy to be distracted.
24 Jul 2015
One of the big issues facing UK businesses today is the productivity problem.
There are clear links between productivity and employee engagement which, in turn, influence levels of trust and attitudes. If employees don’t feel they’re being treated justly or their contribution recognised, this can undoubtedly have an impact on productivity.
14 Jul 2015
It’s been a busy spring for everyone at Corporate Culture. In the last few months we've added a number of fantastic new clients to our growing portfolio, and we're working on some great projects with them.
We are delighted to welcome Clancy Group, Novartis, Welsh Water, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership, Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group and Liverpool City Council to our client list.
13 Jul 2015
There are a couple of interesting headlines in the Human Capital Trends 2015 report from Deloitte.
First, the proportion of respondents citing culture and engagement as a “very important” issue almost doubled this year, from 26 percent to 50 percent. It is now the top issue - above leadership.
Second, employees’ motivations have changed. The report says: "Today’s workers have a new focus on purpose, mission, and work-life integration. Today, more than twice as many employees are motivated by work passion than career ambition (12 percent vs. 5 percent)."
To explore the full report, click on the link below.
28 May 2015
Back in March, we launched the latest in our series of sustainable success reports ‘Human’ at The Royal Society in central London.
'Human' is a pioneering and powerful new report that draws together a wealth of cutting-edge science and emerging research into what drives behaviours and decision making.
26 May 2015
Millennials report supports sustainable business practice with an insight into their ‘Big demands and high expectations’.
The Deloitte Millennials survey provides a fascinating insight into what this type of employee is looking for in an employer. The workforce of the future have a challenging wish list and it makes for interesting reading for anyone involved in employee engagement or indeed, sustainable business. Two practices close to our heart.
11 May 2015
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and with statistics stating that 1 in 4 British adults experience at least one diagnosable mental health problem in any one year and that 91 million working days a year are lost to mental ill-health it makes sense that employers are finally engaging at scale in ways to improve their services.
05 May 2015
The average employee sits through on average 6000 meetings during their career. And 6 out of 10 described those meetings as ‘pointless’.
In a recent article by HR Grapevine it was also reported that during these ‘pointless’ meetings 70% zoned out, 48% doodled, 31% thought about what they were going to have for dinner and 29% just stared out the window.
22 Apr 2015
During my busy week back at work after the Easter break I was put in mind of the poignant, 30 second speech that former CEO of Coca-Cola, Bryon Dyson gave a few years ago.
“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air..."
16 Apr 2015
Unnecessary meetings and loud talkers are revealed as the top distractions for British workers, a new survey reveals.
A survey commissioned by Samsung Electronics has shown that British workers only work an average of 22 minutes at a time before becoming distracted, resulting in 70 working days a year being considered unproductive.
13 Mar 2015
A recent survey shows that half of UK organisations are suffering from invisible employee syndrome.
This is the term being used to describe when employees are not engaged with an organisation, so much so that their lack of presence and interaction with their employer is likened to being invisible.
29 Jan 2015
This week it was announced that figures suggest 5,000 fetuses and babies die every year as a result of mums smoking during pregnancy. And it is claimed it can cost the NHS annually up to £64m for problems in mothers and up to £23.5m for infants.
We're delighted to work with an amazing group of clients, whose vision, ambition and challenges always excite and inspire us. Here are just a few recent highlights of the work we've done together.