Grand gestures v everyday engagement

11 July 2022
The competition for talent (it’s not a war, people) and the drive to get people out of their pjs and into the office, has led a number of companies to make grand gestures. Parties, merchandise, nights out; one professional services firm even has a pub with free drinks now in its building .  There are […]
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The riches of the SimplyEXP conference

22 November 2022
You never think the phrase ‘the Rumpelstiltskin of Internal Comms’ will apply to you, but as I unravel the golden threads that wove their way across the SimplyEXP conference this past week I can’t resist taking on the moniker.   It’s hard to describe the feeling at the SimplyEXP conference last week, but as a […]

Out of the ashes: the latest workplace trends in a changed environment

09 November 2022
Covid was the bushfire that burned away old work habits and attitudes and left bare and fertile ground for new ideas and practices to grow. A year on and the saplings of new behaviours have taken root, so grab your binoculars and let’s take a look at the new landscape.   At the 24-hour Inspiring […]

How to improve employee engagement

28 October 2019
Employers no longer hold the power when it comes to talent. Nearly three quarters of employees fall within the “high-retention-risk” category, and the reason most cited is due to having nowhere else to go on their current organisation’s career ladder. They are confident too, with 53% sure that if they quit or lost their current […]

Value to society

15 July 2019
There’s no doubt that it is more important than ever to show your value to society.  This can be looked at as a combination of your services (i.e. what value do these actually bring to society?), your direct operations (and how they impact on jobs, communities, environment and so on), and your supply chain (and […]

Brands, Purpose and Counter Violent Terrorism!

30 April 2019
Adidas recently announced the launch of a new pair of trainers that you can recycle. ‘It is our first step. A statement of intent to end the problem of waste.’ Boy, a trainer company is going to ‘end the problem of waste’! Wow, we thought! Well, actually, it’s the waste that comes from millions of pairs […]

Diversity – it’s not just about the ladies

28 February 2019
Increasingly, women are making inroads into male dominated industries, but little emphasis is placed on men catching up in female dominated industries. Companies can’t be selective about where to push for equality – it should be happening across the board.   Nursing – From Sisters to Charges   In the US in 1970, only 2.7% […]

Woah! Good morning! Streamlining your comms

01 February 2019
You jump off the tube, scale the escalators, and step out into the biting cold London air. In fact it’s so cold you rush the whole way into work, even though you’re not late, and you don’t particularly want to be there any longer than necessary. But a warm cup of coffee has your […]

Grads, Employers and Ethics

06 December 2018
We attended the final Breakfast News event of 2018 at the Anthologist, hosted by Blackbridge and Group GTI. The overarching theme was around graduates and company ethics, the event aptly being named “who’s been naughty and who’s been nice?” with guest speaker Rev. Richard Coles shining some Christmassy light on the subject. Do the ethics […]

Leadership, Talent and Culture in iGaming

30 November 2018
Here’s a brief overview of our brochure, or download the full thing here Our new (yay!) free (extra yay!) downloadable brochure will give you invaluable insights into attracting and retaining talent, and building your capability in one of the fastest-growing and most competitive sectors in the world. In iGaming, the drive for growth and scale […]
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