Category: Employee Engagement

Why dress down Friday is a load of bollocks

Nigel Marsh has a blunt and simple approach to the concept of work-life-balance. And the reality of the society that we’re in is there are thousands and thousands of people out there leading lives of quiet, screaming desperation, where they

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BA readies staff morale boosting campaigns

British Airways has had its share of troubles over the last few years with reducing volumes of business travel, rising fuel prices and staff strikes. Getting profitable growth back in the business will be a challenge as the original cachet

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Munich Re held orgy for salesmen

Now here is an interesting twist on staff incentives and rewards. One of the biggest insurance companies in the world held a party for salesmen where they were rewarded with the services of prostitutes. The full story: BBC News – German

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HR impact on business success

I wonder who will win? We, that is Sodexo Motivation Solutions, are sponsors of the HR impact on business success award this year at the CIPD People Management Awards 2010. The winner was decided back in September by a panel of

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There’s more to reward than headline-grabbing stories about City bonuses

The past year has been a tale of two sectors for reward. While most private-sector organisations froze pay in 2009 to keep down costs, much of the public sector continued to award pay rises, typically of 2 to 4 per

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Are work web blockers a waste of time?

He points to the Palo Alto Networks report we mentioned earlier as proof of this, with the companies taking part all having multiple security technologies to control users and applications; “yet the data showed that unwanted applications, threats and bandwidth

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Relax and accept World Cup fever

Do you remember all that fuss about employers losing productivity during the football World Cup? See my letter in the FT. It all seems so long ago. So how long will it be before we see the same conversation but

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