employee benefits

The Importance of Learning and Development Opportunities in a Scaleup

When scaling a business, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to invest your money. It’s tempting to place as much as possible on methods to bring in new leads and new business which will fuel your growth quickly. However, you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of investing in your employees and team, their skills and the […]

Why now is the perfect time to review your company culture

Many businesses have had to shift to remote working to keep employees safe and thus has left leaders with the ability to have a new perspective. Being physically away from the office space and your team enables you to hold your company culture up to the mirror, giving you the chance to see your business […]

Remote working: Are work-life boundaries getting blurred?

Is remote working always a benefit? Research has shown that remote working can increase productivity levels, promote better health and wellbeing amongst employees and, in turn, increase retention levels. As well as this, research shows that 80% of remote workers have higher morale and lower stress levels. These benefits can be due to employees having […]

What matters most to candidates? Pay, culture, purpose?

Research by LinkedIn has found that the most crucial part of a job advert is the salary range. This may not seem all that surprising. However, research by Glassdoor also shows that candidates are looking for more than just money from their new role. What do candidates want? The answer to this question isn’t simple. […]

The case for a flexible working policy

5 Key Benefits Only 50% of UK employers offer flexible working. Yet, research shows that 87% of the UK’s full-time workforce wants to work flexibly, and 73% of the workforce want a workplace culture where people are judged on the work they do rather than the hours they put in. As well as this, new […]

Entry-level positions: how to ensure longevity

Retention strategies for early-career employees Expectations that entry-level employees are only looking to join a company for the short-term can ultimately cause a self-fulfilling prophecy. If employers see no need to invest in people because they expect them to leave, those employees will inevitably leave. Often, this expectation is false, making the outcome avoidable. When […]

5 steps to building a multi-brand EVP

What is an EVP? Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) defines why your company is different to others you might be competing with for candidates. Katharine Newton, Head of Insight at Talent Works, defines an EVP as a compelling description of the most defining and differentiating aspects of what an organisation offers, and what’s expected of […]

Unlimited holidays and the 4-day week: The future, or a fad?

The unlimited holidays concept has been quickly gaining traction over the last few years. A never-ending amount of time to spend with your family, catching up on boxsets, and traveling. It seems genius, right? Especially in this current culture in which employee wellbeing is being given ever higher precedent. More companies are realising the benefits […]