The importance of resilience


It’s not really news to say that UK-based businesses are facing high levels of uncertainty. Article 50 may have been triggered but while the press froth about sideshows like Gibraltar (sorry, Gibraltar!) the reality is that we’re hearing little to nothing about exactly how the government plans to support the UK’s international trade situation (and the Foreign Minister’s glib comments are hardly reassuring). So, as businesses ponder the prospect of
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Employee engagement


According to the CIPD’s latest Employee Outlook survey (from autumn 2016), the UK workforce remains more than a little unengaged with its work. The CIPD looked at four key engagement factors: how much influence people have over their own job, how well they feel their skills are used, how motivated they feel, and their willingness to put in extra effort. If we average out these four results to get a crude overall engagement score, only 30% of workers feel ‘engaged’ (it’s worth noting that
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