Over the last few years the conversation has turned to all things smart, as ever-changing technologies, apps and devices have opened up a new world of possibilities.
Global productivity is slowing despite employees’ countless efforts to find new and innovative ways to unlock extra output from their people.
It might sound like a disruptive, chaotic and ill-thought-out idea, but talent-minded employers are fast realising the commercial benefits of provide onsite childcare for employees.
Workplaces are rich habitats, full of diverse job roles, different talents, wide-ranging skillsets, far-reaching experience and different age groups. In a talent-poor economy where finding, not to mention keeping, the most skilled employees is one of a business’s biggest challenges.
With so much focus on mental wellbeing, it would be easy to overlook the physical needs of employees and how they are catered for in the workplace.
A few years ago, the First World War slogan ‘keep calm and carry on’ came back into popular use with the discovery of an old war propaganda poster. It went on to become the phrase of the modern era as it adorned home accessories and tourist merchandise and became the foundation for countless new advertising creatives.