With unreliable trains and increasing congestion on the roads, not to mention the time spent traveling to work each week, commuting in the UK is a costly endeavor for employees. But have you considered what it is costing business too?
Ann Clarke of Claremont looks at the commercial importance of an agile workplace, the influential technologies that are presenting new opportunities and why the time to embrace them is now.
For decades, big businesses have invested millions of pounds into finding ways to make consumers buy their products, love their brands and recommend them to others, yet little focus has been put on targeting the employee and giving them the same brand experience.
New research from the London School of Economics has revealed that employees who can speak openly about their depression with their managers are more productive than those whose bosses avoid the issue.
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.