Retirement is set to present one of the biggest challenges for businesses in decades. With Baby Boomers fast leaving their careers for retirement and the Millennial generation set to make up 75% of the workforce by 2025.
The subject of women’s rights in the workplace has barely been out of the headlines recently as their experiences of discrimination and sexual abuse have been discussed more openly and honestly than ever before.
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?
Read any article on the modern workplace and you’ll find plenty of references to culture – the all-important glue that helps to unite people and build a positive, productive and supportive place to work, assuming it’s done well.
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.
It’s not uncommon to find a disparity between what clients think they need, and what they actually need from their workspaces, but this disconnect can have costly consequences when it comes to an office redesign or relocation.
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.