Employee Engagement Surveys

Good employers know the importance of researching the feelings of their staff through an employee opinion survey.  When did your company last conduct one of these?  How do you feel about being asked to complete them? In the drive towards building higher levels of employee engagement, it’s really important that organisations collect regular data on how engaged/disengaged […]

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Organisational transformation

Now, more than ever, is the time for organisational transformation.  As businesses change so the structure needs to change.  However, what should a good change plan include?  Everyone knows what a good business plan looks like, but when confronted with the need for a good change plan you might find that opinions will vary depending on one’s position. […]

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Knowing what the other hand is doing…

If you have ever had the pleasure of attending Crown Court or Magistrates Court as a victim or a witness, then I am sure that you will find some similarity in the story I am about to tell…. During late July 2014, a child abuse report was made to the police.  I’m not going to […]

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Value based decision-making can aid our euro vote dilemma

With the announcement that there will be a referendum held on June 23rd to decide whether we will remain in the European Community or not, will come an extensive period of campaigning and debate aimed at persuading us to vote one way or the other that will divide families and communities in different ways to […]

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Starting your career? Some points to consider. . .

In our business we get to talk a lot about “careers”.  This is a hot topic in our home at the moment; not only for our 20 year old son, who has moved away from home to further his education, but also for our daughter who has just chosen her  GCSE options. There is some […]

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Business strategy – this one’s a winner

Well, this past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me. However, through all the different things that I have had going on, one simple statement made by our car salesman; Jamie, has stuck in my head; “It doesn’t matter what car we sell, we all get the same commission.” I believe that […]

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