Broadcast from Media City in Salford, Manchester, on Friday 20th May, the second ‘Best Companies Live’ of 2022 revealed which organisations had achieved an employee engagement score high enough to gain a place on the national, regional, and sector-based League Tables of the Best Companies to Work For in the UK.Read article
With the ‘great resignation’ seeing more employees than ever choose to move on from their roles, just what is the best tactic for recruiting and retaining talent in the current climate? Here, we review the highlights from this session during February’s Best Companies Live, where we heard from the organisations that are leading the way in their approach to catching the eye of the jobseeker and creating a workplace culture that people don’t want to leave.
Leading and managing people is hard at the best of times but throw in the challenges of the last two years and it becomes particularly difficult. So just what are the hallmarks of great leadership in a changing world? In the following article, we share the highlights from our discussion at February’s Best Companies Live.
The climate crisis is arguably one of the most pressing subjects of our time. But how can making organisational commitments to protect the planet benefit both business and engagement? In the following article, we hear from our panellists speaking at February’s Best Companies Live event as to why being environmentally responsible matters.
If any question is likely to draw a diverse pool of answers, it’s “what would be your ideal working arrangement?” and deciding just what level of flexibility works for everyone is a challenge many organisations are currently facing. In the following article, we review the highlights from our panel discussion looking at flexibility in the workplace during February’s Best Companies Live.
After a constant battle with change and disruption in many employees’ personal and professional lives, the rise of burnout and the effect of fatigue is a reality that some are now facing. Here, we review the highlights from this session during February’s Best Companies Live, where we hear from our guests about the approaches they’ve taken to look after their employees’ wellbeing.
Broadcast from Media City in Salford, Manchester, on Friday 18th February, the second edition of ‘Best Companies Live’ revealed which organisations had achieved an employee engagement score high enough to gain a place on the national, regional, and sector-based League Tables of the Best Companies to Work For in the UK.
It goes without saying that in any year improvements in employee engagement should be celebrated. However, for those that have managed improvements so significant that they have made the biggest change to their previous survey score in their size category – it is more important than ever. In this article, we hear from the winners of the Special Award for ‘Best Improver’ at Best Companies Live, where they discussed how they made such an achievement in such a challenging year.
Putting an emphasis on delivering training is undoubtedly more difficult during a pandemic, however, some organisations found innovative and unique ways to continue their employees learning and development when Covid-19 hit. In the following article, we hear from the winners of the ‘Personal Growth’ Special Award at Best Companies Live, where they shared the practices they put in place and how their learnings will shape the way that employees train, develop and grow in the future.
Wellbeing might well be the buzzword of the last 18 months, with the pandemic heightening awareness of the importance of both mental and physical health. In this article, we hear from the four winners of the ‘Wellbeing’ Special Award, as they discuss what they learnt about wellbeing and the approaches they put in place during Best Companies Live.
Through the difficulties of the pandemic, it has been truly encouraging to see many organisations playing a part to help those in need. But why does doing the right thing matter? In this article, we hear from four organisations who participated at Best Companies Live about the reasons why giving something back is so important to them.
Since March 2020, the world of work has, for many, become very different. But what has the time since taught us, and what does it mean for the future of the workplace? In this article, we hear from four organisations who participated at Best Companies Live, about their learnings and their strategies going forward.
In times of uncertainty, change, or crisis, employees look to the leaders of an organisation for clarity and direction. According to the winners of this year’s ‘Best Leader’ Special Award, there’s a few key areas of focus that helped them through difficult times, which they shared during a discussion at our recent Best Companies Live event.