Voice of the Employee

Uber

ANOTHER UBER BOSS QUITS AS PR DISASTER RIDDEN FIRM CONTINUES TO FACE PEOPLE PROBLEMS

Uber’s head of communications has become the latest executive to leave the embattled ride-sharing firm. Chief executive Travis Kalanick confirmed Rachel Whetstone’s departure in an all-staff email on Tuesday. No reason has been given for her resignation, though it follows months of turbulence at Uber. Ms Whetstone joined the company from Google in 2015. “I […]

Productivity

JUST ONE IN TWO EMPLOYEES SAY THEY ARE PRODUCTIVE AT WORK

Junior members of the workforce are most likely to be disengaged, demotivated and lacklustre about work according to survey on happiness in the UK workplace Personal Group, a leading provider of employee services in the UK, has today unveiled the findings of its Hapi Survey as part of an upcoming report on The Business of […]

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NO THANKS FROM BRITISH BOSSES FOR ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT SERVICE WORKERS

More  than half of administrative and support services bosses are failing to recognise the impact a simple thank you can have on staff retention figures, according to new research. A survey of 1,002 workers by One4all Rewards, as part of the Rewards Review, revealed that 87% of administrative and support service workers reporting they do […]

Employee rewards

NEARLY HALF OF EMPLOYEES ARE UNHAPPY WITH CURRENT WORKPLACE REWARD PROGRAMMES

UK workers are not seeing value in company recognition schemes, with almost half of employees (45%) dissatisfied with their workplace rewards programmes, according to new research commissioned by Totem. The level of dissatisfaction rises to 54% for staff in the travel and transport industry and healthcare sector, with those in IT and professional services most […]

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NHS SURVEY SHOWS IMPROVEMENTS OF WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE DESPITE HUGE FINANCIAL PRESSURES

A survey of more than 423,000 NHS staff has shown their workplaces are improving, despite the huge financial pressures and public demand on healthcare. Responding anonymously to the annual NHS Staff Survey, staff reported small but measurable improvements in 26 of the 32 key categories, including having confidence to raise concerns about clinical practice, feeling […]