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2019 Employee Engagement Summit

EUROPE’S BIGGEST EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT EVENT

The Summit is the premier event of its kind in Europe and is back and bigger than ever for 2019, being held on 10th May in Central London. 

With research showing that organisations are facing a radically shifting context for the workforce, the workplace, and the world of work, the employee engagement team are faced with a number of converging issues that are driving the need to ‘rewrite the rules’ of engagement. For this reason, we’ve collated the best of the best within the industry to share their stories with you as to how they’ve successfully led their organisation through disruptive times.

3 PLENARY KEYNOTES | 70+ SPEAKERS | 700+ DELEGATES | FOCUS GROUP SESSIONS

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JP Morgan creates first US bank-backed cryptocurrency

US investment bank JP Morgan has created a cryptocurrency to help settle payments between clients in its wholesale payments business. JPM Coin is the first digital currency to be backed by a major US bank. The crypto-currency, which runs on blockchain technology, has been used successfully to move money between the bank and a client […]

Hotel chain blames Brexit for shortage of workers and profit fall

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has blamed a shortage of workers due to Brexit uncertainty for contributing to falling profits. The hotel chain reported a 28% fall in pre-tax profits to £106m for the 12 months to 31 December 2018, compared with the same period in 2017. It said Brexit concerns had affected its UK hotels, […]

Royal Bank of Scotland warns of Brexit harm as profits double

Royal Bank of Scotland has reported profits of £1.62bn for 2018, more than double the £752m it made a year earlier. RBS chief Ross McEwan called the results “a good performance in the face of economic and political uncertainty”. Mr McEwan said the UK economy faced “a heightened level of uncertainty related to ongoing Brexit […]

NHS organisations asked to replace all paper-based communications with email

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has called for all NHS organisations to replace all paper-based and fax-based communications with email to “reduce delays, boost cyber security and cut wastage”. The use of email in all communications by NHS organisations will not only introduce efficiency, but will also enable all NHS organisations to securely communicate with […]

Digital Workplace Forum Chair Report

by Faran Johnson, Managing Director at Engage for Success It was such a pleasure to be chairing a great set of speakers at the 2019 Digital Workplace Directors Forum. Inspired by the opening keynote speakers, Dominic Holmes and Peter Finding from Taylor Vinters giving us real insight into the future of work by looking at their […]

Financial stress causes one in four to lose concentration at work

Research from Hastee Pay has found that 25% of UK workers have suffered from a lack of concentration at work due to worry over their personal finances showing productivity could be improved if workers had more control over their earned pay. Of 1,000 workers surveyed, 25% say they have suffered from a lack of concentration […]

2.6 million Brits aim to become their own boss in 2019

New research reveals that more Brits than ever before want to start their own business in 2018.  The survey of 1,000 working British people, carried out by award-winning cloud accounting software provider FreeAgent, found that 8% intend to start their own business within the year of 2019. With over 32 million people currently working in […]

Patisserie Valerie rescue saves 2000 jobs

Patisserie Valerie is being bought out of administration in a deal that will save nearly 2,000 jobs. The management team at the coffee and cake chain has secured backing from investment firm Causeway Capital to take over 96 shops. Sister brand Philpotts has also been sold in a separate deal, saving a further 21 stores. […]

Morrisons faces women’s equal pay action

Supermarket giant Morrisons is facing legal action by women who work in its stores and warehouses. The women, both current and former employees, say they are not paid the same as male workers who are doing comparable jobs. Lawyers say that if the legal challenge is successful, thousands of women could receive back pay averaging […]

More than one in four admit being ‘married to the job’ in Valentines Day week

Recent research commissioned by Perkbox, Europe’s fastest growing employee experience platform, to coincide with Valentine’s day, has found that over a quarter of working Brits admit they are ‘married to their job’, with 45 per cent habitually working outside of their contracted hours for over an hour a day everyday, including weekends. The research, which […]