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Why Mental Health Awareness Week Matters

by Elizabeth Akass, Editor, Engage Business Media Mental Health Awareness Week is an increasingly notable week in the year, running from 13th to 19th May in 2019. Started by the Mental Health Foundation in 2001, it is a pinnacle annual week for businesses, schools, and communities to normalise opening dialogues and reducing stigma around the […]

Putting accessibility first in customer experience

By Inecke Snyder-Lourens, Director of Professional Services, Cognifide Over 20% of the world’s population has a disability, that’s one in five individuals. The combined UK spending power of people and their families with disabilities is £249 billion a year. Combine this with the fact that we’re all living longer, increasing the incidence and definitions of […]

2019 Employee Engagement Summit Chair Report – Gerry Brown

We frequently hear the phrase that happy employees make happy customers. While we may think that is overly simplistic, this year’s Employee Engagement Summit, where I chaired Hall 3, clearly demonstrated that simplicity is an underappreciated value. The rich variety of presenters from both the public sector and private business, enthusiastically showed that employee engagement, […]

2019 Employee Engagement Summit Chair Report – Jo Moffatt

by Jo Moffatt, Strategy Director, Engage for Success and MD, Woodreed Great to be invited to chair a stream – a real opportunity to combine my two passions – 1. brands and their power to move people and 2. employee engagement and its vital role in delivering a high performing organisation. A show of hands […]

Breaking the Absence Cycle

Hastee Pay CEO James Herbert explores how employers can act to stop 2018’s absence trends repeating year after year. We all have to call in sick from time to time. The fact is, none of us are superhuman and no matter how well you take care of yourself, illness will inevitably strike at some point. […]

How to Recognise Work Addiction in the Workplace

The growth of technology combined with the idea that we need to work harder to achieve more is a popular concept in the modern workplace. While there’s no denying the benefits and triumphs that come from committed bursts of hard work, unwavering dedication can tip the balance, turning a hard worker into a workaholic. As […]

Employee Engagement Summit Speaker Interview – Denise Sanderson-Estcourt

With just one week to go until the Employee Engagement Summit, we sat with speakers to hear an insight into their industry and what you can expect to learn from their case studies. Today, we are joined by Denise Sanderson-Estcourt, Learning and Organisational Development Business Partner at the Royal College of Physicians… Please tell us […]

Employee Engagement Summit Speaker Interview – Joanne Carlin

With less than two weeks to go until the Employee Engagement Summit, we sat with speakers to hear an insight into their industry and what you can expect to learn from their case studies. Today, we are joined by Joanne Carlin, Director of People and Development at Daniel Thwaites… 1. Please tell us more about […]

Employee Engagement Summit Speaker Interview – Pablo Camba

With less than two weeks to go until the Employee Engagement Summit, we sat with speakers to hear an insight into their industry and what you can expect to learn from their case studies. Today, we are joined by Pablo Camba, Regional HR Manager (North UK) at Zara… 1. Please tell us more about the […]