How to get the best from workspaces

Google’s planned London headquarters near King’s Cross, designed by Heatherwick Studio and Bjarke Ingels Group

Business leaders must put a value on how workplaces foster morale and a shared vision, and provide the spaces needed to achieve their aims

Engaging the disengaged leaders is key to employee engagement

Business leader looking out of window

The pivotal importance of engaged leadership must not be overlooked in the drive to achieve employee engagement

Employers that help staff prepare for retirement can avoid low productivity

Two groups of employees sitting down

Ensuring staff save enough for retirement can engage employees and avoid low productivity among those who cannot afford to give up work

Ambitious apprenticeships targets need new mindsets

vocational education

The Apprenticeship Levy will create opportunities for thousands of young people nationwide, though a change in attitudes is vital for meaningful change

Apprenticeships - More than just a business expense

apprenticeships professionals

While the payment basics of the Levy are pretty straightforward, businesses will only reap the rewards of apprenticeships with a robust strategy

Should social media be allowed at work?

Retail professional on their phone at work

People cannot work productively without taking breaks, but should social media be allowed as a potential distraction?

How data analysis helps you to know your workforce

Human resources chiefs are increasingly demonstrating the worth of people analytics as businesses reap the benefits of getting to know their staff better

Why offices should be open to the local community

Office within community

Community involvement and access to office spaces are now a priority as employers and developers strive to get closer to local people