Top employers are helping with city housing

Shortages of affordable housing have left employers worried about recruiting and retaining top talent, so now some are taking action

Time off incentives can boost productivity

Incentivising top performers with time off rather than just cash bonuses is not widespread, but some believe it could boost profitability

Does your company culture need a vitamin or an aspirin?

When it comes to employee retention, company culture is crucial. David Nast offers guidance on diagnosing ailments in employee engagement

Understanding employees is key to changing risk culture

When shaping behaviour, managers should focus on attitudes and incentives, not the rulebook

Do firms need a director of happiness?

German metalworkers

Human resources leaders who champion employees’ wellbeing not only help retain key staff but also boost the bottom line

The concept of total talent management

Total talent management illustration

With changes in employment and work practices, organisations are developing a new concept of total talent management

Should age count in an inclusive employment era?

Man working in coffee shop

As a new cohort of young people queues up to be employed, should employers take a broader view of staff engagement beyond catering for each generation?

Customers’ and staff needs should not clash

Ibis mobile customer service

Organisations are adopting new ways of meeting increasing customer expectations while looking after their staff