Productivity secrets: better leaders and working smarter

Addressing the UK’s productivity puzzle is a matter of improving management by engaging, empowering and motivating employees

Leaders’ advice for boosting employee productivity

Five thought leaders offer tips to help overcome obstacles to raising productivity

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

Reward top performers with higher pay

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Should employees who add value or bring in more business get greater reward?

Planning to counter tech threat to jobs

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The impact of automation and artificial intelligence threatens to throw millions out of work, giving rise to a proposed universal basic income

The complexity of measuring productivity of the UK workforce

Measuring UK economic productivity

Measurement of productivity is at best an inexact science, which loses meaning as the economy becomes more complex, so why is it deemed so important?

Employers are waking up to financial wellbeing

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1 in 4 UK employees have money worries which negatively affect their work performance

Presenteeism and the hidden costs of staff who are glued to their seats

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Smart thinking required to stop staff from working while sick or lingering at the end of the day