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The Workforce Christmas Forgot
Traditionally Christmas is the time of year when people want to wind down and focus on family and friends, however new research from Kronos has revealed that most UK employees won’t enjoy the festive period this year as a direct result of work demands.
Happiness is Part of Productivity Puzzle
The productivity puzzle has left economists, politicians and business leaders baffled, but part of the solution could be very simple – keeping the workforce happy.
Battling the Workplace Winter Blues
Winter is a challenging season for employers, especially those needing to increase employee performance and productivity in the busy run up to Christmas. The clocks have gone back and the darker and colder winter days tend to come hand in hand with a drop in staff morale. This, combined with the rise in absenteeism due to winter related illnesses, means maintaining the smooth running of the workplace can become even more challenging.
Survey Reveals the Workforce that Christmas Forgot
The “Christmas Shift” research reveals the attitudes of UK employees towards working over the festive period and identifies significant differences of opinion based on gender and age.
This is Why Your Business Has to Strike the Right Employee Work/Life Balance at Christmas
51% of UK employees have cited ‘job demands’ as the main reason why they can’t enjoy the festive season, with 20% working Christmas Day.
Labour: The Missing Piece in the Industry 4.0 Jigsaw
With manufacturers intently focused on the technology element of Industry 4.0, the workforce management company Kronos warns that maximum benefit can only be achieved if equal attention is paid to the people operating it. Nick Peters reports.
Keeping Productivity High When the Leaves are Falling
Guest blog by Neil Pickering, Marketing and Industry Insight Manager at Kronos
Banishing Post-holiday Blues from the Workplace and Keeping Staff Switched On
Though the UK may have experienced a belated and unexpected heatwave, the summer holidays have come to an unwelcome end. Children are back at school, you can’t get a seat on the train and people have returned to work, slightly sunburnt and downcast with a case of holiday blues.
Increasing Employee Engagement in Manufacturing
Taking steps to boost employee engagement not only helps in retaining valued employees, but it also increases an organisation’s level of performance.