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Collaboration with the HR department
The HR function can increase its strategic impact and improve organisational performance through key partnerships with other business functions, including procurement, finance and IT. But how and why? We give you the lowdown.
Mental wellbeing and resilience to change
Change can massively impact mental wellbeing, especially if it leads to uncertainty. Whether it's personal change or organisational change, HR's role is to help employees better deal with uncertainty so that their wellbeing and productivity doesn't suffer. Find out what to do here.
In support of World Mental Health Week, Investors in People is proud to announce the publication of its first ever Managing Mental Health in the Workplace report for 2018. Following a survey of 1000 full-time and 1000 part-time employees, IIP collated an eye-opening series of statistics which prove the extent to which mental wellbeing is becoming increasingly important to employees across industry, region and gender.
We’ve talked before about the apprenticeship ‘image problem’ that, thankfully, is starting to disappear.Apprenticeships have a huge amount to offer and the more we do to help young people see apprenticeships as relevant, the quicker the image problem will go away.To do this, we need to understand what they think of them. In 2017, Investors in People conducted research into how young people perceive apprenticeships to find out just that.
Line managers building trust
Trust is a massively important component of the psychological contract at work: without trust, wellbeing, productivity and motivation suffer. Line managers have a role to play in building trust with every single employee. What behaviours truly make a difference? Find out in our latest article.
Line manager trusting team
Trust is essential to the smooth functioning of teams and without trust, team-driven processes like collaboration and innovation wither. What can line managers do to build trust in their teams? We give you five actions all line managers should be taking.
Company meeting at small firm
All-hands meetings for organisations can boost engagement, help distribute key information and ensure employees understand organisational objectives. Our guide tells you how to run them, who should speak, what information you should share - and much more. Read it now.
Blockchain concept for human resources
Blockchain could be as revolutionary as the internet. The impact on organisations would be undeniable. HR needs to be aware of its trajectory and this guide runs through exactly how it might transform HR effectiveness. Read this to bring yourself totally up to speed.
Happy office culture
To be more innovative, creative, forward-thinking and collaborative, your organisation needs a no blame culture. Or does it? We look at the pros and cons of no blame cultures and help you decide if they are right for your organisation. This is a total guide to what you need to know.
Smiley yellow face on pad of paper
Employee recognition schemes are increasingly popular ways to boost engagement and better align employee needs with organisational imperatives. If you have one, or you're planning one, these tips will set you up for success.