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Law

20 Inspiring Vision Statement Examples (2017 Updated)

The First Thing All Amazing Startups Work on for a Refreshing Beginning<p>Kirstin O´Donovan<p>Certified Life and Productivity Coach, Founder and CEO of …

Employment

HMV Staff Hijack Official Twitter Account To Announce 'Execution' Redundancies

Disgruntled HMV staff briefly took to Twitter to announce their own firing using the company's official account.<p>In a series of quickly deleted …

Grangemouth union to meet Ineos in bid to save petrochemicals plant

Union leaders are to meet managers at the Grangemouth petrochemicals site in Scotland in a bid to save thousands of jobs after its owner abruptly closed the plant in a bitter industrial dispute.<p>Unite said it had made a number of recommendations to Ineos, which announced the closure of the plant on …

Employee Engagement Does More than Boost Productivity

Improving employee engagement is not simply about improving productivity — although organizations with a high level of engagement do report 22% higher productivity, according to a new meta-analysis of 1.4 million employees conducted by the Gallup Organization.<p>In addition, strong employee engagement …

Disengaged Employees? Do Something About It

New data on employee engagement is in, and it’s downright discouraging. As this post by HBR’s Gretchen Gavett noted, Gallup’s research shows that engagement among US workers is holding steady at a scant 30%. This means seven out of ten people are either “checked out”, or actively hostile toward …

Nice or Tough: Which Approach Engages Employees Most?

It’s probably no news to most people who work that poor leaders produce disgruntled, unengaged employees. Our research also shows convincingly that great leaders do the opposite — that is, that they produce highly committed, engaged, and productive employees.<p>And the difference is cavernous — in a …

Partnering, Not Parenting, for Employee Engagement

<b>3 Steps for Increasing Employee Engagement</b><p><i>The following is a guest article by Kevin Kruse, a serial entrepreneur and NY Times BESTSELLING AUTHOR, who</i> …

Live discussion: improving employee engagement in the NHS

After the failings at Mid Staffs and Morecambe Bay, many have agreed on the need to change the culture of the NHS.<p>In his report on Mid Staffs, Robert Francis QC highlighted that a priority was to strengthen day-to-day engagement. He implied that the NHS needs stronger and more consistent engagement …

How to Keep Your Employees Engaged

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the September 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Q: How do I gauge employee engagement?<p><b>A:</b> Don Rheem believes keeping employees invested in their jobs and dedicated to the company vision--that is, engaged …

Employee Engagement

Gove urges 'ideologically motivated' teachers' unions to abandon strikes

The education secretary, Michael Gove, will pitch himself on the side of parents against "ideologically motivated" teachers' leaders, by calling on the unions to abandon strikes designed to halt performance-related pay.<p>Gove is making a speech on the issue on Wednesday and is armed with a Populus …

Union leader: teachers' strike is 'absolute last resort'

NASUWT general secretary Chris Keates says the one-day strike in a continued row over pay is about teachers' "anger and frustration at the failure" of Education Secretary Michael Gove to "take their concerns seriously".<p>Thousands of teachers are taking part on a one-day strike today in a continued …

Teachers strike over pay and conditions across 49 local authorities

Schools throughout the Midlands, Yorkshire and east of England have been forced to shut after members of Britain's two largest teachers' unions took industrial action as part of a series of regional protests against government plans to change teachers' pay and working conditions.<p>The joint action by …

Teachers explain why they're on strike: 'We must stop using education as a political football'

Schools across the east of England, the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside have been forced to shut after industrial action by two of England's biggest teaching unions, the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the NASUWT.<p>The government has condemned the move, saying it is …