How disconnected are your company values?

How disconnected are your company values?

A Wake Up Call A recent Institute of Leadership & Management survey showed a frequent mismatch between company values and those of their staff. That could be a problem for you. Chances are, if your people don’t buy into or share your Values they won’t stick and...
What we can all learn from the NHS staff survey results

What we can all learn from the NHS staff survey results

For the last few years, we’ve looked at the results from the annual NHS staff survey to see how the sector has been performing in the areas of bullying, harassment and speaking up, and if they have been improving over time. Well, it’s that time of year again, and the...
The Persistence of Discrimination (Against All Reason)

The Persistence of Discrimination (Against All Reason)

One thing which still amazes, and saddens, in equal proportions is how slowly equality and diversity are progressing. It would be nice to think that it would progress because it is the right (not to mention legally required) thing to do.  One would also expect that by...
Are You Failing Half of Your Workforce

Are You Failing Half of Your Workforce

It’s no secret that employee engagement across the UK leaves a lot to be desired, costing the economy £billions.   It’s also no secret that progress many organisations have made towards gender equality leaves much to be desired. I was recently struck by a number of...