Team building + Volunteering = Business win

I’ve been doing my bit! Click here to donate today to my Muddy Race for Life…   If I told you that approximately 70% of FTSE 100 companies have a volunteering programme, would you be surprised? I know I was! So, there must be a compelling reason why our biggest and most successful corporates do this. After all, they have budgets and performance targets like the rest of us. So how do they justify this ‘charitable’ financial commitment to their returns-hungry shareholders? Because they know that engaged employees make better…

Spotting the bullies

A couple of weeks ago it was national Anti-bullying week and children around the country are wearing odd socks and celebrating what makes them, and others, unique and why it’s important to be able to be themselves without fear of bullying. The tagline is ‘All Different, All Equal’ and it’s heartening to see such a progressive attitude towards the prevention of bullying amongst our younger people. So why then do over 91% of employees report that that their employer did not deal with the consequences of social bullying at work?*…