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Poor company culture costs the UK economy an astonishing £23.6bn each year, according to a report by breatheHR. What’s more, failing to prioritise this often neglected yet vital element of a business has caused a third (34%) of British employees to quit their jobs. The report,...

As I discussed in Part One of this piece, whether you're upgrading your ERP, moving to a hybrid solution or embarking on a total transition to the Cloud, careful planning is essential if you are ever going to reach the summit of ERP perfection. So while we have...

Four years ago, Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, spoke about embracing the “empowering potential of technology and [encouraging] a truly open working culture”. He cited how millions of people were unhappy at work, with technology a contributing factor. That was then, though, right? Well,...

Data is everything for HR teams in 2017 – or at least it should be. However, data is only worth having if it’s of high quality and harnessed in the right way. If it isn’t, it won’t add business value. Somewhat worryingly, in a recent People...

Most businesses with the capabilities to do so now offer the option of working remotely – or are at least thinking about allowing employees more flexibility about where they work. In a new global report by video conferencing firm Polycom, nearly three out of every four...

You quickly get used to the shorter working weeks at this time of the year, with four bank holidays in the space of six weeks throughout April/May. Do you find that work suffers as a result or do you just work more efficiently in a...

It might have passed you by, but on the 20 March, the world was celebrating International Day of Happiness. Adopted by all 193 member states of the United Nations General Assembly, the day reminds us that “the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal”. Yet,...

Vendors Are Simply Clouding the Issue of Hybrid ERP Solutions. As one of the many people who bought a diesel car a few years ago, I'm increasingly dismayed by the latest research. Whereas when we were all being encouraged to do so 'for the sake of...

Companies who adopt an ‘agile mindset’ will see a real-world impact on their bottom line, through boosted productivity and a workforce that is empowered to work the way they want to work, according to a comprehensive new study. The Agile Future Forum (AFF) published its findings...

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