Is the corporate language in your workplace causing confusion? Around half of Gen Z and Millennial employees say that they have felt excluded from their workplace as a result of the excessive use of jargon. We examine what businesses can do to minimise jargon and to help strengthen communications between staff.
Going Further to Develop Inclusion Initiatives in the Workplace
June marks the celebration of Pride Month, but there is more to it than rainbows and flags. In this article, we focus on what firms can do to support LGBTQ+ staff beyond the annual event.
Succession Planning: Ensuring Continuity and Compliance
While most businesses recognise the value of succession planning, few succeed. 86% of leaders believe succession planning is an urgent priority for their business, yet just 14% think they’re doing it well. In this article, we explore the importance of succession planning.
Why Cultivating a Culture of Growth Mindset Should Be Your Priority
49% of employees in businesses that foster a growth mindset feel the business also fosters innovation, leading to new opportunities and better outcomes for customers. In this article we will explore the benefits of a culture of growth mindset and how firms can implement this culture.
Alcohol and Work Social Events - Changing Cultures
In 2022, Drinkaware found that 86% of people working in the private sector were more likely to say that there is an expectation to drink at work social events than those who work in the public sector. This article examines the changing attitudes towards drinking cultures in work social events.
The Importance of Optimising Project Management in Insurance
Project management provides a structured approach to identify, assess, and manage risks throughout a project's life cycle. Ensuring that your team can effectively deliver projects, such as launching a new product or service, can give your firm a competitive advantage, deliver the best possible customer experience, and ensure your staff adhere to regulatory and compliance requirements.
5 Essential Skills for L&D Professionals to Create More Effective Training Programmes
As L&D professionals are increasingly involved in high-level business initiatives it can be overwhelming to determine which skills to prioritise to make the most significant impact. In this article, we look at 5 skills that will help L&D professionals make a real difference for both individuals and organisations.
Fraudulent Insurance Claims on the Rise
The cost-of-living crisis has led to a rise in fraudulent insurance claims. Allianz Commercial has reported an 11% increase in fraud claims costing around £70 million. This article explores the most common methods of fraud that insurance firms need to be aware of.
Cyber Risks: Staying Vigilant over Weekends and Bank Holidays
The Easter holidays may have drawn to a close, but with more bank holidays – and a royal coronation – soon approaching, it is important to remember not to let our guard down when it comes to cybersecurity.