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Engagement nine times more likely when employees trust the board

Effectory International’s study of 46 European multinational organisations has uncovered that board of directors (including C level) account for a ninefold difference in employee engagement and commitment. Insights gained from employee survey analysis reveal that when employees have confidence in the board, they are nine times more likely to be engaged in their work and…

Only a third of employees trust management says CIPD

According to a new report from the CIPD, a lack of trust in the UK’s workplaces poses a potential threat to economic recovery. The research finds that employees who do not trust their senior managers are likely to be less productive and less engaged. With only just over a third (37%) of employees trusting their organisation’s senior…

One in three employees have little trust in senior management

More than one in three employees report that their level of trust in senior managers is weak (34%), while an overwhelming majority report that they trust in their colleagues and line managers to some or a great extent (92% and 80% respectively). That’s according to the latest research by the CIPD, the professional body for…

Rebuilding trust: Committing to quality standards

High-profile private sector scandals over the past year have brought to light poor decision-making and raised key ethical issues for UK businesses. Yet similarly, the public sector despite a greater reliance on codes of ethics and its focus on public service has similarly been rocked by appalling management failures. As a result, the public sector…

HR firms must have trustworthy outsourcing partners

Cloud computing offers a way for businesses in the employment and HR industry to trim their overheads and increase productivity in today’s tough economic times. However, according to cloud specialists Node4, for businesses in this industry to gain the operational benefits of outsourcing their IT, they must be fully aware of the service they are…

Britain’s 1.5m contract staff “misunderstood” by bosses

New research challenges the myth that permanent workers are more loyal 360° research involving UK bosses, contractors and permanent employees reveals just how employers view contract staff in comparison with their permanent counterparts, with some of the views woefully outdated. The report – from Hudson, the recruitment consultancy – shows that although twice as many…

Employers urged to tackle trust and stress as well as pay

Improving pay may be the top reason people give for wanting to move jobs in the current climate but following new research the CIPD has warned that employers who neglect concerns about trust, stress or job satisfaction risk losing their top talent. The CIPD’s quarterly Employee Outlook survey has found that employees are much more…

PAs are bosses’ most-trusted confidants, survey says

PAs (personal assistants) are revealed to be their bosses’ most trusted confidants, according to a survey conducted on behalf of FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. Overall, 64% of those questioned said they believed that their bosses would trust them over a senior colleague. The survey of over 220 UK based PAs revealed that…