Tags: Relationships

Over half of workers feel a workplace romance would harm their career

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with it many workers may be considering their options for finding love. As almost everyone working longer hours, starting relationships with colleagues is often less of a taboo, and more of an ‘I do’ – which can be a tricky situation for employers to manage. In order to find…

Workplace relationships under strain as quarter of employees have experienced bullying at work

Workplace friendships and working relationships that go sour can damage the emotional health, productivity and motivation of the UK’s 29 million employees*, according to research from Canada Life Group Insurance. First-hand experience: As the credit crunch continues to bite and employees worry about their job security, workplaces are proving to be increasingly hostile environments. Indeed,…

Engaged employees have great team spirit

Teams who score highly on engagement tend to attribute their high scores to team spirit, with the line manager an important part of its creation. This is according to research by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) – the latest in the Engaging Manager series. The research found that line managers can improve performance through…