Time to take a strategic approach to the upskilling and reskilling challenge

The 2019 Worldcom Confidence Index identified that upskilling and reskilling employees was the number one topic for leader engagement – showing that business leaders see this as an essential step in the battle to retain talent. However, the report also revealed that leaders are concerned about their ability to upskill and reskill. Kelly Swingler, Founder […]

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An update from our Managing Director

Hello It’s Ruth here. As many of you may now know, I’ll be pausing my duties and passions as leader of the EEA very soon, and this will be the last post you’ll see from me for a while. In a matter of weeks, I’ll be taking on my other passion of being a mum, […]

Supporting Women Returners in the Workplace

Supporting Women Returners in the Workplace Supporting employees is always a current topic, but who supports employees returning to work after maternity leave or a parental career break – Women Returners? Not all organisations have a big shiny returnship programme with 6 months of training, mentoring and on-the-job learning, but everyone wants the returner to […]

More than just a facelift...

Our new website is live!  We are thrilled to announce our brand new website! It’s got all your favourite features of the old website plus some new ones that you’ve been asking us for – we really do listen to you…   Some new features include: 1-month free membership trial If you’re considering membership but […]
Jo Thresher

Payday, People & Performance

Gradually organisations are recognising the last taboo of wellness in the workplace – money! That's why we hosted a webinar with Jo Thresher from Better with Money on this exact subject.

A 'spicy' welcome to the Midlands

Last night we hosted the bEEArs and EEAts networking event in central Birmingham with our partners Masgroves and were joined by over 50 practitioners from the world of HR, Employee Engagement and Communications and Business Improvement. The inviting, fun and funky Mowgli in central Birmingham was the venue of choice where our community enjoyed an […]
culture carnival

Red Hot Cultures

On 4th July 2019, I had the absolute honour of co-hosting the Cooper Parry Culture Carnival with over 160 ‘Culture Vultures’ attending from across the country. I couldn’t think of a better space or organisation to showcase what they and are others are doing to create a ‘Red Hot Culture’. If you haven’t yet heard […]

Is IC measuring the ‘wrong’ thing?

Measuring the impact internal communication has on business results is the profession’s holy grail. Research shows that currently, internal communication practitioners rely on employee engagement surveys to measure their impact. 73% put is as their preferred measurement tool followed by Intranet or online analytics (page views, etc.) and feedback from face-to-face events. Today we explored […]

The biggest mistakes and successes when building a people first culture

Becoming a great place to work starts with strong roots.  On Thursday 13th June we hosted our very own Graham Norton show to hear 3 very different organisations stories on how they built themselves from the ground up… people-first. The event was run by our fantastic partners at Masgroves so of course it was a little […]