Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

School’s almost out, the weather has cheered up and your employees can’t wait to get away from the office. Staff engagement is at it’s lowest during the summer, more than any other time of the year, as staff look forward to their holidays or generally resent being stuck indoors while the sun is out – […]

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Uber has been on a money-raising streak and now has a valuation near £43.1bn, making it worth more than all but 11 companies in the FTSE 100. There’s absolutely no question about it, Uber is transforming the taxi industry at an unprecedented rate – and you can learn lessons from the company without trying to be […]

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Multi-national food and health giant Nestle is currently rolling out an initiative within a Switzerland-based office allowing employees to bring their four-legged friends into work with them. It seems that humans can benefit from the presence of dogs in the workplace.  Read the full story

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The Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), has employed a new member of staff in the form of Betty the robot. Betty is working as a trainee Office Manager on a two-month trial, responsible for tasks such as greeting guests at reception.  Read the story

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At hr-inspire we embrace flexible working and think it is great that 50 British businesses have united as part of the Smarter Working Initiative, with MediaCom and RED Driving School among firms that want companies across the country to give flexible working a test run on Monday 25th July 2016.  Read the full story

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