The UK loses upwards of £17bn per year on poor employee engagement.
Both the post’s headline and the statement above should attract your attention, and hopefully they are reinforced further by the latest research by LeapCR.
It’s always been a difficult sell into UK businesses that allowing employees to take paid leave add tangible value in subsequent productivity, but the evidence is mounting. Employee volunteering is one of the big cultural differences between the US and UK’s versions of Corporate Social Responsibility.
In my home country (UK) there has traditionally been far more inertia against management seeing the benefits in encouraging and brokering volunteering opportunities. To be fair it hasn’t just been the private sector, our voluntary sector also needs to up its game in promoting the benefits, but it is getting better thanks to reports such as this.
In the report out today it says: Continue reading