February, 2016

Happy Birthday Karen!

It only comes round once every four years and today’s the day when our Strategic Officer, Karen Munson, gets to celebrate her birthday – this one’s her 9th. We all enjoyed sampling the hockey-themed birthday cake baked by the ship’s very own enterprising patissiere, Abi. Yum, yum.
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What do your staff really think?

Employees are a costly and valuable asset, but do you know how they truly feel about your business, what their understanding is of the business vision, what ideas they may have and how they see themselves fitting in? Employee research can be illuminating, insightful and provide a means for all staff to have their input […]
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EMS Supporting Mental Health Provision

This morning’s national news media are reporting the findings of the task force investigating mental health provision within the NHS. The news is not good – 1 in 4 of us will experience some mental health problems each year and of those, 75% will receive no help. Mental health is an area that does not […]
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The Benefits of Working with Monkeys

Here in the Enterprise Marketing command station, we’ve discovered that we are all “Monkeys”, having been born in a Chinese year of the Monkey – maybe this explains some of the more unusual discussions we have in the office!! So we thought we’d take a look at the personality traits traditionally associated with people born […]
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Do You Understand Your Customers?

According to a market research company, cited on BBC’s Breakfast Show this morning, supermarket shoppers are changing their habits. Essentially they prefer consistently low prices rather than promotional offers where they have to work out if it’s a good deal or not. Essentially, they want shopping to be easy. They also want to see something […]
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