What is hard won, easily broken, and almost impossible to work without? The answer is: Trust. Harvard Business Review found that employees in high-trust organisations are more productive, have more energy at work, collaborate better with their colleagues, and stay with their employers longer than people working at low-trust…

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Benefits are commonplace across many, if not all, organisations. They’re those extra little perks designed to help people save money, manage their wellbeing and maintain a better work-life balance. But findings from a YouGov survey suggest that, in the UK alone, organisations are wasting up to £15bn a year…

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The new year often feels like a fresh start, and the perfect opportunity to go after those big ambitions. So, if your resolution for 2024 is to create a great employee experience, here are four ideas to get you started… and some tips to make sure your resolution sticks….

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My daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in November 2020. She was 9 years old. She’d lost a lot of weight, was drinking a huge volume of water, complained of a tummy ache, was very tired, lacked her usual energy and just before her diagnosis she started to…

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At Home, our vision is to make every employee experience a great one. But, unfortunately, sometimes the feeling we experience before work, especially on a Sunday evening, can be the total opposite. We’ve all had them at one time or another – those pit of your stomach work dreads…

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This thing called work is where we’ll spend, on average, around 90,000 hours of our life. That’s a whole lotta time. So, don’t we deserve to feel good while we’re doing it? It’s a rhetorical question, but I’m going to answer it anyway. Yes. Yes, we do. We all…

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The Creative Reality Check of The Work Project Landing on a visual identity is never an easy task. Design can be very personal and subjective. When we started The Work Project, there was excitement and optimism that the research and visual identity would be something we’d be proud of….

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I don’t believe in the ‘dream job’. I would describe myself as a realist when it comes to work. I’m not sure if a dream job exists. My dreams tend to be filled of lying on a beach, reading books, doing whatever I like, rather than working. But just…

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My first experience of the world of work came at the age of fifteen. My best friend’s Aunt worked as a Personal Assistant at the European Commission in Brussels and we were given the opportunity to stay with her for a work experience placement. This was worlds apart from…

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Coming to work enhances my day I am releasing this blog with some trepidation. I’m conscious that it reads like a rather crude piece of PR about life at Home, an over-the-top ‘we live and breathe what we do’ style account. But this is genuinely my reality. I love…

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I recently had the absolute privilege of joining 100 women – and about three men – at Careering into Motherhood live. Bringing together a community of individuals and employers working towards a world where motherhood and ambition can happily co-exist. We shared stories, insights, and advice with a view…

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Three in four Brits have said they want the flexibility of being able to work hybrid (CityAM). 49% of people go as far as saying they would rule out a job if it didn’t offer this (HRNews). Which is sort of good and sort of bad. The benefits of flexible…

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In 2021, 149.3 million working days were lost due to sickness in the UK. As an employer it would be easy to look at the financial impact this has on your business, let it dictate what you offer your employees and even how you treat them while they’re off…

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Hey, it’s Jess, Homes’ social media intern! Gen Z graduates this one’s for you, but it’s also for the leaders wanting an insight into the next generation and what we want from the world of work… This month Home welcomed me with open arms as their first social media intern….

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Our very own Creative Director Sarah Clackson tells us about her experience at Werkhouse 2022… Recently I had the delight of being a roving Creative Director again for Werkhouse. This was my third time, and I always come away feeling so inspired and proud of the journey I see…

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Now is it just us, or is it particularly noisy out there right now? We have the horrifying war in Ukraine, and the cost-of-living crisis – not to mention climate change. At work, we’re grappling with post-pandemic pivots, the great resignation and the realities of hybrid working. And at…

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Game changing values

Values shape culture. They verbalise “the way we do things around ‘ere”, guiding our actions and behaviours, empowering us to create the future we want to experience. But the future we want to experience may look very different now, to what it did pre-2020. With flexible working, a wider…

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A 30-year high in inflation is driving up the price of our everyday expenses. Food, clothing, petrol – yep, it’s all going up. And with our energy bills seemingly doubling overnight and possible tax increases on the horizon, there’s no respite expected just yet. It’s clear that the cost-of-living crisis is…

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Creativity isn’t just for designers. Turns out we can all live creatively, every day. It’s no secret that us Homies enjoy living creative lives. Home is famed for creative thinking – and a belief in the power of creativity. In fact, we’re often finding opportunities to infuse our creativity…

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Hybrid. Remote first. Office only. Morning. Noon. Night. It feels like we’ve been discussing the future of work consistently since the pandemic began. And we’re no closer to knowing the full picture. But one thing we do know, is that never before have we had such a blank canvas…

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