Fresh Thoughts

Our opinions on the latest news and hot topics from the fields of business and psychology.

The Future of the Workplace

Posted 07/11/2018
The Future of the Workplace

Yesterday one of our Principle Consultants and Head of L&D Nicola Adcock, joined an HR panel discussing the future of the workplace and its impact on human behaviour. We have been working with clients to help them shape the workplace of tomorrow in order to realise the full potential of their workforce.

Our research on counterproductive work behaviour

In collaboration with Bond University, Australia, we are researching factors that may contribute to increased levels of  CWB, proposing the dark triad (DT) of personality traits as a possible explanation.

Introducing peoplewise Leadership and Management Apprenticeship programmes

With the advent of the Apprenticeship Levy, our experts have been working hard to design innovative learning and development solutions that will develop your talent at various levels across your organisation.

Spotlight on the performance playbook: a talk with Dr Belinda Board

For decades, many companies have adopted a structured annual performance appraisal system. Yet faced with a changing business landscape and a rising millennial workforce, many companies are starting to challenge their over-reliance on the traditional review, and invest more in embedding real-time feedback cultures.

Diversity and Inclusion – why are organisations still struggling with it?

With years of research, strategies, policies, quotas and legislation all in place, why is the diversity and inclusion agenda still such a high priority challenge for so many organisations? Whilst some progress has been made, businesses haven't seen nearly as much as they'd hoped for by this stage. We delve into the latest thinking and identify a startlingly simple answer.

Brexit prompts skills shortage and a need for talent planning

The changing political landscape in the UK further highlights the importance of strategic talent planning and development; it has never been more important to anticipate future organisational needs and develop ‘future-fit’ talent.