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Hubb Consultants Blog

Read the latest news and stories around the world of work from Hubb and across industries most especially about new ways of working and activity-based working hottest buzz

Stages of Change Have you ever tried to quit a habit or establish new one? I think we can all agree that it takes time, and it is no different to adjusting to, or making a change within a workplace.Making a change within your business, whether it be internal or external, can be just as difficult as it is to realise that a change actually needs...

World Day for Safety and Health at Work – April 28 Sunday the 28th of April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work, and Hubb Strategic Workplace Consultants are taking the time to promote health and safety in the workplace and to not forget to put themselves first when needed. Young employees are at a greater risk of workplace injury, not just because of their...

Translating Values into Behaviours When creating a positive workplace culture, an essential skill is the ability to articulate the desirable and the undesirable behaviours within the working environment.In fact, if this is not done, it is likely that employees won’t have a common understanding of what is expected within the organisation.Hubb Strategic Workplace Consultants strongly believe in the importance of businesses reflecting their ideal company values,...

Developing Values that Support Your Strategy Business values consist of the behaviours that exist within the business.These are not just the simple positive values you want to have, but also the unwanted negative behaviours that are being acted out.Values and behaviours are two concepts that closely tie in with your company’s culture, and can have the potential to impact all the business’ stakeholders. The evaluations and...

How to Define Your Competitive Advantage The competitive advantage of your business is the ability to stay ahead of the competitions, whether it be the present competitors or potential future competitors.The common way to do so is typically through the evaluation of your organisational competitor’s strengths and weaknesses, and then assessing where you can improve and fill in the gaps.In turn, you will gain a strategic...

Why Your Surveys Are Not Working For many businesses, the idea of surveying is a quick and easy way to “talk” to customers and staff.Whether it be to receive feedback of a service or product, or to gain a broad understanding of your employee morale and loyalty, many of these surveys are long and tedious. At times they are also constructed to direct the reader to...

Employee Perks: Are They Enough? Throughout the past three weeks, Hubb has explored the ideology of employee perks and deconstructed its meaning, importance, impact and many other considerations. However, although employee perks are fun and great additions to the standard organisational benefits, are they enough?Perks are not bad in any way, in fact they have the potential to make the workplace more inviting, comfortable and interesting,...

Employee Perks: Perks That Can be Valued More Than a Pay Rise Over the past two-weeks, Hubb has explored the ideology of employee perks, discussing the blurred line between perks and benefits, and the significant impact they have on employee engagement and retention.Company perks remain a major opportunity for many businesses. A study described by USA Today, has reported that about 48% of employees would choose...

Employee Perks: The Impact on Engagement and Retention Last week we began exploring the ideology of employee perks, beginning with defining the blurred line between perks and benefits in the workplace.[caption id="attachment_17630" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Group of colleagues bonding on coffee break, chatiing, drinking coffee[/caption]It is not new knowledge that the most valuable resource of any organisation are the human resources. This is why it is important...