Employee Engagement

Argos delivery drivers strike called off after pay deal struck

A threatened strike by drivers who deliver Argos goods has been suspended, the union Unite said. Drivers at Argos’s main distribution centre had voted on Tuesday to strike for three days from 20 December. The industrial action has now been called off, pending another union vote, after a pay deal was struck during talks. An Argos spokesman […]

Argos delivery drivers to strike over holiday pay failures

Argos’s delivery drivers at its key distribution centre have voted to strike for three days from 20 December. Unite union members voted by 83% to strike over what they say is a failure to pay holiday back pay for two years, amounting to an average of £700. Unite said it would cause “havoc and chaos” […]

EMBER GROUP ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF TRAINING CONSULTANCY – REAL RESULTS

Business services and customer management consultancy, Ember Group, today announces the acquisition of training consultancy, Real Results Training Limited – a specialist Learning & Development consultancy with expertise in the customer contact industry. Working in the UK and internationally, and for both private and public sector organisations, Ember Group has helped leading UK and global […]

FACEBOOK ENTERS THE WORLD OF EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT WITH ITS WORKPLACE LAUNCH

Facebook’s private social networks for companies officially launches this week. After several years in private beta, the company’s Slack and Yammer competitor is now known simply as “Workplace,” and is available to companies, non-profits and educational institutions of any size. According to Facebook’s announcement, more than 1,000 organizations around the world are already using Workplace, with India, the […]