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Handelsbanken tops for customer service

Handelsbanken, the world’s fast-growing relationship bank is rated top for customer satisfaction for the third year running, in an independent survey of British banks’ personal and business customers. The 140-year-old universal bank emerged head and shoulders above its UK high street competitors, both for satisfaction and loyalty. This is a position Handelsbanken has enjoyed in […]

More evidence employee engagement up

The news is positive; engagement is up, according to the 2012 Trends in Employee Global Engagement report issued by human resources consulting firm Aon Hewitt. It was a modest ascent, with 58% of global employees engaged in 2011 compared with 56% in the previous year, but the percentage reverses years of declining levels. Engagement levels […]

Engaged workforce equals bigger profits

Consulting firm Towers Watson says it has found evidence that employers with a fully engaged workforce tend to have higher profit margins. The firm’s study covered some 32,000 employees. It found that about two-thirds of the employees surveyed weren’t “fully engaged” in their work and frustrated by the level of support they receive. And that […]