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Making the case for engagement

IPA can help you build the case for engagement inside your organisation, with our assembled evidence and a personal speech from our Director Nita Clarke OBE to your senior leadership team.


Author: Patrick Brione

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  • Unlocking the full potential of the UK workforce

    It is critical in these rapidly changing and uncertain times, that by investing in their workforce, businesses can build resilience and adaptability and promote sustainable growth. By doing so, we can unlock the full potential of the UK workforce, driving both economic and social progress. However, this responsibility does not rest solely on the shoulders of organisations. Policymakers must also prioritise strategies that foster a culture of engagement and empower employees to thrive. Read more

  • Introducing Lucy O'Melia - IPA's new head of learning and development

    It’s great to be ‘going public’ and introducing myself after a very exciting first few weeks in post as Head of Learning and Development for the IPA. Read more

  • Exploring the barriers to stagnating engagement: Insights from the Engage for Success 2023 UK engagement survey

    Data from the 2023 EFS engagement survey shows no recovery in levels of engagement following a dramatic drop during COVID19 lockdowns. It is becoming apparent that UK engagement has stagnated. Coupled with 47% of respondents thinking about leaving their current job, the findings are alarming. As organisations struggle to attract and retain talent, paying attention to employee engagement has never been more critical. Read more

  • Managing HR in recession: why it makes sense to consider alternatives to job cuts in a downturn

    Many organisations like to claim that “people are their greatest asset”. For Stewart Johnstone of University of Strathclyde, the ultimate test of this mantra is when tough times hit and and organisations start to seek ways to cut costs. Usually this includes ways to trim the wage bill - but would firms be better advised to consider alternatives to downsizing in times of crisis? Read more