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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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    In the ever-evolving landscape of the UK economy, one crucial factor stands out as both a challenge and an opportunity: employee engagement. Rarely a day passes without alarming headlines highlighting the economic challenges and growing discontent among employees in the UK, declining levels of trust and heightened employee unrest. In this article, Dr Sarah Pass of Nottingham Trent University, makes the case for prioritising employee engagement as a strategic necessity. Read more

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    There's no question but that industrial relations – and specifically relations with recognised trade unions – is looming large on the agenda of many employers, in a way that we haven’t seen for many years. IPA director, Nita Clarke OBE, sets out the steps employers need to take to ensure this vital relationship goes down a collaborative rather than an adversarial path. Read more