The Business Case

When people individually want to do their best at work, the cumulative impact of high performance will be business growth and success. This creates a strong business case for investing in and empowering people.

What are your business challenges?

• Productivity levels not as high as you would like
• Customer service levels not great
• Employees not developing to their potential
• High absence levels or turnover amongst staff
• Skills shortages and difficulty in attracting staff
• Training that is not leading to sustained change

What would you like employees to say?

• We work really well together as a team
• I feel really valued and supported
• I love where I work!

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We can help your business grow

We understand that there needs to be a return 
on all investment. Investing in your people is no exception. Even when businesses want to do the ‘right’ thing for employees, budget is always a factor.

It is rarely possible to identify a linear ROI for training and people initiatives; it is more a matrix effect with a range of measures that can be used to evidence the value of interventions. Examples might may be people related metrics like absence levels or staff turnover; quality standards, productivity levels, or customer service scores.

We want to help you to grow your business, for it to be a place where people want to work, where you deliver a great product or service (we might be a customer!) and build a great brand and reputation.

We know how to approach the problem

Spending on developing people can be costly and may not be effective if not embedded and part of an approach that leads to sustained changes in behaviour and culture. With many models, tools and training, there is no ‘right or wrong’ about it. It is about increasing self awareness, and how this is used both individually and collectively to unleash the power within.

It is not about using self-awareness as an excuse for perpetuating behaviours but as knowledge to develop flexibility in how we behave and interact with others for more effective outcomes. Discretionary effort (between what we have to do and what we could do) and engagement is an outcome of doing the right thing for people, and creating a place where people want to work.

Some statistics for you to consider

The cost of absence

• The top causes of long-term absence are mental health (59%) and stress (54%).
• 37% of organisations reported an increase in stress related absence.
• Relationships at work are one of the top 3 causes of stress related absence. 

CIPD Health and Wellbeing Survey 2019

The cost of absence

• The top causes of long-term absence are mental health (59%) and stress (54%).
• 37% of organisations reported an increase in stress related absence.
• Relationships at work are one of the top 3 causes of stress related absence. 

CIPD Health and Wellbeing Survey 2019

How does absence effect you?

• How much sick pay do you pay each year?
• How much productivity is lost due to absence?
• How is customer service affected by absence?
• What’s the cost of replacement staff?

The cost of low engagement and turnover

• Relationships at work strongly affect our working lives.  Where there is conflict 25% say they are looking for another job.

• 57% agreed / strongly agreed with ‘I am willing to work harder than I have to in order to help my manager or meet timescales’.

• Only 10% strongly agreed with ‘A job is just a way of earning money’.

CIPD UK Working Lives Job Quality 2019

The cost of low engagement and turnover

• The top causes of long-term absence are mental health (59%) and stress (54%).
• 37% of organisations reported an increase in stress related absence.
• Relationships at work are one of the top 3 causes of stress related absence. 

CIPD UK Working Lives Job Quality 2019

How does low engagement affect you?

• How much do you spend replacing staff annually?

• Direct costs of recruitment (agency spend, advertising, management time for interviewing)

• Plus indirect costs including reduced performance and productivity / service during the change over from old to new job holder; and the impact on team working where new teams have to become established to work effectively together.

We believe that every employee has untapped potential.

Creating a healthy, productive workplace

The combined effort of unleashing this potential – the energy, enthusiasm, greater output and higher performance of all your employees will have a massive and positive impact on your organisation.

This is the business case; however, it is also about doing the ‘right’ thing for your employees. It is creating a workplace where they feel valued and included, enjoy good health and wellbeing, and can develop their skills, knowledge and experience.

That why we love working with organisations who recognise the value of unleashing this potential, not just for the business but also for the people who are your business.

Contact us now to work together

To discuss how we can help you and work together, please contact us now. Alternatively you can view our solutions and services through the link below.

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