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How to Support Working Carers | Curo Carers

How can employers support their employees who have unpaid caring responsibilities? In this blog, we hear from Curo Carers - which is an employee wellbeing platform that supports people to juggle work and care. In this post they raise awareness for the growing issue of working carers and outline top tips businesses can implement to improve conditions for both their employees and the organisation.

Attracting and Retaining Talent | Damar Training

How do Charter employers navigate the challenges, and opportunities, of being a good employer in 2022? In this blog, we hear from Damar Training about prioritising good employment, and how this is a benefit when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. Events over the last two years have seen us enter a new world of work: remote/hybrid models, increased use of technology in employee engagement, record numbers of job vacancies and the supposed “Great Resignation”. 

The Importance of Employee Voice | Castlefield and Odd Arts

How do Charter employers prioritise employee voice, within their organisations? We've teamed up with Stribe to hear from Castlefield and Odd Arts about the importance of employee voice to them. Workforce engagement and voice is a crucial aspect of good employment. Employee voice has a central role in improving productivity, in tackling insecurity and in promoting the psychological well-being and job satisfaction of employees.

Embracing the Whole Employee | Fastn

How do employers create family-friendly workplaces? Hana Cornwall, Fastn Trustee, speaks on why creating inclusive workplaces for families is crucial to success. At Fastn, we are on a critical mission for everyone in the UK to benefit from thriving and dependable family relationships and highlight the vital importance of genuinely family-friendly working to all employees and their families: employers have a central role in this. 

Available Support to Employers | Acas

What support is available to employers on behalf of Acas? Jeremy King, Senior Business Manager at Acas explores the fully funded support, resources and events on offer.

Financial Wellbeing in the Workplace | The Money and Pensions Service

Why is financial wellbeing so important, and how can the Money and Pensions Service help? James Kelly, the Regional Partnership Manager for North West England, explores the fully funded support on offer to employers & employees alike.

The Importance of Employee Voice | Supporters Network Webinar

The pandemic has placed barriers on our typical communication techniques. And, more than ever, has raised the need for an organisational culture where people can voice their concerns, and make a difference. In September, we had a Supporters’ Network Event on employee voice – where we explored ways in which employers can integrate innovative ideas at the touch of a button, utilising virtual techniques of receiving employee feedback.

Preparing Young People for the World of Work | Podcast Episode 7

Episode 7 of our Podcast was with Diane Modahl, Founder of the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation and Chair of Greater Manchester’s Young Person Guarantee. We look at her journey – through her initial interests in athletics, through to the Olympic Games, and her later passion to support young people into their career and beyond.

Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.

Steps to Build a Resilient Organisation | Podcast Episode 6

Episode 6 of our Podcast was with Clive Memmott, Chief Executive at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. We look at management – how leaders can empower and retain their employees, especially within the Covid context.

Check out this page for all the episode information, and an accompanying blog.