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Why... Employee Engagement?

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Many UK businesses underestimate the link between employee engagement and performance. Need convincing? Here’s a few reasons why you should be boosting your employee engagement levels on our IDG Infographic. Includes stats and tips around employee engagement.

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Why... Employee Engagement?

  1. 1. You’ve got the why, so what’s next? Competitive Advantage of the world’s most admired companies believe their efforts to engage employees creates competitive advantage. Creativity of engaged employees say work brings out their most creative ideas. Only 3% of disengaged employees agree. Loyalty Engaged employees are less likely to leave than disengaged employees, helping you to hold on to your talent and avoid costly recruitment bills. ROI Organisations with higher engagement levels posted higher total shareholder returns than average. Health Engaged UK employees take an average sick days per year, while disengaged take 6.2 days. Productivity Engagement scores in the top quartile, averaged higher productivity. Walk the walk, talk the talk Senior leaders play a really important part in how your company culture is shaped and in turn how engaged your people feel. They should be walking and talking your values and behaviours. Support your managers Develop your managers and recognise their positive behaviours. They’re crucial to engagement levels and as they say “employees join great companies, but quit bad bosses”. Communicate Make sure your communication is consistent, transparent and in line with your purpose and values. Otherwise you risk lack of buy-in and trust which is counter-productive. Keep in touch You can’t support improved engagement if you don’t know how people are feeling. Build feedback into your culture with different ways for your employees to let you know how they’re doing and visa versa. 94% Customer Service of engaged employees indicate they have a good understanding of how to meet customer needs while only 17% of non-engaged employees say the same. 87% 70% Economics The Department for Business Innovation & Skills calculates that disengaged employees annually cost the UK economy as much as... 59% 22% 18% 2.7 £64bn Employee Engagement? Why... PEOPLE POWER? Have you unlocked your Many UK businesses underestimate the link between employee engagement and performance. Need convincing? Here’s a few reasons why you should be boosting your employee engagement levels. At IDG, we’re passionate about what we do and dedicated to helping you and your organisation be happy, healthy and sustainable. It may sound clichéd but it’s true. From specialists in people development and quality management standards, to experts in the field of high performance working, we are here to help you realise your ambitions – whether helping you to improve systems, develop your people or grow your business. If you want to talk about your people and performance, we’d love to hear from you. t. 0844 406 8008 e. enquiries@i-dg.co.uk w. www.i-dg.co.uk Calls will cost 3p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge IDG is the trading name of Improvement Development Growth Ltd. Registered Office: Lee House, 90 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, M1 5JW. Registered in England number: 04141322 VAT registration number: 727102071 (Hay) (Engage for Success) (EFS) (CMI) (CIPD)(AON) (Gallup) (Engage For Success)

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