4 day week Ellis Fox Blog

The four-day work week is an opportunity companies need to grab

According to a recent study, where a number of companies in the UK trialed the 4-day work week for 6 months, more than half have made the change permanent. Even more impressive is that almost 90% of them are still continuing with the trial. This […]

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Calm in chaos Ellis Fox blog

How to stay calm in the chaos

As much as we talk about creating a better work life balance for ourselves and fellow work colleagues, this is hard to achieve. The economy is all over the place and there’s a great deal of uncertainty. The costs of living keep rising, for companies, […]

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Lockdown lessons Ellis Fox Blog

Lessons from Lockdown

We’ve recently passed the 3 year milestone since the country went into lockdown as a result of Covid-19. At the time there was a great deal of uncertainty and then as we navigated the pandemic this gave us an opportunity for greater reflection. Everyone was […]

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4 day work week Ellis Fox Blog

Should you trial a 4-day work week?

There have been a number of different responses by companies to address the issues of burnout and ongoing resignations amongst their employees. Work from home, remote working or a flexible hybrid model have almost become the norm. Additionally, a growing trend in the UK, is […]

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Infrastructure resignation Ellis Fox Blog

What companies don’t understand about resignations and counter offers

It seems that the great resignation is far from over. There are more jobs available than there are candidates to fill them and employees know it. If they want to earn more, finding a new job is probably easier than asking for a raise. And […]

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Candidate start Ellis Fox Blog

New job? How to overcome cold feet

Accepting an offer for a new role is exciting, but saying goodbye to old colleagues and starting in a new environment can be daunting. It’s not uncommon to get cold feet and wonder if you’ve made the right decision, especially if your old employer is […]

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Quiet quitting Ellis Fox Blog

Job requirements vs expectations

In recent weeks there’s been a lot of chatter on social media about the latest trend impacting companies and employees called “Quiet Quitting” – a term that’s confusing in itself and one that has a number of different definitions, depending on who you’re speaking to. […]

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Great resignation Ellis Fox Blog

Combatting the great resignation

Globally, across all industries, companies are finding it harder to retain employees. A side effect of the pandemic has been that people’s values and priorities have shifted. For many it resulted in the realisation that the job they were working themselves to the bone for, […]

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Lockdown fatigue Elllis Fox Blog

How to help employees manage lockdown fatigue

A new year is supposed to be a time of fresh thinking, goal setting and planning. Yet the current lockdown working environment makes that very difficult for managers and employees alike. One can’t even switch on the television to switch off because the news these […]

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