Promote a positive team spirit through small acts of kindness.

Fostering and nurturing good employee engagement is an ongoing process that requires continuous thought. Larger initiatives are of course essential but the impact of smaller gestures should never be underestimated – it is often these things that make staff feel understood and appreciated.

Offering the option to leave earlier on Fridays during the summer months to enjoy more leisure time, promotes good work-life balance.

When we hit hot weather, simple gestures like providing ice creams, cold soft drinks, or a Friday BBQ can instantly lift spirits and create a sense of camaraderie in the workplace.

Remembering to acknowledge hard work – you don’t have to “say it with flowers” (although Interflora gets it right there) – it can be a small crate of beer or a box of special biscuits. Even sharing a coffee and simply taking time out to spend an extra 5 minutes with someone to say thank you.

Small gestures show thoughtfulness and help to promote a happy and united workforce. These gestures enable positive communication and can help with staff retention too!