‘Can the employee and employer serve each other for the greater good – while still being a profitable business?’, asked Simon Lawson in his Masters dissertation. And at Lawsons, a family business that supplies building materials to the London area, Simon has achieved that.
Would you invite 20 of your team round to your house for lunch? That is exactly what Simon Lawson, Chairman of Lawsons, has been doing regularly for the last six years. In this short video, Simon explains how the Values Lunches started, and how they have been contributed to creating a happy workplace.
We are looking forward to our next event on Thursday 20th September, held at Happy’s training centre – Creating Happy, Productive Social Enterprises.
In June, Happy hosted our annual Happy Workplaces Conference in London. Here are the top 11 takeaways from the attendees on the day.
In this 35-minute video from the 2017 Happy Workplaces CEO Conference, Simon Biltcliffe talks about Webmart’s Marxist-capitalist principles, and some of the ways that he has maximised the company’s Intellectual, Emotional and Financial return for every member of staff.