Henry's Blog

The thoughts of Henry Stewart on issues impacting the creation of great workplaces

New addition to the CEO Conference line up

We are very pleased to announce that we have a new addition to the line up for the Happy Workplaces CEO Conference next week on 17th October. Michelle Hill, Founder and CEO of TLC: Talk, Listen, Change will be joining us to explore whether you can be a Happy social...

The conference for your CEO

Send your boss along to our Happy Workplaces CEO Conference this October! We want to create happy workplaces – where staff feel trusted, valued, and supported. Staff should be given freedom within clear guidelines to do their jobs to the best of their ability....

Happy Workplaces Have Lower Costs

Beyond making companies earn more, happier employees also help firms to significantly reduce costs. Read more in our guest blog by Rhian Doris.

5 questions with Nita Clarke OBE

Nita is a Director of the Involvement and PArticipation Association and co-chair of Engage for Success. We spoke to her about how she has created a culture of empowerment and accountability.

5 questions with Peter Cheese of CIPD

Peter Cheese is the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). We spoke to Peter about how he’s helped to create a happy workplace.

5 questions with Simon Grosse of Foundation SP

Foundation SP has just been awarded the UK’s Best Workplace in the Small Business Category (for organisations with between 20 to 40 staff) for the second year running. We spoke to CEO Simon about Foundation SP’s value-led culture to find out more.

5 questions with Sarah Metcalfe of SureFlap

We spoke to Sarah of Cambridge-based multi award-winning company SureFlap Ltd about how she has created a happy and engaged workplace, with values based on trust and freedom within guidelines.

Happy Workplaces are More Profitable

Companies that prioritise the happiness and well-being of their employees are generally considered more progressive, are viewed more favourably by the general public and seem to be recognised as morally superior, but do happy workplaces actually perform better financially?