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Most Staff Unclear on Company Objectives

Most Staff Unclear on Company Objectives

Employers have been warned they are not doing enough to communicate their strategy to staff, after a Government survey found that only a quarter of employees understand their firm’s goals for next year. The survey commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) also found that a further third of employees had no idea whether a vision for their business’s future existed. The report suggested this is having a negative impact on employee motivation levels, as only 27% felt positive about the year ahead. BIS adviser, David McLeod, warned employers that poor employee engagement could “put the brakes” on performance and urged bosses to inspire staff. “If leaders don’t explain where the business is going and what it’s seeking to a... »