The Importance of Creating a Positive Company Culture

The Importance of Creating a Positive Company Culture

Office workers in the UK are suffering from vocation frustration. With 97% feeling frustrated in their work environments with many feeling the need to escape office life. Creating a positive company culture is important for a business to thrive and for employees to feel valued.

A negative company culture results in frustrated employees who think the grass may be greener on the other side and decide to leave. Therefore, a positive company culture plays an important part of any business and affects all employees.

Enhance team work

Team bonding activities helps bring people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Thus, creating a positive work environment. It helps foster genuine connections, deeper discussions and allow people to get to know each other. Socialising with friends in the workplace can increase productivity, motivation and morale in the office.

Don’t forget to say thank you

When people thrive, their organisations thrive too. It’s important to celebrate successes and say thank you for a job well done. Therefore, don’t be afraid to splash out on your staff every now and again, because if your team know their triumphs will be celebrated, they will be more inclined to work harder.

Support your managers

Evidence supports the need for employers to focus on the mental health of their employees. Mind, the mental health charity, state that 1 in 4 UK workers are likely to experience a mental health problem each year which is likely to impact on their ability to work. According to the Department of Health, mental ill health is the single biggest cause of disability in the UK, with the cost of mental illness to the economy estimated at around £105 billion annually.

Read more: Why every company should have a Mental Health First Aider

Recognise achievements and milestones

Nurture your team, take care of them, and recognise their achievements and milestones. Especially as it’s vital to keeping workers enthusiastic, motivated and performing at their best. Therefore, when employees feel valued and respected, their satisfaction and productivity will rise.

Read more: How to help the wellbeing of your employees