Given that employee engagement continues to be reported as being the number one priority for UK organisations,  this article from HR Grapevine suggests five simple ways to engage employees and boost productivity.

Unsurprisingly, asking employees is a great place to start. Finding out to what extent an individual feels they're able to use their own initiative in their current job role, and how often and consistently development and career conversations are occurring are two examples of great opening questions that encourage dialogue between manager and employee.