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Microsoft Industry Blogs – United Kingdom

Building the inclusive workplace we imagine, together 

Today marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day. It’s a day when we get to celebrate the progress our customers and partners have made to create more inclusive workplaces. It’s also a good time to look ahead at what more we can do as a community to empower everyone in the workplace. We celebrate because our customers are...

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How to improve workplace stress 

With stress, anxiety, and depression accounting for 15.4 million lost days of work, it’s never been more important for organisations to have an open and communicative culture, where employees are empowered to support each other, and speak out when they need help. As we kick off Stress Awareness Month, we wanted to share our thoughts...

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How to create a great employee experience 

It can be incredibly daunting joining a large organisation like Microsoft. Imposter syndrome definitely starts to settle in when you first arrive at your new office. Based on my experience, here’s a few tips for providing a great employee experience to help them upskill and start delivering value at a much faster rate....

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Challenging the millennial stereotype 

There’s more to millennials than you read online. What if we started thinking about them in terms of the entire business? And understanding employees as individuals? Let them choose for themselves how they do their best work and provide the tools to help them do it....

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6 Office 365 tools to enhance productivity in the NHS 

There are many ways that AI is working for us in the background while empowering us to be more productive. Particularly in healthcare, there’s a huge opportunity for AI to assist not only by giving more time to spend on what’s important and out of the back office, but also ultimately helping save money in...

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4 collaboration tools to manage remote teams easily 

Over 4 million workers in the UK work remotely, according to TUC. This makes up almost 15 percent of the workforce, and this number is increasing year over year. If you aren’t part of a company where you all work remotely, chances are you occasionally work from home, or while you’re offsite with customers. Managing...

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4 ways to improve your employee engagement 

An engaged workforce is a productive one. They are also generally happier, less stressed, and are more likely to stay. You’ll read a lot about employee engagement, but what you really should be focussing on is inspiring them. Find out how to inspire your employees....

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How to access free resources and encourage collaboration 

One of the most difficult parts of an educator’s job is staying on top of all of the preparation required in each and every lesson taught. The pressures on educators to not only help learners achieve fantastic results but to make those lessons relevant, purposeful and to stay on top of curriculum developments and other...

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