Have a scroll through blogs from our experts and discover some fresh thinking to help you improve the world of work. You’ll also find a sprinkle of Trickle in the news. Enjoy!

29th August 2022

Two Sides to Every Story: Managing Conflict in the Workplace

In our latest article we discuss the classic HR issue of there being two sides to every story and managing conflict in the workplace to resolve issues. However much we try to avoid it, conflict in the workplace is an inevitable consequence of mixing together people with different views, backgrounds and personalities. When people have […]

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26th August 2022

6 Signs Your Employees Are Burnt Out

In our latest article, we discuss 6 signs for your organisation’s HR team to watch out for that tell them their employees are burnt out. Only 23% of UK employees said that employers had an adequate plan in place to recognise and prevent chronic stress in their employees. This isn’t good enough, far from it. […]

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15th August 2022

How to Deal with Change Management in the Workplace

If you would like to know how to deal with change management in the workplace, read our latest article that discusses this in detail. Change is something that the overwhelming majority of employees will experience in their careers. A study by Gartner found that the average organisation had undergone at least five major business transformations […]

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10th August 2022

The 4-Day Work Week — Is it Right for You?

The 4-day work week is arguably the latest talent procurement asset, so if you’re wondering whether offering it to your employees is right for your organisation, read on as we discuss its pros and cons. 30 UK companies started 2022 with a 6-month trial of the 4-day work week to see whether it increases productivity.  […]

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8th August 2022

Why Fun at Work is Important

Why fun at work is important might sound like an oxymoron to some organisations, so if you are one of them, why not suspend disbelief and read on? “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing” – Dale Carnegie. The benefits of a positive work environment on engagement, wellbeing and productivity […]

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26th May 2022

6 Reasons Trickle Isn’t Just Another Company Communication Tool

In our latest article, we discuss six reasons why Trickle isn’t just another company communication tool but an award-winning app that can help your organisation improve employee wellbeing. Workplace culture and communication come hand-in-hand. Effective communication leads to a more positive and efficient workplace — positivity and efficiency boost employee morale and create a supportive […]

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18th May 2022

World Meditation Day 2022: The Importance of Taking Time Out

As World Mediation Day 2022 approaches, we discuss the importance of taking time out during your working day just as much as your days outside of the workplace. May 21st is World Meditation Day — and a perfect reminder that deep breathing and meditation are excellent techniques for dealing with stress in the workplace. Meditation […]

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9th May 2022

Deaf Awareness Week and How to Support People with Sensory Disabilities

Last week was Deaf Awareness Week, an event that aims to educate the public about people with sensory disabilities, how they impact their daily lives and how to support them. Now is a great time for organisations to consider deepening their understanding of employees with sensory issues and developing ways to support them at work. […]

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27th April 2022

How HR Technology Can Transform Your Business

HR technology is any tool that improves the employee-employer relationship, makes people’s working lives better, reduces overheads for organisations … and that can ultimately transform your business! The right HR technology can free HR teams from many of their daily administrative tasks, allowing more time to focus on employee wellbeing, and help managers identify and […]

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12th April 2022

Stress Awareness Month: How to Reduce Stress at Work

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to raise awareness of the causes and cures for stress. Each year comes with a new theme and in 2022, the focus is on community.  A lack of support can cause loneliness and isolation, which in turn lowers people’s wellbeing, impacts mental health and can […]

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4th April 2022

Is Now the Time to Embrace Hybrid Working?

COVID-19 has changed the way we live and word, leading us to discuss in detail the question: “Is now the time to embrace hybrid working?”, and possibly forever? Work is no longer a place. It’s all about what you do — not necessarily where you do it from. The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way […]

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31st March 2022

7 Signs of Low Employee Engagement & How to Fix It

In our latest blog, we discuss the seven signs of low employee engagement and how to fix it if you want to minimise the impact it has upon productivity. Just as a high level of employee engagement can have a positive impact on the workplace, a low level can create an environment of negativity — […]

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23rd March 2022

How to Create an Abundance Mindset in the Workplace

How to create an abundance mindset in the workplace is the focus point in the latest article from the Trickle team. From individuals to entire businesses, forming the right mindset is important. It can be the difference between success and failure and determines whether we reach our full potential.  Creating a positive mindset within your […]

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21st March 2022

The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

The importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace is under the spotlight in the latest blog from the Trickle team. Diversity, Equity and inclusion (DEI) are more than policies, programs or headcounts. Inclusive teams improve collective performance by up to 30% in high-diversity environments. In a BCG study, companies with diverse management teams […]

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15th March 2022

Mergers & acquisitions from a people perspective

Originally posted 15th March 2022, adapted 27th July 2023. Between January to March 2023, the UK saw 356 completed mergers and acquisitions (M&A) at a total value of £12.7 billion. While this was lower than in the same quarter in 2022, economic and geopolitical instability saw cross-border engagements dip. Either way, it remains important to […]

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9th March 2022

The Future of NHS HR & Organisational Development

The Trickle wellbeing app team discusses the future of NHS HR and organisational development in their latest blog. By 2030, the way we work will be completely different. A combination of new technology, remote working and artificial intelligence (alongside a greater emphasis on staff wellbeing) means we all need to adapt. None more so than […]

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8th March 2022

International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating Women in the Workplace

Celebrating women and their successes on International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD) is a great way  to build employee happiness and trust. For some women, it can be difficult to feel empowered in the workplace. According to experts at, pay equality and concerns about harassment rank as two of the top issues women still face […]

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15th February 2022

Hello from the CEO of Trickle, Paul Reid

What does 2022 have in store for Trickle? Read on to find out what exciting projects we have lined up with start-up companies and public health sectors, with a quick hello from our CEO, Paul Reid. Hey folks, I hope you’ve all had a good start to 2022! I asked my teammates for a wee […]

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3rd February 2022

Time to Talk Day 2022: Talking About Mental Health at Work

The 3rd February is Time to Talk Day 2022, meaning there is no better day of the year to start a conversation about mental health at work. Just as we look after our bodies, it’s also important we look after our minds. One in four of us experience mental health issues each year — so […]

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31st January 2022

HR Trends for 2022: What’s New and What’s Next

As we look ahead to the rest of the year, the team here at Trickle discuss what they think are the HR trends of 2022. This year, HR-related challenges have become more difficult, with many interconnected internal and external factors causing shifts in power and creating concerning unknowns. It’s harder than ever to stay ahead […]

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20th December 2021

Ending the Year Strong: Effective Employee Reviews

If your organisation is interested in ending the year strong through implementing effective employee reviews, then check out the latest blog from the Trickle team. December is one of the most wonderful and stressful times of the year. It can be easy to forget about employee reviews between the fun of wrapping up Secret Santa […]

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16th December 2021

December is also The Season of Employer Gratitude

December isn’t just the time of year to be jolly, with plenty of food, family, presents and (hopefully) snow, but also the season of employer gratitude! Here at Trickle, we believe December is the best time of the year for employers to show their appreciation for all the hard work and stellar performances that their […]

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8th December 2021

Webinar Discussion: How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Read about Trickle’s recent webinar discussion with Iris Software about how to prepare for the future of work, especially after COVID-19. The future of work looks similar to the present. Hybrid or remote working is now becoming increasingly normalised across the globe, with 46% of workers stating they would consider quitting if they couldn’t work […]

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8th December 2021

Trickle’s Guide to How to Throw a Virtual Christmas Party

In our latest blog post, the Trickle team offer you their guide on how to throw a virtual Christmas party. About 52% of UK workplaces have decided not to hold a Christmas office party, according to a survey of 2,000 office workers commissioned by COVID testing company Prenetics. But the fun doesn’t need to stop […]

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1st December 2021

How to Plan a Work Christmas Party for Employees

The end-of-year party marks an important (and fun) event for everyone at work. Employees get the opportunity to mingle with their colleagues, enjoy a delicious meal and celebrate accomplishments, setting the tone for a positive and successful year ahead. With the Grinch, AKA coronavirus, stealing Christmas last year, teams are looking forward to letting loose […]

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23rd November 2021

Trickle’s Guide to How Companies Should React to Social Issues

Read our helpful guide to how companies should react to social issues in this latest article from the Trickle team. 64% of consumers will purchase from or boycott a brand solely based on its stance on a social or political issue. It’s no longer enough for brands to just focus on making profits. It’s now […]

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17th November 2021

Trickle x Purpose HR Working Together to Better HR

Read about how Trickle and Purpose HR are working together towards a better approach to people management. Two companies that are both committed to enhancing the employee experience are now working together for the same aim. The Company Backgrounds Trickle is an employee engagement platform that enables organisations to empower their employees to create harmonious […]

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8th November 2021

Workplace Diversity at Christmas: Not Everyone Celebrates It

If you need guidance about workplace diversity at Christmas (remember, not everyone celebrates it), our latest blog will help you prepare for the festive season. Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year for some, but what about those who don’t celebrate Christmas? Christmas is traditionally a Christian holiday, marking the birth of […]

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2nd November 2021

How to Use Data for Personalised Employee Benefits

Our latest article discusses how your organisation can use data for personalised employee benefits, helping them to feel included as well as valued. Algorithms are making our user experience better on music apps, streaming services and e-commerce websites. We’ve grown accustomed to having experiences tailored to our preferences — and why shouldn’t we? We’re all […]

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