Pulse surveys

Hats, kilts and exit polls.

Tony Latter blog, People Analytics

Whichever party got your vote on the 7th May, whether it was blue, red, orange, green, yellow or purple, if this process has taught us anything, it’s that emotionally invested opinions versus factual outcomes can sometimes and spectacularly be so very different. It can make even the staunchest of individuals …

Sport and the importance of wellbeing

Tony Latter blog, People Analytics

Sport, as we know is a billion pound industry and its leading light, football is played and watched around the world, from Iceland to Malaysia, conflict zones to wealthy principalities. Its showpiece event, the World Cup final was watched by a global audience of one billion last summer. Football wouldn’t …

The growth of happiness as a business metric

Tony Latter blog, People Analytics

It has struck me recently as I go about my daily business in London that I see happiness being used more and more as a serious business metric. It is fascinating how quickly happiness has moved from being seen as a slightly fluffy KPI to a top priority business metric. …

the happiness index – award winning technology

Tony Latter blog, Software Developments

The Happiness Index was last night voted into the Top 50 Disruptive UK Technology companies for 2015 alongside well established brands such as CrowdCube and payasyougym.com Previous winners include Secret Escapes and reevoo, so we’re delighted to be keeping such good company! For more details click here:realbusiness.co.uk/article/29366

Award Shortlist

Tony Latter blog, Our News

I’m extremely proud to say all the hard work put in by The Happiness Index team is paying off as we have been listed as a key contender for the Everline Future 50. The award recognises Britain’s most disruptive early-stage businesses who are challenging the traditional way of doing things …

Demonstrating value for employees

New study shows we work harder when we are happy

Tony Latter blog, People Analytics

Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick. Economists carried out a number of experiments to test the idea that happy employees work harder. In the laboratory, they found happiness made people around 12% more productive. Professor Andrew Oswald, Dr Eugenio …

Measure your NPS score

Here’s Why Founders Should Care about Happiness

Tony Latter blog, People Analytics

Scott Crabtree spent 24 years climbing the ladder in the gaming and software industries, eventually leading his own engineering team at Intel. And after observing life at companies big and small, he recognized one commonality: The happiest people are the most productive. The difference was so striking to him that …