Bridging the Gap: The Affordable Care Act and the Employee Value Proposition
Posted on 04.16.2014 by Kathie Boettrich.
In spite of the fact that the ACA may be the single most talked-about piece of legislation in decades, the actual reforms it implements and what these mean for employees and their families still remain unclear. This creates an opportunity for proactive companies to start conversations that inform employees about health care benefits and shift the focus to everything they receive as an employee: the entire Employee Value Proposition. READ MORE >
Qatar Taking Positive Action in Fight Against Obesity Epidemic
Posted on 04.14.2014 by David Bowen.
A generation ago, the United States was the epicenter of the global obesity epidemic. No longer. Today, many countries in the Middle East have obesity rates that exceed even those of the United States, according to a recent report by the UK-based Overseas Development Institute. With growing waistlines come the diseases of obesity: high blood pressure, heart disease, and, particularly, diabetes. The statistics alone should ring alarm bells in Qatar and across the Middle East. READ MORE >
Trends in European Lawmaking
Posted on 04.14.2014 by H+K Strategies Brussels.
Over the past five year legislative term, certain trends have emerged in the EU law-making process. This article looks at these trends in the broader political context, what impact they have on business and what the future holds. READ MORE >
As the biggest publishing company you've never heard of, chances are you've read something created by Group SJR. Fast Company recently took a closer look at our sister company and the work they do.
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The Power of Small
Posted on 04.10.2014 by H+K Strategies Digital Team.
Niche communities, special publics, online societies…the biggest thing to happen to digital marketing is, well, small. Our digital team takes a look at how a few brands - large and small - are creating strong relationships with small communities, one-by-one. READ MORE >
Beyond Benefits and Volunteerism: Substantive Employee Engagement Leads to Sustainable Corporate Strategy
Posted on 04.08.2014 by Anna Geismar.
As corporate responsibility practices continue to evolve, moving beyond "checkbook philanthropy" to integrating efforts into business operations, employee engagement is also evolving to become more strategic and substantive. As is the case with many other sustainable business initiatives, employee engagement has proven to be more than just a feel-good effort — it also boosts the bottom line. READ MORE >
3D Printers to Push the Boundaries of Medical Innovation
Posted on 04.06.2014 by Jay Andersen.
Over the past six months, a lot has been written about how 3D printing will disrupt the world. 3D printing brings potential disruptions that will have long-reaching impact on intellectual property rights and global supply chains. What we think is most interesting is bio-printing, or the printing of human tissues and organs. While this sounds like the domain of science-fiction, it is very real and closer to becoming a widespread phenomenon than one might expect. READ MORE >
Effective storytelling isn't about the brand. The best stories embody the brand, its attitudes and promises. Here, H+K London's CEO Richard Millar shares five principles key to great storytelling.
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We are pleased to announce that H+K Strategies has earned 13 nominations in The Holmes Reports' annual EMEA SABRE awards. Congratulations to all our colleagues!
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