City AM Blue Monday Article_Mike Foster

Is the onus on employers to keep staff happy?

On Blue Monday, Founder and Creative Director Mike features in City AM discussing the benefits that keeping your employees happy can have for your business. 

Researchers have dubbed the third Monday of January as the most depressing day of the year. But on this Blue Monday, the Straight Forward studio was in good spirits. Our Founder and Creative Director Mike was in City AM talking about the importance of ensuring your employees are happy in the workplace, sharing his thoughts on the potential rewards reaped from equipping employees with the tools to stretch and grow. You can read the full article on the City AM website.

Carving out time to enable the team to pursue what makes them happy is important to us. Our Stretch Projects programme enables individuals to pursue things that interest them. Whether that’s taking Straight Forward into new areas or building our experiences. We have a lot of fun doing it! Did you know that we published our first book as part of the Stretch Project programme? You can get your copy here.