We believe in one fundamental truth.
That people power performance.

That’s why we provide businesses with the critical insights into their people, the strategy to engage and empower their people and the action to enhance their people’s performance.

What we do

We are a full-service agency providing the employee insight to inform the right engagement strategy and action.

Working as partners, we help shape the right solutions which align to a client’s business strategy and priorities.


Understanding what your employees think is essential to improving engagement. We can help you listen to employees through annual surveys, snapshots or always-on listening.

Communication and
engagement audits

Good communication makes a big difference to how employees feel. We look at the whole picture to ensure that the right messages are on the right channel, communicated to the right people.

Culture and behaviour programmes

A strong and cohesive culture underpins a great workplace. We can help you shape and embed a culture programme that’s right for your business from start to finish.

Vision and values development

Your employees know what makes you distinct. We use an insight-led approach to get to your point of difference, so that your vision and values are right for your people and your business.

Strategic narrative development

Employees who understand your strategy will get behind it. Using first-person language and story mapping, we can help you to write the story of your organisation for your people.


We take a creative approach to all the work we do. With an in-house studio and web design, video and animation capabilities, we can create campaigns that cater to your needs.

Our work

What we’ve done to help our clients put their people front and centre

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    Anglo American

  • Asda logo


  • Aviva logo


  • British Airways logo


  • Bentley logo


  • Boots logo


  • BP logo


  • Burberry logo


  • Co-op logo


  • Direct Line logo

    Direct Line

  • FirstGroup logo


  • HSBC logo


  • Lloyds Banking Group logo

    Lloyds Banking Group

  • Nationwide logo


  • Old Mutual Wealth logo

    Old Mutual Wealth

  • RSA logo


Our team

The people that make it happen

  • Aileen Brown at Karian and Box

    Aileen Brown
    Client Solutions Director

  • Alice Mullin at Karian and Box

    Alice Mullin
    Insight Design Lead

  • Amy Mallen at Karian and Box

    Amy Mallen
    Junior Analyst

  • Antonia Mackerell

    Antonia Mackerell
    Projects Director

  • Bethany Cross at Karian and Box

    Bethany Cross
    Project Manager

  • Charis Luckner at Karian and Box

    Charis Luckner
    Client Solutions Director

  • Charlotte Laycock at Karian and Box

    Charlotte Laycock
    Analysis and Reporting Lead

  • Chris Broome at Karian and Box

    Chris Broome
    Analysis and Reporting Lead