Disability | Government launches National Disability Strategy

Today (28 July) the UK government launched its National Disability Strategy which aims to bridge the gap in education, skills and employment for disabled people.

Carbon footprint | Businesses urged to think green before returning to conferences

If businesses revert to pre-pandemic ways of working, they may risk increasing their carbon footprint.

Reduced hours | Four-day working week case study: Arken

Software service provider Arken has successfully moved to a four-day working week after finding staff were happier and just as productive working these hours throughout the pandemic.

Equality | It’s time we stopped telling women what to wear to work

Telling women what they can wear is once again making headlines. This authoritarian, ‘big brother knows best’ approach is a regression and an attack of individual identity and freedom.

Pay | Is June Sarpong's BBC salary too much for a three-day week?

June Sarpong's salary as diversity champion for the BBC has been brought into question.

Engagement | Young employees feel forgotten by bosses

Young workers are feeling isolated after spending 18 months working from home due a lack of communication with their employers.

"Deskless" & "remote" | Internal comms terminology divides the workforce

Many moons ago the terms “white collar” and “blue collar” were commonly used. But this blatant divide between office and manual workers created a negativity which saw many consider blue collar workers...

Financial wellbeing | It’s time to talk money

At the start of last year, a pandemic was probably the last thing on the minds of even the most risk-minded businesses across the globe. Now, well into the second year of the crisis, employers are...

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Inclusion | Could women's golf lessons be a hole-in-one for equality?

Last week The Times reported that senior women at professional services firm EY feared being excluded at work as a lot of the professional networking between male colleagues happens on the golf...

Gender | How HR can prevent menopausal discrimination

Almost a million women in the UK have left jobs because menopause symptoms and an inquiry has been launched to understand if workplace discrimination is taking place. In the meantime, what can HR do...

Development | With leadership, do we understand enough about those who follow?

There are over 57,000 books with the word ‘leadership’ in the title on Amazon; it’s a subject widely read, discussed and debated within business theory and beyond. But, more often than not, there...

COVID-19 | Pingdemic test-to-return used by employers to fight self-isolation

Employers have been left reeling by a record number of NHS COVID-19 app alerts asking people to self-isolate.