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Creativity or development? Hybrid work plans depend on aims

Speaking at the opening keynote on day 2 of the CIPD’s Festival of Work Carl Benedikt Frey, director of the Future of Work programme at Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, argued that place is...

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Lockdown easing delay adds pressure to HR

The four-week delay in easing of lockdown restrictions in England to 19 July will be bittersweet for employers.

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Take your place at the table: profile Una O’Reilly, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Bring your whole self to work – HR’s well-worn mantra. All people leaders ought to practice what they preach when it comes to authenticity and Una O’Reilly, group director of engagement and director...

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Pimlico Plumbers advert risks discrimination claims

London plumbing firm Pimlico Plumbers has launched its first advert for a job that lists vaccination against coronavirus as a requirement.

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Creating a sense of belonging at work

Building a business culture that workers genuinely feel they belong within requires more than half-hearted initiatives, according to our HR Lunchtime Debate panel – belonging must be built in at...

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Collaboration lessons from the UK's first post-lockdown events

Though people in the UK are largely able to eat, drink and socialise however they choose to, the idea of pitching up at an indoor event elbow-to-elbow with thousands of other people is still...

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What Brexit and coronavirus mean for GDPR

Last month marked three years since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Though the contents of the law have remained unchanged since 2018, Brexit and coronavirus mean...

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Roadmap out of lockdown: where next for HR? Questions answered

As the UK ploughs forward on its roadmap out of lockdown, HR leaders will be transitioning to the next stage of recovery – shaping working practices not just for survival but for the long term.

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How does HR host T Level students?

As of this week UK employers will be entitled to a £1,000 cash incentive for every T Level student hosted for an industry placement.

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Over half of UK employers now provide enhanced maternity and paternity pay

Nearly two thirds (63.5%) of businesses offer maternity pay above the statuary minimum in the UK, and three-fifths (60.8%) offer enhanced paternity pay.

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Imposter syndrome pervades the workplace

Employees are still experiencing imposter syndrome in the workplace, despite having a good company culture.

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UK workers face confidence crisis returning to work

Almost two fifths (37%) of people returning to work after a year away experience a loss in confidence, creating more concerns for workplaces post-coronavirus and beyond.

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