The full economic impact of the pandemic will not be known "until the government’s furlough plaster is ripped off", says Rhys Moon, director at outplacement specialist Renovo.
The CIPD has urged employers to look beyond offering only remote work and instead develop a number of flexible working options.
The majority (79%) of UK employees on furlough say they are considering applying to jobs below their skill level.
The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has written to home secretary Priti Patel to highlight major concerns about the date set for the start of physical Right to Work checks.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the government to stop dithering and deliver on its manifesto promise to boost workers’ rights.
The coronavirus pandemic has been the ultimate stress test for ethical culture within businesses, according to the annual LRN report.
Over half (56%) of UK businesses have improved their work culture to focus on wellbeing and flexibility since the start of the pandemic.
The majority (89%) of employees said sorting through an inbox of unopened emails is one of the most unpleasant parts of working remotely.
A new report by the Resolution Foundation has found the cost of being made redundant is especially high for older workers.
The CIPD has urged employers to address high levels of presenteeism as it threatens to worsen the UK's ‘always on’ work culture.