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HR must step up to the climate challenge

England is traditionally not very good at breaking records. Our football team never seems to lift the trophy (until this year), our transport links aren’t always on time and our happiness levels…...

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Come fly with me: EasyJet's Ella Bennett

EasyJet’s Ella Bennett talks to Jo Gallacher about how the airline has taken off after the Covid storm with a massive energy around recruitment as travel is predicted to reach near pre-pandemic...

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HR needs to do more to help employees during the cost of living crisis

My morning routine is pretty standard. I wake up, sleepily make some coffee and pop the radio on.

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One third of ethnic minority workers can no longer afford their bills

One third of workers from ethnic minority backgrounds in the UK are no longer able to pay their bills, rent or mortgage each month due to the cost of living crisis.

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Age-based assumptions are leading employers astray

Age is always a humorous topic in the HR magazine office. It’s a key signifier of what TV shows we were brought up on or which Glastonbury festival we remember with fond, if hazy, memories.

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The Great Retirement - why older people are leaving the workforce in droves, part two

Ageism should never be tolerated, but with an ongoing skills shortage, it is particularly important that we retain the wisdom and perspective of older workers.

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The Great Retirement - why older people are leaving the workforce in droves

Ageism should never be tolerated, but with an ongoing skills shortage, it is particularly important that we retain the wisdom and perspective of older workers.

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Endometriosis action month: women don't open up about menstrual health

Nearly half of female workers (47%) said they would be concerned about discussing their menstrual health issues with their employers.

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Shared parental leave inequalities lead to unpopularity in UK

Twitter’s new CEO, Parag Agrawal, has been celebrated for taking up shared parental leave after the birth of his second child.

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What makes the perfect leader?

Despite the countless business books and advice columns, there is no such thing as a perfect leader.

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What to do when leadership fails, part two

If a business leader makes a mistake, insisting that they resign means we miss the opportunity to learn valuable lessons and build better leaders and businesses, finds Jo Gallacher.

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What to do when leadership fails, part one

If a business leader makes a mistake, insisting that they resign means we miss the opportunity to learn valuable lessons and build better leaders and businesses, finds Jo Gallacher.

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