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Majority of employers believe workers are experiencing persistent money worries

Ninety-six per cent of UK employers believe that some of their workers are experiencing persistent money worries.

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UK's employment rate at record high pre-lockdown

The UK’s employment rate was at a record high of 76.4% before the lockdown began, Office for National Statistics figures show.

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Emotions are impacting employees during coronavirus pandemic

Forty per cent of employees have found their emotions are impacting their work performance during coronavirus.

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Business leaders launch Keep Britain Working campaign

Business leaders have launched a new campaign to protect jobs and livelihoods due to the repercussions of COVID-19.

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Workers reskilling during weekends

Workers are reskilling in preparation for new jobs on the weekends, according to online training provider Circus Street.

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One in five Brits quit their job due to toxic culture

One in five (21%) Brits quit their job due to toxic workplace culture, according to Breathe’s Culture Economy 2020 report.

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Half of workforce believe employer will remove remote working after coronavirus

Almost half (47%) of workers believe their employer will ditch widespread remote working once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

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Furlough scheme deadline extended

The cut-off date for companies to apply to the furlough scheme has been extended

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Apprenticeships already feeling impact of reduced funding

Half of apprenticeship training programmes could downsize, mothball or shut down completely due to lack of financial support for the Department for Education

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Graduate confidence in job market decreases

Only a third (33%) of graduates are confident about securing a role after university due to coronavirus, according to Bright Network’s latest insight report

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How HR can support an organisation when its leader is absent

Following news that prime minister Boris Johnson was rushed into intensive care last week, we look at how organisations cope when their leader is absent

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HR responds to COVID-19: Hertfordshire County Council

The ‘human touch’ has been fundamental to helping employees at Hertfordshire County Council respond to coronavirus.

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