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Remote work case study: LondonEnergy

Jacques Samama, head of people at LondonEnergy, shares how the pandemic has affected both office-based and operational staff.

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Home truths: adapting to the new world of work

Lockdown has provided us with a nationwide remote working experiment, but it may not have been as successful as HR had hoped.

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Make kindness your kind of success

?As a society, we like to use the end of December as a marker for how life is going. In the bleary days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve where Terry’s Chocolate Orange is classed as one of your...

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Business leaders must tackle racism at work, author Reni Eddo-Lodge urges

?Leaders need to be brave enough to fight back against racism in the workplace, according to journalist and author Reni Eddo-Lodge on day one of the CIPD’s annual conference.

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What makes a great leader?

?As the US Election draws to a close and votes continue to be counted in what has been a tumultuous campaign, HR magazine looks through the archive of what makes a great leader both in the UK and...

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Is it time to re-think the recruitment process?

It’s been a stressful time for HR. Since the announcement of lockdown back in March, the profession has had to switch its workforce to remote working practically overnight, place employees on...

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Sustainability rates highly in employee expectations despite COVID-19 worries

?The majority of UK office workers (83%) feel their company is not doing enough or could do more to improve their sustainability.

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Flexibility and family-friendliness boosts pandemic productivity

Organisations with flexible and family-friendly policies have seen increased levels of productivity throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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What should HR know about mass redundancies?

The UK government has hinted it will be announcing the introduction of a traffic tiered system for local lockdowns, placing more pressure on businesses to balance the books.

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Businesses fear loss of top HR professionals due to pay squeeze

Over four in five (86%) of businesses are worried about losing their top HR and office support talent due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

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Workers trust robots more than their managers

Workers around the world are beginning to trust robots more than people to support their mental health.

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A clear mind in turbulent times: profile James Glover, HRD Mind

?Most people are familiar with the work of the charity Mind and its aim to improve the mental wellbeing of the nation. From practical advice and counselling services to membership networks and...

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