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Just half of UK employees feel trusted at work

Despite trust in the workplace being fundamental to employee engagement, research by Catalyst found across Europe just 46% of employees in Europe feel they are ‘often’ or ‘always’ trusted by their...

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Could bots help to solve employee mental health problems?

Many businesses are turning to bots to encourage workers to be more communicative about issues and to help identify mental health problems, says Jo Gallacher

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Jacobs launches mental health check-in tool to boost employee engagement

Engineering firm Jacobs has launched a free mental health check-in tool One Million Lives to help employees and the wider community better understand their mental health.

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Lloyd's of London: bringing an old name up to date

As CHRO of a unique 334-year-old organisation at the heart of the UK’s financial establishment, Julia Tyson has much to do to reshape the insurance marketplace’s outlook for the 21st century, finds Jo...

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Developing a robust remote working policy

Yinka Opaneye, global HR director at GameAnalytics, provides some golden rules on how HR can create a remote working policy which works for everyone.

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Technology supplement 2020

It can be hard for HR to trust new workplace technologies, yet as HR weathers one of its most challenging years on record we look at how technology can offer a helping hand. From robot assistants...

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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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