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Alastair Campbell: the importance of mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

If you were ever wondering whether to make a change in your career but not sure if it’s possible, Alastair Campbell is proof that it’s never too late.

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Redundancies expected to increase in next quarter, CIPD says

One in three organisations expect to cut jobs in the third quarter of 2020, according to new research from the CIPD and Adecco Group.

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National Bereavement Service launches grief support and counselling service

The National Bereavement Service (NBS) has launched a grief support and counselling service to help its staff and customers.

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Pushing for progress: the workplace's role in political and social movements, part two

With workforces becoming increasingly active in political and social movements, what are the benefits and potential pitfalls HR should look out for?

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Green conscience feeds employee flexible work wishes

?Flexible working is the most important work benefit employees look for when considering taking a new role.

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Pushing for progress: the workplace's role in political and social movements

With workforces becoming increasingly active in political and social movements, what are the benefits and potential pitfalls HR should look out for?

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Inflexible work forcing fathers to take sick days for childcare

One in five fathers have faked illness at work to manage childcare duties, according to meeting provider PowWowNow.

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HR and L&D leaders call for more engagement in social policy

?Environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies are becoming more important to HR leaders.

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HR can make a positive difference

?I would be wasting precious column inches by explaining the many benefits of diversity in the workplace. Any HR professional worth their salt already knows the score. But we are lying to ourselves if...

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Financial safety leads as top priority for SME benefit schemes

?A quarter of SME employees would like income protection in a post-COVID-19 workplace.

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It pays to have more women on the board, finds report

?The UK economy is missing out on £47 billion in pre-tax profit due to a lack of women in top executive roles.

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Employees say they can't afford more free time

?A quarter of working people do not want to reduce their hours of paid work to have more free time.

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