Companies underestimating disabled workers' potential

Companies, and society in general, are perceiving disabled workers in terms of what they can't do rather than looking at their potential.

Purpose-driven work vital to employee health

Working in a job with purpose can help employees fight off serious health problems and even make them live longer, according to Wolfgang Seidl, workplace health consultant at Mercer Marsh Benefits.

What it’s like to work in HR in Ukraine during the war

At Naftogaz, the national energy company of Ukraine, the day-to-day responsibilities of our HR department aren’t much different than any other 50,000+ employee organisation.

Majority of women of colour in the UK have faced racism at work

The majority (75%) of women of colour in the UK have experienced racism at work, causing some to change their language, clothes or hair to better fit in.

Pay stagnation pushing L&D professionals to quit

Learning and development (L&D) professionals are considering leaving their jobs in the near future due to a lack of pay rises.

Women less likely than men to be heard by managers

Women are more likely to be ignored by their managers in the workplace than men, according to a new report from professional services firm PWC.

Work stress: balancing the bad with the good

The pandemic has played a significant role in an increase of people presenting more feelings around anxiety, depression and loneliness but it’s not the only major player. We are just talking about it...

Switching to digital staff onboarding allows you to do things right and saves time and money

The UK government is introducing a new set of standards to support right to work and criminal record checks being done digitally. In line with this, DBS and the Home Office are bringing in legislation...

Insights

A third of UK employees feel LGBT+ support stops at Pride

Some UK companies have been accused of only supporting the LGBT+ community during Pride month.

UK minister for pensions promises reform

Minister for pensions and financial inclusion Guy Opperman has pledged to launch two consultations on the future of pensions in the UK.

How to interview candidates with a war-induced trauma

People who have experienced a war-induced trauma respond differently to things we consider normal outside of an area of conflict.

Where do you draw the line with social media screening?

If there’s anything high-profile media storms have taught us, it’s that brand is everything. Organisations like Google, BrewDog and Goldman Sachs know all too well how much social media can fuel this...

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