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Two years since coronavirus lockdown: what has HR learned?

Today (23 March) marks the second anniversary of the announcement by prime minister Boris Johnson that the UK was locking down due to coronavirus. After two years in crisis, what lessons can HR take...

Why managing time at work is the new frontier

Knowledge-based businesses have been evolving at pace, adjusting to our post-Brexit landscape, pandemic-enforced remote working and new hybrid working arrangements.

What high-performing organisations have in common

With all disruptions caused by Covid-19, changes in work patterns and changes in employee turnover, businesses have to re-evaluate the way they work, how they treat their employees, their higher...

What the Ukraine conflict tells us about race

A war instigated by a super power invading another sovereign country resulting in death, misery and civilians becoming refugees seeking an escape is a blight on us all.

Workplace monitoring on the rise

More than a quarter of UK workers have said that monitoring and surveillance at work has increased since Covid.

How to make employee activism work for your organisation

Workplace activism is here to stay and, if handled correctly, can energise and improve your workforce, according to Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, associate professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership and...

Reflecting on a dedication to serving others: Harbhajan Brar, Imperial College London

Imperial College London HRD Harbhajan Brar tells Beau Jackson how his 30 years in HR have been driven by a determination to build better, fairer, more successful organisations that represent...

Do you need to start asking about the environment in job interviews?

Clothing brand Banana Moon has started testing candidates’ ecological awareness at interview in the hope that it will help encourage grass-roots efforts and an open culture of change.

Could no isolation result in stronger restrictions by employers?

All Covid measures in England are due to end at the end of February, including the legal requirement on people with coronavirus to self-isolate.

Storm Eunice: How to keep employees safe

Weather warnings have been issued across the UK as the country braces itself for the onslaught of Storm Eunice.

Met Police: blame only deepens cultural divide, expert warns

Sadiq Khan’s public criticism of former Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has garnered both praise and blame in the press. But is it the right way to solve cultural issues the Met may...

Four-day week would help close gender pay gap

A four-day week could help close the gender pay gap for good, research has suggested.

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