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How HR can support employees worrying about rent

HR is concerned employees do not feel they can come to them for support during challenging times, as new research has found adults in the UK are worried about keeping up rent payments.

UK workplaces must start providing tangible support to social justice causes

When it comes to corporate social responsibility, how do we ensure that our workplaces are not fixating on easy wins and are pushing for creating change?

How to introduce coronavirus testing at work

All UK nations have now published respective roadmaps for leading out of the current coronavirus lockdown. Though the dates of when certain parts of the economy will reopen are subject to change and...

What can HR do to keep high-risk workers safe from coronavirus?

The many changes and restrictions COVID-19 has brought are becoming a new way of life. However, there are significant variations in how employers are reacting to the pandemic and the lengths they’re...

Ontological security at work

Ontological security is a relatively new framework in the area of psychology. Until the early 90s it was generally believed that humans were primarily concerned with physical security before anything...

Why it’s time to conduct an expense policy MOT

Just before the most recent lockdown, travelling to work was down 44% and many predict that when people do return to the office, it won’t be at anywhere near the same levels as before. As a result,...

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How to overcome the top five productivity killers impacting HR

The HR team has always been a vital component of long-term organisational success – handling any people-related issues that come their way, with the overall values and goals of the organisation as...

Considerations when sending foreign employees to France  

Various aspects need to be considered when planning the employment for individuals working across borders, whether remotely, on a temporary assignment or under a more permanent foreign arrangement.

UK government must be ‘more like Biden’ to save jobs

An economic boost four times as great as currently planned by government is needed to protect jobs and advance the UK economy, according to a new study.

Risky business: now is the time to make risk management part of company culture

The pandemic, and the far-reaching repercussions it has had on the world of work, should prompt businesses to update risk management policies and procedures as they look to a future beyond COVID,...

People vs technology: managing technological change

One of the greatest HR challenges in the workplace over the next decade will be the relationship between people and technology. Einstein gloomily wrote at the start of the 20th-century technological...

HR calls for certainty on job support measures ahead of March Budget

Employers need a more long-term plan for job protection if HR is to efficiently adapt to the nation’s third lockdown, says the CIPD.

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