Communications

Companies alienating workforce by ignoring worker opinion

Employers are guilty of ignoring the opinions of their workforce when it comes to making important decisions.

How employers can reconnect with teams

Research from UKG has found a worrying disconnection between employers and their team members. According to the global survey which spoke to recent job leavers and managers, one in four employees...

Connecting in a hybrid environment

Creating connections that last in hybrid working environments is one of HR’s main challenges, argues Guy Lubitsh.

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Diversity and inclusion: don’t underestimate those quick changes 

In the last few years, diversity and inclusion (D&I) has risen fast on the corporate agenda. From discussions around pay equity, to board-level diversity to creating a culture that supports...

Creating culture change through storytelling  

There is much written about ‘levelling up’ in recent times.

Workers wasting over five days a year in 'pointless' meetings

Employees across the UK are spending too much time on menial tasks such as sending emails, updating the status of tasks and having unnecessary meetings.

What are the warning signs that your team is in conflict?

Conflict is quite normal and to be expected in a team. A team that doesn’t experience any conflict is probably not working as a team at all.  

Instant message platforms: productivity tool, or just another distraction?

You hit send. One micro-task off the list. And added to someone else’s. Next!

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.

Ukraine conflict: how should HR engage with employees?

Amid concern over the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, HR can and should provide a steadying voice, according to experts.

Keeping internal communications open in times of crisis

Coronavirus has been an exercise in effective internal communications, but now the UK is, somewhat, out of the eye of the storm, what lessons is HR taking forward when preparing for future crises?...

Cutting through complexity  

If there’s one lesson we can take from the pandemic, it’s the importance of authentic, clear communication. We live in a world where government guidance on what we can and can’t do is ever-changing...