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Financial worries have profound impact on employee mental health

The vast majority (90%) of employers agree that financial worries have a negative impact on an employee’s mental health, a survey by fintech company Smarterly has found.

HR’s chance to be the champion of career agility

The global pandemic COVID-19 has thrown the world into turmoil and one major area that we are all facing is the effect upon our jobs and career.

HR coronavirus roundup

Confused by the latest guidance on coronavirus and what it means for employees? You’re not the only one, so here’s a roundup of our most recent coronavirus coverage to keep you informed and educated...

Rethinking business as usual post-coronavirus

We are living in unprecedented times and the Coronavirus outbreak has forced organisations to rethink ‘business as usual’ in terms of their delivery and their people management.

Businesses doing more harm than good when trying to help charities

Businesses trying to ‘give back’ by offering up their services to charities are often doing more harm than good.

Meeting the needs of disabled colleagues during COVID-19

We are living in unprecedented and unchartered times. Over the last few weeks, we have all had to adapt, at pace, to new ways of working and living, in order to protect our own health and that of the...

Short-time working model should be adopted for furlough scheme

Think tank Reform has called on the government to change the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) to include a short-time working model.

Why HR should push the reset button

It’s been hard to know where to start with writing this column. At the time of writing it we’re in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, I’m due to give birth to my second child any time now and my...

Where are the best places to work in 2020?

Great Place to Work has announced its 2020 winners despite being unable to hold its annual awards gala

With power comes responsibility: corporations and LGBT+ inclusion

With the UK’s LGBT+ calendar becoming more robust and dynamic with each passing year, we are delighted to welcome yet another addition, the newly launched Lesbian Visibility Week, into the fold.

Back to basics...bereavement support

?Bereavement relates to our experience of losing someone (or something) important to us. It is characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through as we gradually...

How HR can help Muslims during an unusual Ramadan

Ramadan has always been a communal event, impacting approximately 1.8 billion Muslims globally. During the coronavirus pandemic, it is therefore going to be a very different experience.

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