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How to cope with a narcissist at work

Narcissism is a personality behavioural disorder where an individual has misrepresented feelings of inflated self-worth, often masking very low confidence.

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Roadmap out of lockdown: what HR can expect

It is over a year since the pandemic began and businesses are still looking to their people professionals for direction. However, this time it’s to steer them into whatever the ‘next normal’ phase of...

What’s holding back a flexible working Bill for employees?

A private member’s bill that seeks to reform the law on flexible working was introduced into Parliament in June. Put forward by Tulip Siddiq, shadow education minister, the Bill has cross-party...

Focus is needed just as much as ability to create peak performing teams

When building teams, many organisations focus mainly on ability, technical skills, and experience. However, it takes a lot more than intellectual prowess and technical expertise to produce great team...

Should romantic relationships be allowed at work? Part two

In June, health secretary Matt Hancock resigned over an affair with his aide, Gina Coladangelo, admitting he broke the social distancing rules he had set out for the rest of the country.

Hot topic: should romantic relationships be allowed at work?

In June, health secretary Matt Hancock resigned over an affair with his aide, Gina Coladangelo, admitting he broke the social distancing rules he had set out for the rest of the country.

Breastfeeding still taboo in the workplace

Less than half (43%) of UK employers are comfortable with breastfeeding at work, according to new research by HR consultancy Peninsula.

Micro-cultures may be better for wellbeing

With more of us working from home, workplace ‘micro-cultures’ have started to form among tight-knit groups of people over the past 18 months. Rather than a dangerous erosion of a company’s culture,...

Laying the foundation for a workplace that works for all

While every individual and organisation has faced unique hurdles in the last 18 months, there are common learnings that can help us all move forward and build a better future of work.

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No jab, no job policies are a threat to employers, warns Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has warned employers against using 'no jab, no job' policies.

Returning to offices will benefit young people, says Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is keen for young people to return to the office, arguing working from home can have a negative impact on their careers.

Brand vs culture – Does it matter?

Imagine this: a market leading organisation, admired by customers, lauded by industry experts, loved by shareholders. Sounds perfect doesn’t it? Yet on the flipside, employees in the same organisation...

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