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Earth Day: how HR can use sustainability to attract top talent

Green credentials and sustainability initiatives are a good way of attracting top talent, according to a new study by sustainability consultancy Anthesis.

HR Lunchtime Debate on employee belonging now available on demand

Creating a sense of belonging is about more than just celebrating differences in your organisation, it’s a question of authenticity.

Responding creatively in times of crisis

When the first lockdown was imposed, the Fennies people team knew it had to step up and implement a programme to ensure staff were on top of best practice and properly supported.

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The impact of separatism on organisational culture

The mood of separation prevails as we continue to experience consequences of Brexit up and down the country.

HR Lunchtime Debate adds new panellist

With under a week to go, Joanne Conway, deputy head of diversity and inclusion at EY UK&I, will join HR magazine's latest Lunchtime Debate on how to promote a sense of belonging in the workplace.

Diversity and inclusion at AstraZeneca

Perhaps more than ever, the global response to COVID-19 has seen the work of the pharmaceutical industry placed under the spotlight.

Retail staff abused for implementing COVID-19 safety measures

A new study has found two thirds (64%) of shop workers are frightened to implement COVID-19 safety measures due to the threat of abuse from customers.

Employees need to know they're in safe hands

It’s been a year since I began remote working. First at the kitchen table, hunched over like Quasimodo’s long-lost sister, then with the addition of an extra keyboard and mouse because I was feeling...

Why employee feedback does not have to be cumbersome: LondonEnergy case study

This story is about something very concrete. It is about how HR teams can be innovative, even in the utility sector, and it will give you a concrete example of what can be achieved when we understand...

New guidance to help HR with Race at Work Charter released

The CIPD and Business in the Community (BITC) have issued new guidance to help employers meet the Race at Work Charter.

To boldly work how we haven't worked before

Last year was a challenging, tumultuous one. It forced us to change, and these forced changes collided with other emerging phenomena. Taken together, these offer an opportunity to radically rethink...

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Employees quitting jobs in record numbers due to toxic workplaces

Almost a third (27%) of UK employees quit their job in the past year due to toxic workplace culture, according to HR software provider Breathe’s Culture Economy 2021 report.

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