Culture

How remote teams are reinventing the art of 'lucky' creative conversations

Before COVID-19 transformed the way we work, commuting was consistently reported as one of the most unpleasant of life’s regular habits. Other studies showed people are happier and more productive if...

Performance feedback needs improvement, say employees

?Employees think there is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to the performance feedback they are receiving from employers, according to new research from performance management specialist,...

Flexible working causing company culture concerns

HR teams are concerned about the impact flexible working will have on company culture.

Sustainability rates highly in employee expectations despite COVID-19 worries

?The majority of UK office workers (83%) feel their company is not doing enough or could do more to improve their sustainability.

Leading by example

'Lead by example' is one of those oft-touted, but much less often enacted phrases used in management. HR, legal, and compliance professionals spend a lot of time crafting policies which set the rules...

Hot topic: The politics of furlough, part one

Heralded as a safety net by many, the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has supported the livelihoods of 9.6 million people and 1.2 million businesses to date.

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Employer guide on domestic abuse support published amid rise in cases during coronavirus lockdown

The CIPD and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published a guide to help employers provide support to employees experiencing domestic abuse.

Diversity and inclusion key to agility post-pandemic

Businesses are keen to increase their workforce agility in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the majority believe that increasing diversity and creating an inclusive culture is a key way to...

Majority of firms considering ‘meet-up’ spaces rather than full-time offices

More than three in four UK business managers feel that 'collaborative' workspaces will be most suitable for their organisation post-lockdown, according to new research.

How to retain company culture and values during fast growth

As businesses grow, expand their teams and receive funding, leaders can find it challenging to retain a culture that has served so well while scaling to meet the needs of a growing customer base.

Lying rife in the workplace, finds new study

Nearly half of UK employees have lied at work, according to new research by Glassdoor.

Employers should value staff as an asset not an expense, says new paper

A new white paper has been published to provide employers with ways of valuing their talent as an asset rather than an expense in a post-coronavirus world of work.

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