Culture

Four-day working week would improve UK carbon footprint and employee mood

Not only do employees want a four-day work week, but a new report says its introduction would dramatically reduce the UK’s carbon footprint.

Has coronavirus sparked a new era of leadership?

Caring for teams in challenging situations has grown demand for leaders that are compassionate and courageous according to the panel at the latest London HR Connection.

Building the right workplace culture in healthcare

Throughout the NHS, Trust leaders are particularly concerned about the resilience and wellbeing of their staff as the pandemic has unfolded. After the first wave, 99% were either extremely or...

Imposter syndrome pervades the workplace

Employees are still experiencing imposter syndrome in the workplace, despite having a good company culture.

Mental health lessons from the pandemic must become part of workplace culture

It feels as though a dark cloud is lifting as the UK’s lockdown rules ease and we head towards summer.

Gen-Z to base careers on COVID-19 business decisions

Over three quarters (77%) of Gen-Z employees will consider how a business acted during the coronavirus pandemic when choosing a place to work.

Why employee resilience is the future of work

We have discussed resilience at work but mostly from the perspective of leadership. What we haven’t discussed enough is the resilience required of employees to deal with the challenges they face and...

Coronavirus has progressed companies' ethical thinking

The coronavirus pandemic has been the ultimate stress test for ethical culture within businesses, according to the annual LRN report.

Your questions from the HR Lunchtime Debate on belonging answered

On 22 April, HR magazine hosted a webinar on how HR can foster a sense of belonging in the workplace, in partnership with Glint. The topic proved popular, and here the panel answers questions from the...

Insights

Job seekers want employers that actively tackle burnout

Over half (56%) of UK businesses have improved their work culture to focus on wellbeing and flexibility since the start of the pandemic.

Smashing the silos between HR and other business departments

From the start of the pandemic in March 2020, almost half of the UK working population worked from home. One year later, the roadmap out of lockdown is well underway, with vaccines rolling out at an...

Open-door policy has had a makeover - let’s keep it that way

There is no doubt spring is upon us. The birdsong is that little louder and, for the briefest of moments this month, sunshine even created a warm feeling across my face. The changing of the weather...

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