HR people grooves part two: a special thank you

?Every Thursday at 8pm during lockdown, the nation came together to clap for our glorious NHS and keyworkers on the frontline who are working around the clock to keep us safe, well and fed. In these...


Black Lives Matter: now it's time to act

On 25 May there was yet another incident of police brutality where an African-American man, George Floyd, was killed by police officers in Minneapolis.

Employers accused of not ‘actively listening’ to workers during coronavirus response

Less than one in five employers have said they are actively listening to the needs and concerns of employees as part of their COVID-19 response.

Tackling HR’s image problem

We have the opportunity to shift the way HR is perceived in a fundamental and permanent way

Let's show our emotions

It truly is a wild time. Wherever your emotions currently are between ‘I’ve got this, I will overcome’ to ‘I’ve just stared out of the window for 10 minutes thinking about absolute nonsense’- that’s...

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 Lunchtime Debate: What will company cultures look like post-pandemic now available on-demand

Companies will need to be more agile and more empathetically-led following the coronavirus crisis, experts agreed in our HR Lunchtime Debate on 14 May

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...