Why HR should push the reset button

It’s been hard to know where to start with writing this column. At the time of writing it we’re in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, I’m due to give birth to my second child any time now and my...

Where are the best places to work in 2020?

Great Place to Work has announced its 2020 winners despite being unable to hold its annual awards gala

With power comes responsibility: corporations and LGBT+ inclusion

With the UK’s LGBT+ calendar becoming more robust and dynamic with each passing year, we are delighted to welcome yet another addition, the newly launched Lesbian Visibility Week, into the fold.

Back to basics...bereavement support

?Bereavement relates to our experience of losing someone (or something) important to us. It is characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through as we gradually...

How HR can help Muslims during an unusual Ramadan

Ramadan has always been a communal event, impacting approximately 1.8 billion Muslims globally. During the coronavirus pandemic, it is therefore going to be a very different experience.

Why HR needs to be aspirational not foundational

Employee experience (EX) matters. But what should we be doing in HR to really deliver excellence?


One in five Brits quit their job due to toxic culture

One in five (21%) Brits quit their job due to toxic workplace culture, according to Breathe’s Culture Economy 2020 report.

What leadership means in testing times

The greatest challenge is uncertainty about how Covid-19 will develop and its impact.

HR responds to COVID-19: Hertfordshire County Council

The ‘human touch’ has been fundamental to helping employees at Hertfordshire County Council respond to coronavirus.

HR warned to look out for signs of domestic violence during remote working

HR leaders have been warned that remote working may see a rise in domestic abuse cases after calls to the National Domestic Abuse helpline saw a 25% increase since the lockdown began.

UK accountancy firms avoid furlough by offering sabbaticals

Companies across the UK have taken a series of precautionary measures to maintain employees and keep business afloat throughout COVID-19 health and safety measures

The UK government should be doing more to help the self-employed during the Coronavirus pandemic

Many countries have taken exceptional measures to support the self-employed during the coronavirus crisis but it is hard to identify any providing as much support as the UK.