Culture

Watch on demand: How to cater to a greater diversity of needs with your wellbeing strategy

When it comes to wellbeing, how can HR meet the many different needs of a diverse workforce? Panellists on HR magazine’s HR Lunchtime Debate met to discuss one of the people profession's top...

Met Police: blame only deepens cultural divide, expert warns

Sadiq Khan’s public criticism of former Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has garnered both praise and blame in the press. But is it the right way to solve cultural issues the Met may...

Love at work: what work wives and husbands mean for business

Being close with colleagues is a huge strength for teams, but when it comes to ‘work wives’ or ‘work husbands,’ is there such thing as too much love at work?

How do we normalise standing up against racism and bias at work?

The allegations of racism made by Azeem Rafiq against current and former members of Yorkshire County Cricket Club are deeply troubling. Likewise, so are the anti-Semitic tweets posted by Rafiq 10...

Non-disclosure agreements could be allowing discrimination to thrive

Gagging orders were in the news again this week with Channel 4 being asked by MP and former culture secretary Maria Miller to explain its alleged use of non-disclosure agreements against female...

Wage stagnation threatens wellbeing of low-paid workers

While a short supply of candidates has driven up starting salaries to near-record levels, wages are still expected to fall behind the cost of living.

What’s in a name: supporting workplace inclusivity through #MyNameIs

Nyongo’o. Chopin. Kaluuya. Each have their significant impact in the world of art and culture. However, they are names. Names which even with every letter, punctuation, and pronunciation, roll off the...

Why Boris is dangerously similar to Trump and what CEOs can learn from this

They both possess striking blond mops of hair, have easy smiles, buckets of self-confidence, oodles of charisma and a flair for inspirational public speaking. These are all qualities that every CEO...

Long Covid impacting half of UK organisations

Nearly half (46%) of UK organisations have employees who have experienced long Covid in the past year, but the poorly understood nature of the condition may be preventing employees accessing the help...

Cutting through complexity  

If there’s one lesson we can take from the pandemic, it’s the importance of authentic, clear communication. We live in a world where government guidance on what we can and can’t do is ever-changing...

Investigations into cultural practices: when should HR bring in outside help?

Proper external investigative practice requires impartiality, significant resources, and a detailed understanding of the organisation’s culture, experts have warned.

Business ranked more trustworthy than government

Business has outstripped NGOs, government and the media as the only trusted institution on the annual Edelman Trust Barometer.

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