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Government must protect vulnerable workers from digital revolution

MPs have urged government to be more proactive in planning for the future of work in a new Work and Pensions report.

Same-sex parents need inclusivity drives

HR teams are always looking to create the most inclusive workplace cultures possible, but same-sex parents are likely to feel less supported.

Why ‘one big family’ is one big red flag

What does family mean to you? What does it mean to your colleagues? Your potential recruits? For such an often-used term, family can be a divisive word. For some it can mean a supportive, safe...

Eurostar's director of people: "Line managers helped us survive"

Eurostar’s director of people, Gerard Jacques, wants line managers to get the recognition they deserve for their resilience during the coronavirus pandemic.

How can HR manage coronavirus conflict in the workplace?

As UK businesses start to reopen offices across the country, many employees are sharing workplaces for the first time in over a year, risking a sudden clash of opinions on the coronavirus pandemic.

Are leaders equipped to manage a hybrid workforce?

In this brave new hybrid world, do we need to completely rethink our approach to leadership development, and the skills needed to be a great remote leader? 

Do you have a hostile working environment? Here’s how to fix it

For some working from home has been a blessing; a way to avoid lengthy traffic jams, spend quality time with families or simply stay in bed an extra hour. But there are also some people for whom the...

D&I clinic: What do I do about employees who deny their own privilege?

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi tackles the question of employees who deny their own privilege.

Tips from 2020's People Focused CEO HR Excellence Award winner

Rick Willmott, winner of 2020’s People Focused CEO of the Year award at the HR Excellence Awards, is excited about what the post-pandemic has in store for him and his people.

Backlash as BrewDog HR team responds to toxic work claims

BrewDog's people team has seemingly responded to Punks with Purpose's campaign alleging negative experiences of former employees, but the response has exacerbated the issues.

A leap of trust will avoid a two-tier hybrid work culture

As Britain moves towards the unknown of long-term hybrid working, it will need new levels of trust to avert a harmful two-tier workplace culture.

Emma Leonis, LACE Partners, joins HR Lunchtime Debate on building trust

Emma Leonis, executive director for HR transformation at LACE Partners, has joined HR magazine's upcoming Lunchtime Debate: Laying the foundation for a workplace that works for all.

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