Culture

Revised IR35 making contractors look for permanent roles

Due to the UK government’s upcoming revised tax rules, 19% of contractors have said they are looking for permanent roles

Businesses leaders count diversity as top priority to improve productivity

More than a quarter (28%) of UK business leaders said increasing diversity and inclusion was a top priority for them in the first half of 2020 in order to improve workplace culture

The post #MeToo workplace: What’s really changed?

Social movements can have a long-lasting effect on the way that we work. They can bring about positive change and allow what were once delicate topics to be openly discussed

Lessons from the C-suite: Charlie Bigham

After two decades we’re still true to our principles

Implementing a ‘learn-it-all’ culture

All working cultures have their benefits and drawbacks, but one of the most recent to emerge is the ‘learn-it-all’ culture

Poor working practices revealed at Nando’s

Staff at restaurant chain Nando’s have claimed they are forced to clock out early but don’t get paid for working overtime cleaning

IR35 reform to go ahead

The government has confirmed changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35) will go ahead on 6 April 2020

Upskilling and 'human digitisation' at Henkel

Staff at Henkel identified what skills were needed to take jobs forward on the organisation’s journey to digitisation, and paths were created for managers and blue-collar workers

Three employee traits to hire for innovation

Finding people who can adjust, learn and adapt is the way to stay ahead of the game

Employers’ views on climate change biggest concern for young workers

Millennials and Generation Z want to see greater social purpose and specific behaviour change from businesses, according to a Purpose Pulse report

Marks and Spencer jobs at risk

Marks and Spencer (M&S) is set to close two of its clothing distribution centres, putting nearly 700 jobs at risk

Most believe office romances are acceptable

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of UK employees believe having a workplace romance shouldn’t be a sackable offence, according to a Perkbox survey

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