Culture

HR Lunchtime Debate adds new panellist

Angela O’Connor, founder and CEO of The HR Lounge, will join HR magazine's latest Lunchtime Debate on how to promote a sense of belonging in the workplace.

Employers hindering chances to get coronavirus vaccine, TUC says

Less than half (45%) of UK companies are giving staff paid time off to get vaccinated against COVID-19, creating barriers to immunisation according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

How a pandemic mobilised the pursuit of passion

I've always loved watching the way passion motivates people to pursue more meaning in their work and life - even when times get tough.

My first year at Aviva: leading through coronavirus

When I joined Aviva in February 2020, no one knew what the year ahead had in store. I’d planned to be on the road, getting to know our people and the business… I made it to one site before we stopped...

UK workplaces must start providing tangible support to social justice causes

When it comes to corporate social responsibility, how do we ensure that our workplaces are not fixating on easy wins and are pushing for creating change?

UK workforce divided over coronavirus vaccinations

Over half (56%) of UK employees think workers should be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine before being allowed back to the workplace, according to a Glassdoor survey.

WIG’s Diversity and Inclusion Series 2021

Starting Monday 15 March, a four day conference hosted by The Whitehall and Industry Group (WIG) will examine the importance of diversity and inclusion within organisations.

Creating a high-performance workplace by tapping into discretionary effort

A company’s culture is foundational to the future success of a business, impacting all corners of your organisation from engagement and productivity to retention.

Legalising ‘no jab, no job’ vaccine policy

Employers may be able to insist that new employees take the COVID-19 vaccine, however HR is concerned it will create a minefield of compliance and discrimination issues.

Why corporates need to go further with understanding the faith agenda

A plurality of thought is one of the many wonderful benefits of the UK’s democratic system, but in recent times, a feeling that goes beyond plurality has emerged: it is a feeling of division, on a...

Embracing unsolicited advice could help your workforce

If you ask your colleagues if they have ever received unsolicited advice, they will surely have an anecdote or two to tell. When people receive unsolicited advice, it tends to raise further questions:...

Bad technology is impacting company culture

Poor internet connection and faulty technology is demotivating and disengaging employees.

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