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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.

Mandatory care vaccinations come with rights risks

Coronavirus vaccinations are now mandatory for care home stuff in England and ministers are considering extending compulsory vaccination measure to all NHS staff.

Coronavirus presents historic shift to new era of HR

On the first day of the CIPD’s 2021 Festival of Work thought leaders discussed how 2020 hit the reset button for HR and leadership.

Forstater ruling pushes employers to define discrimination

Last week's ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which backed Maya Forstater’s right to share her controversial transgender views on social media is likely to pose significant challenges for...

Take your place at the table: profile Una O’Reilly, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Bring your whole self to work – HR’s well-worn mantra. All people leaders ought to practice what they preach when it comes to authenticity and Una O’Reilly, group director of engagement and director...

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