Culture

Your questions from the HR Lunchtime Debate on belonging answered

On 22 April, HR magazine hosted a webinar on how HR can foster a sense of belonging in the workplace, in partnership with Glint. The topic proved popular, and here the panel answers questions from the...

Insights

Job seekers want employers that actively tackle burnout

Over half (56%) of UK businesses have improved their work culture to focus on wellbeing and flexibility since the start of the pandemic.

Smashing the silos between HR and other business departments

From the start of the pandemic in March 2020, almost half of the UK working population worked from home. One year later, the roadmap out of lockdown is well underway, with vaccines rolling out at an...

Open-door policy has had a makeover - let’s keep it that way

There is no doubt spring is upon us. The birdsong is that little louder and, for the briefest of moments this month, sunshine even created a warm feeling across my face. The changing of the weather...

HR isn’t the enemy

HR is like marmite. People love it or they hate it, and everybody seems to have an opinion about human resources either way. 

Furloughing employees risks fracturing the workforce

HR teams must be aware placing employees on the furlough scheme for long periods of time risks causing fractures in the workforce.

Ignore the big taboo of insecurity at your peril

Organisational culture is a beast fed by thousands of tiny interactions every day. And the most destructive interactions – things like gossip, cliques, hiding mistakes or resisting change – are often...

A stress risk assessment could transform the workplace

Stress is the scourge of the modern workplace, but if coronavirus has taught us anything it’s that necessity is still the mother of invention.

Earth Day: how HR can use sustainability to attract top talent

Green credentials and sustainability initiatives are a good way of attracting top talent, according to a new study by sustainability consultancy Anthesis.

HR Lunchtime Debate on employee belonging now available on demand

Creating a sense of belonging is about more than just celebrating differences in your organisation, it’s a question of authenticity.

Responding creatively in times of crisis

When the first lockdown was imposed, the Fennies people team knew it had to step up and implement a programme to ensure staff were on top of best practice and properly supported.

Features

The impact of separatism on organisational culture

The mood of separation prevails as we continue to experience consequences of Brexit up and down the country.

Culture