Culture

Employees becoming ‘emotionally remote’ during coronavirus

More than half (52%) of UK employees have said that the boundaries between their work and home life are becoming increasingly blurred due to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Don’t let the office ‘die’ – for the sake of young professionals

I’ve heard the phrase ‘the death of the office’ touted recently. Many companies – including Facebook – have already stated it will permanently embrace virtual working post-pandemic. It unlikely that...

HR's conversational habits create culture

HR can transform company culture with its next conversation, according Megan Reitz, author and professor of leadership and dialogue at Hult Ashridge Executive Education,

COVID-19 highlighting large gaps in company cultures

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has revealed the gaps that businesses have in their company cultures according to Dawn Metcalfe, workplace culture advisor and managing director at cultural change...

HR Lunchtime debate adds new speaker

Employment lawyer Adam Penman has joined the panel of speakers for HR magazine’s lunchtime debate inn December on why managing risk should be part of company culture.

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HR leaders experiencing the most stressful year of their careers

HR leaders across the globe have experienced the most stressful year of their careers due to coronavirus pandemic.

Younger generation critical to economic recovery

The younger generation could be the key to economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and reverse mentoring could help drive positive change, says new research by Barclays.

How remote teams are reinventing the art of 'lucky' creative conversations

Before COVID-19 transformed the way we work, commuting was consistently reported as one of the most unpleasant of life’s regular habits. Other studies showed people are happier and more productive if...

Performance feedback needs improvement, say employees

?Employees think there is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to the performance feedback they are receiving from employers, according to new research from performance management specialist,...

Flexible working causing company culture concerns

HR teams are concerned about the impact flexible working will have on company culture.

Sustainability rates highly in employee expectations despite COVID-19 worries

?The majority of UK office workers (83%) feel their company is not doing enough or could do more to improve their sustainability.

Leading by example

'Lead by example' is one of those oft-touted, but much less often enacted phrases used in management. HR, legal, and compliance professionals spend a lot of time crafting policies which set the rules...

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