How HR can help Muslims during an unusual Ramadan

Ramadan has always been a communal event, impacting approximately 1.8 billion Muslims globally. During the coronavirus pandemic, it is therefore going to be a very different experience.

Why HR needs to be aspirational not foundational

Employee experience (EX) matters. But what should we be doing in HR to really deliver excellence?


One in five Brits quit their job due to toxic culture

One in five (21%) Brits quit their job due to toxic workplace culture, according to Breathe’s Culture Economy 2020 report.

What leadership means in testing times

The greatest challenge is uncertainty about how Covid-19 will develop and its impact.

HR responds to COVID-19: Hertfordshire County Council

The ‘human touch’ has been fundamental to helping employees at Hertfordshire County Council respond to coronavirus.

HR warned to look out for signs of domestic violence during remote working

HR leaders have been warned that remote working may see a rise in domestic abuse cases after calls to the National Domestic Abuse helpline saw a 25% increase since the lockdown began.

UK accountancy firms avoid furlough by offering sabbaticals

Companies across the UK have taken a series of precautionary measures to maintain employees and keep business afloat throughout COVID-19 health and safety measures

The UK government should be doing more to help the self-employed during the Coronavirus pandemic

Many countries have taken exceptional measures to support the self-employed during the coronavirus crisis but it is hard to identify any providing as much support as the UK.

HR needs to act to protect employee engagement

Companies need to focus on employees’ emotions and keep their promises if they want to restore productivity and engagement, according to Gartner’s chief of HR research Brian Kropp

Hot topic: Businesses using palm oil

A report published by the WWF listed the British businesses failing to meet commitments to only sell products containing palm oil from ‘sustainable’ sources

Protecting people's futures at the PPF

Over the years the Pension Protection Fund’s CPO has increased the reputation and influence of HR, enabling it to introduce key initiatives that benefit the business and the wider local community

Identikit open-plan offices don't work

Your space should be designed to reflect the needs of your workforce, and accommodate those you may be looking to attract