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Businesses look to metaverse to enhance hybrid working

Two thirds (66%) of business leaders see the metaverse as the next stage of hybrid working.

Zero-hours workers claim better work/life balance

Workers on zero-hours contracts think the benefits outweigh the negatives, despite calls for them to be banned by campaign groups.

Demand for fully remote roles spikes

The demand for fully remote roles rose 18% in July this year compared to June.

HMRC anticipates billions underpaid in employment taxes

HMRC suspects large businesses have underpaid their Employers’ National Insurance contributions to the tune of £1.4 billion, according to law firm Pinsent Masons.

Office workers discouraged from taking leave

Over half of employees (60%) have said their employer actively discourages them from taking time off, according to new research.

Is your hybrid work model working for you?

Many organisations have adopted a hybrid model of working – but how do you measure its success?

As the world of work evolves, HR should too

The basics of people leadership are never going to change. But, the way our employees work and succeed will continue to change, so we need to be adaptable.

Next's underpayment of staff risks tribunal action

High street retailer Next has apologised to staff after a payroll error left workers underpaid for five months.

Government commits to supporting older workers

The UK government has unveiled a support package designed to get more people over 50 back into work.

Skills shortages leads to increased overworking

Job vacancies in the UK soared to a record of 1.3 million in March to May this year and research from The Open University's Business Barometer has found staff are taking on extra work as a result of...

Employee wellbeing vital to healthy economy

Measuring employee wellbeing is not just good for business but also needed to improve the economy, according to a new report from the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing at Work.

Best of HR books: June 2022

We delve into the new releases to find out what HR has been reading this month.

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