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HR under more pressure as businesses shift to remote work

Two-thirds (64%) of HR specialists are expecting heightened work pressures as their organisations introduce more homeworking.

Office vs home – how technology can prevent employee divide

Technology – love it or loathe it, there can be no question that it’s enabled the world of work to continue with some sense of normality over the course of the pandemic.

Changed your business model to hybrid working? Here’s what you need to know

Many organisations have transformed how they operate over the past 18 months. Flexible work schedules, remote team members and better digital literacy have led to more hybrid workplaces. To make sure...

Acas publishes new flexible working guidance

Acas has published new flexible working guidance ahead of 'Freedom Day' on 19 July when most COVID-19 restrictions will end in England.

What are the psychological risks of remote working?

Inclusivity is an essential component in any workplace. It allows employees to experience a shared sense of belonging, which, in turn, enables them to feel comfortable, confident and inspired....

What's holding businesses back from being human-centric?

Panellists at yesterday's (29 June) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how businesses need to be prepared for cultural change and adaptable to a new set of circumstances employees now find themselves in.

Does your workplace need the right to disconnect?

One of the most common consequences of homeworking brought on by the pandemic has been the difficulty many are facing with creating a clear distinction between work and home life, which risks leading...

Creativity or development? Hybrid work plans depend on aims

Speaking at the opening keynote on day 2 of the CIPD’s Festival of Work Carl Benedikt Frey, director of the Future of Work programme at Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, argued that place is...

Employees forced back to work despite government guidance, says TUC

Nearly one in 10 UK employees have been forced back to the workplace despite government guidance to continue remote working until restrictions are reviewed on 21 June.

Case study: Hybrid working in a post-covid world

Following the outstanding success of homeworking during the COVID pandemic, social housing provider Stonewater has accelerated plans to shakeup working patterns and continue its shift to more digital...

Apple staff campaign against return to office

Employees at Apple have launched a campaign to contest CEO Tim Cook’s plans to have everyone return to the office at least three days a week.

The big office reopen is a neurodiversity dilemma

If some of your team seem less than enthusiastic about returning to the workplace, there may be a very good reason why - their neurodiversity.

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