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The importance of daily rituals when working from home

Rolling lockdowns and the ongoing pandemic fill many of us with dread, anxiety, fear, worry and beyond. I am often asked by clients for advice on how best to prepare and manage this at an...

Women’s work/life balance progress has been stalled due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and national lockdowns have stalled progress for working women as they have had to adapt their working lives more than men.

12 months of 2020: March

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

This year's remote work experiment has negative impact on third of UK workforce

A third (33%) of UK workers have said that changes to their work routine, including working from home, have had a negative effect on their wellbeing this year.

Leaders and managers lacking crisis evasion skills

Three quarters (73%) of employees said they believe that their company’s leadership has been lacking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In uncertain times we need to raise the benchmark

For decades benchmarking has been an essential tool for any business looking to understand how its performance stacks up against competition and contemporaries.

HR pressures due to coronavirus set to continue into 2021

The pressure HR teams are under due to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to continue into 2021.

Developing a robust remote working policy

Yinka Opaneye, global HR director at GameAnalytics, provides some golden rules on how HR can create a remote working policy which works for everyone.

Remote work case study: LondonEnergy

Jacques Samama, head of people at LondonEnergy, shares how the pandemic has affected both office-based and operational staff.

Home truths: adapting to the new world of work

Lockdown has provided us with a nationwide remote working experiment, but it may not have been as successful as HR had hoped.

Office working still necessary for productivity, study finds

Staff need on average three days a week (2.91) in the office to achieve maximum productivity, according to a new study by construction services company ISG.

Will lockdown prove to be a creative desert or oasis?

The Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane gave a speech last month to the Engaging Business Summit, where he claimed that the pandemic had “reshaped our working lives, our economic...

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