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Pandemic disconnects frontline workers from head office

A disconnect between workers on the frontline and those in company headquarters has taken place over the course of the pandemic according to research by software company Workplace.

Top tips for payroll management confidence in 2020

Payroll has come into its own in the past six months. There has never been a greater focus on the importance of having solid payroll than during this pandemic.

Flexibility and family-friendliness boosts pandemic productivity

Organisations with flexible and family-friendly policies have seen increased levels of productivity throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Back to life, back to (a new) reality: the workplace after furlough

As workers return from furlough and businesses begin to awake from enforced hibernation, HR will need to overcome some tricky challenges.

How to decide if hybrid work is right for your company

Whilst the return to the office seems on hold for now, for HR professionals trying to navigate what the future of the office looks like in the long term, one option that has recently come to the...

Coronavirus return to work u-turn causes mental health concerns for HR

The UK government is now advising office workers to work from home again where possible following a rise in the number of coronavirus cases across the country.

European employers expecting to shed staff as government support dries up

More than half (59%) of European employers are expecting to make staff redundant once government support comes to an end, according to new research from employment and labour law practice Littler.

Majority of firms considering ‘meet-up’ spaces rather than full-time offices

More than three in four UK business managers feel that 'collaborative' workspaces will be most suitable for their organisation post-lockdown, according to new research.

Remote support and supervision - how to keep development apace for junior employees

?As employers have had to adapt to the new, remote normal, many junior employees have reported feeling that communication, supervision and support has reduced.

National Payroll Week: what HR should know

Payroll has always been a vital element of the workplace, but employers are often guilty of not prioritising its importance.

Hours of the workday are being wasted on video calls

Employees have wasted an estimated 56 hours since lockdown in preparing for and getting back into work after video calls.

What six months of remote work has taught us

Six months ago would you have imagined yourself sharing a workspace with your partner? Your kids? Your pets?

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