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Why it pays to be an age-friendly employer

At a time when the burden of preparing for retirement falls more heavily on individuals and governments are talking about scaling back benefits, the role that companies play in getting people ready...

How initial differences in opportunities and rewards can shape a person’s prospects in the workplace

Major crises such as economic austerity and the current pandemic have aggravated existing vulnerabilities across several domains of life. Over time, such crises can have a snowball effect.

Lessons from the C-suite: Lisa Pinney, CEO of the Coal Authority

Lisa Pinney talks controlling HR, challenges for 2020 and the mistakes she's learned from.

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UK tech workers believe location should be unrelated to pay

Almost half (49%) of UK workers at tech SMEs said they believe pay and benefits should be based on ability rather than location, and more would like further remote opportunities according to a poll...

Will coronavirus prompt a flexible working backlash?

Flexible working has been having a moment in the spotlight. Enforced homeworking for many, and the need to restructure teams, rethink working hours, and ensure safe working conditions for those who...

HR which maintains trust with employees more likely to succeed in pandemic recession

Companies with comprehensive human resource management (HRM) practices and union relationships are more likely to survive a deep recession, say researchers.

Remote working boom could see power-shift towards employees

The lockdown has been a major test for managers and leaders. Many businesses have had to tackle tough economic conditions, with demand for their goods and services evaporating overnight.

Positive News: How businesses are helping employees back into work, part two

HR up and down the country is reintroducing employees back to their workplaces - either physically or a return from furlough. We highlight just a few of the many brilliant initiatives HR is...

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Remote onboarding: five tips for the perfect virtual welcome

The whole process of onboarding has been thrown a curve ball by COVID-19. Where remote onboarding used to be rare, many companies now have to do it. And in a post-COVID environment virtual onboarding...

Positive News: How businesses are helping employees back into work

HR up and down the country is reintroducing employees back to their workplaces- either physically or a return from furlough. We highlight just a few of the many brilliant initiatives HR is undertaking...

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Navigating crisis as an HR leader in a high-growth company

Despite the multitude of challenges and disruptions faced by businesses and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak, some businesses, including high-growth companies and scale ups such as our own, have...

Employers warned of risk of ‘sleepwalking’ into a society lacking human connection

?According to the latest ONS data, 3.3 million people in the UK are often or always lonely. Due to lockdown and the social restrictions put in place due to coronavirus, this figure is expected to rise...

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