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Pay cuts for permanent working from home are not the answer

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first began, employees have faced extreme disruption to their normal working lives, with many having to work from sofas, spare bedrooms, and some even having to manage home...

Keeping teams happy, healthy and productive in the new normal

Due to COVID-19, employers and their HR teams across the country have been adjusting to managing employees remotely and the many challenges this poses. One of the main stumbling blocks has been how to...

Workers prepared to take pay cut for fully remote roles

Three quarters of UK office workers said they would take a pay cut to guarantee a fully remote role allowing them to work from anywhere.

Why presenteeism isn't necessarily a bad thing

With around 66% of businesses now working remotely, the importance of employers managing presenteeism is even more critical. Job flexibility has increased, but for many, so has work pressure.

12 months of 2020: October

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.

The world of remote working for Deaf employees

The latest government advice surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is that those who can work from home should continue doing so, and this means the ‘new norm’ of remote working is likely to remain for...

12 months of 2020: September

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.

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.

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