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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.

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?

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.

Employers advised to seek remote work balance as high street suffers

In a controversial move, the UK government is set to launch a new campaign to encourage workers to return to offices in response to economic concerns of the high street.

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.

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