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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...

Remote work could be damaging relations between different ethnic groups in England and Wales

Remote working is preventing employees from mixing and socialising with colleagues from different ethnicities.

Second lockdown putting extra pressure onto middle management

Additional stresses and responsibilities outside of managers’ day-to-day roles has made middle management more challenging in the UK’s second lockdown.

There’s never been a better time for HR to team up with building management teams

With a second lockdown in the UK and the return of work from home where you can advice, it’s clear that we’re now seeing long-term change when it comes to remote and flexible working.

Nearly a third of UK workers would return to office for cash incentives

Just 7% of UK office workers have said they would be willing to return to the office full time post-coronavirus, demonstrating a shift in attitudes towards presenteeism.

Weathering the storm: what HR should know in light of lockdown 2.0

Following a spike in COVID-19 cases, the government’s second national lockdown is forcing pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops to close once more.

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