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Communication with colleagues named biggest challenge of remote working

Communication is the largest challenge facing employees working remotely, according to a 4Com survey.

Antibody testing could be needed to make employees safe at work

?Employers are considering introducing antibody testing in the workplace to ensure employees feel safe returning to work.

Experts warn chancellor’s Job Retention Bonus is a “drop in the ocean” when dealing with furlough

?Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined a three-point ‘plan for jobs’ aiming to provide support to some of the sectors and demographics most affected by the pandemic.

Problem-solving in stressful times

I used to work with an inspiring executive who was brilliant at staying cool during the worst moments of tension.

CJRS amendment creates redundancy confusion

?A new amendment added to the Treasury’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) direction has created further confusion and potential worries for employers with workers on furlough.

Employees and business leaders anxious about returning to work post-lockdown

An overwhelming majority of British workers (88%) said they are not comfortable using public transport for their commute, as the country shapes its exit from lockdown.

Remote working productivity predicted to decrease

?Prolonged and permanent remote work could lead to a productivity slump in the long-term, according to software firm Names & Faces.

HR leaders in favour of fewer offices

HR leaders across the UK say that COVID-19 will put an end to the office for the majority of companies.

Post-pandemic pay cuts on the horizon, bosses warn

?Remote culture could drive future pay-cuts for UK employees as the government’s furlough scheme runs out in October.

Never has there been a better time to take the ‘flex’ leap of faith

?The prospect of moving from an office-based workforce to flexwork can be daunting. It can be a very complex and emotional journey which many of your key stakeholders are likely to have wildly...

Why workplace trust creates a productive and engaged team

Workplace trust has never been more important. To create and maintain a positive workplace culture across a digital workforce, it’s critical that senior management trust employees to get their work...

Coronavirus response gives opportunity for HR to become heroes

Coronavirus has allowed HR to step up and become ‘heroes’ of an organisation, according to global research analyst Josh Bersin.

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