Human capital

HR technology key to HR’s work through the pandemic

HR technology has played a crucial role in dealing with disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by XpertHR.

The key lessons HR leaders should learn from COVID-19

Coronavirus has impacted and will continue to impact the workplace in many ways, from the office layout, having more remote workers and tech-savvy employees, to an increased awareness and openness...

CIPD's Festival of Work 2020

The CIPD's Festival of Work switched to a virtual conference for 2020 in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The hidden impact of coronavirus HR needs to understand

The HR profession has been under significant pressure to respond to COVID- 19 quickly in so many ways, from enabling remote working and introducing layoffs to developing safe return strategies.

HR could benefit from approaching remote working by personality

Working from home under lockdown is challenging for HR and employees. Yet, much of the rhetoric surrounding how to cope with and cater to a more remote workforce is only suitable for certain...

HR community helps set up fast-track careworker scheme in London

A new scheme has been set up with the help of the HR community in just two weeks to recruit, train and deploy care workers into London’s boroughs to help tackle the impacts of coronavirus.

Self-management and flexible working have never been more important

In the last month or so, the working world has been completely upended for billions of people.

HR needs to know it is never alone

Working in HR can at times feel a little isolating, especially if you're working in a standalone role.

Network shortages during lockdown may make some people feel more isolated

Over the last fortnight, the COVID-19 crisis has forced organisations to suddenly shift their employees from working in the office to working from home.

Hot topic: Businesses using palm oil

A report published by the WWF listed the British businesses failing to meet commitments to only sell products containing palm oil from ‘sustainable’ sources

Legal requirement to report gender pay gap suspended

The UK government has introduced a year-long suspension of gender pay gap reporting to ease the already increased burden of duties for organisations during the Coronavirus pandemic

Is HR a hypocrite when it comes to D&I?

With CIPD data showing the HR profession is overwhelmingly female, white and straight, is HR itself walking the talk on diversity and inclusion?

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