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HR which maintains trust with employees more likely to succeed in pandemic recession

Companies with comprehensive human resource management (HRM) practices and union relationships are more likely to survive a deep recession, say researchers.

Employers warned of risk of ‘sleepwalking’ into a society lacking human connection

?According to the latest ONS data, 3.3 million people in the UK are often or always lonely. Due to lockdown and the social restrictions put in place due to coronavirus, this figure is expected to rise...

Clear face mask backing needed to support UK's deaf community

?Not for profit Business Disability Forum has called on government to recommend the use of clear face coverings and help the 12 million people in the UK who are deaf or living with hearing loss.

Parents need more protections to return to work

?Employer discretion under new return to work guidance in England could put parents at risk.

Repayment of furlough: transparency in overdrive?

The government's furlough scheme saw billions handed out, staving off the need for redundancies.

Lack of motivation in employees down to pandemic goal setting

Almost half (45%) of UK businesses have reported feeling confused about what goals to prioritise during the pandemic, impacting motivation levels and teamwork.

Employees more likely to trust employers’ return to work plans than government guidance

One in five UK employees have said that they don’t trust the government’s return to work advice at all compared to one in 10 people who distrust their employer’s decisions about going back to the...

Is a sense of community the solution for HR in an economic downturn?

So much of the storm that businesses are currently weathering is outside of their control. Keeping up with a plethora of government news, advice and guidelines; supporting employees with physical and...

Remote productivity suffers due to lack of office chat

The majority (70%) of remote office workers in a Unipos survey said the thing they miss the most about work is face-to-face chats with colleagues.

Communication with colleagues named biggest challenge of remote working

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

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 responds to COVID-19: The London Stock Exchange Group

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has a name and headquarters that can lead some to consider the company as London-centric.

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