Internal communications

CIPD joins government-backed advisory to help SMEs in coronavirus recession

The UK government has launched an initiative to provide SMEs with free business advice to help them survive the post-pandemic recession.

Relevance: the key to organisational engagement

Employees within your organisation — no matter where they rank in the org chart — are a lot like the customers of today. Rather than being interested in communications that are all about telling the...

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.

Managing your people effectively in the post-pandemic era

The coronavirus lockdown has forced millions of employees to adapt to socially distanced working arrangements and working remotely - a trend many expect to continue well after the pandemic subsides.

How to retain company culture and values during fast growth

As businesses grow, expand their teams and receive funding, leaders can find it challenging to retain a culture that has served so well while scaling to meet the needs of a growing customer base.

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.

Maintaining engagement in a post-COVID workplace

?In a pre-COVID-19 world, workers across the globe envisioned remote work as a way of striking the ultimate work-life balance. Fast forward to March 2020 when remote working became normalised...

Workers missing teamwork and friendship in pandemic

?Employees feel less connected to their leaders, teammates and friends compared to their lives before the coronavirus pandemic.

Are you living at the office or working from home?

How businesses are treading the fine-line between employee support and overstimulation as internal comms steps up to the plate in crisis

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.

National Bereavement Service launches grief support and counselling service

The National Bereavement Service (NBS) has launched a grief support and counselling service to help its staff and customers.

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...

Internal communications