Internal communications

How HR can help to detoxify language in workplace conversations

Around 300,000 people with long term mental ill-health issues lose their jobs every year and Nuffield Health research shows 80% of people have experienced a decline in mental health while working from...

Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning, part two

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

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How HR can make the most of EAPs

New analysis of the biggest ever data set on Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) usage, impact and financial returns in the UK shows an average return of £7.27 for every £1 spent.

Public sector leaders and staff clash over perceived productivity levels

There is a disagreement among HR departments and staff within public sector organisations regarding how productive remote workers are.

How remote teams are reinventing the art of 'lucky' creative conversations

Before COVID-19 transformed the way we work, commuting was consistently reported as one of the most unpleasant of life’s regular habits. Other studies showed people are happier and more productive if...

How to support employee mental health as they return back to work

As the furlough scheme draws to a close and businesses look to start bringing employees back into the workplace, organisations need to think carefully about how they will prepare for the possibility...

Pandemic disconnects frontline workers from head office

A disconnect between workers on the frontline and those in company headquarters has taken place over the course of the pandemic according to research by software company Workplace.

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.

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