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Majority of UK workers say they work effectively from home

Two-thirds (66%) of UK workers believe they are effective when working remotely, according to the latest LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index

Two in five UK companies change employee benefit programmes due to COVID-19

Two-fifths (42%) of companies have made or are planning to make changes to their employee benefit programmes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on working life.

Employees upskilling from home during pandemic

A quarter (24%) of the UK workforce are learning new skills to guard against coronavirus uncertainty, according to The Open University

HR leaders to face tech-savvy workforce post-pandemic

HR leaders will be supporting a much more digitally-minded workforce after the coronavirus pandemic, with data showing that UK workers have adopted collaborative technology tools en masse during...

Security guards displaying PTSD symptoms during coronavirus

Employers can now take a course to support security staff battling PTSD, after research revealed that almost 40% of security guards were displaying symptoms while working during the coronavirus...

Hot topic: Businesses using spyware to monitor productivity, part two

Barclays bank found itself at the centre of a ‘Big Brother’ debate when it announced it would be installing software on its London based employees’ computers that would monitor productivity in real...

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.

Hot topic: Businesses using spyware to monitor productivity

Barclays bank found itself at the centre of a ‘Big Brother’ debate when it announced it would be installing software on its London based employees’ computers that would monitor productivity in real...

How to break the cycle of stress and conflict in times of crisis

With exquisite timing, April is stress awareness month and the current COVID-19 global pandemic is potentially one of the most stressful situations many of us will ever face.

How to successfully navigate virtual performance management

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the majority of employees to work from home, it has never been more important for us to have the skills to manage remote workers effectively.

Workers reskilling during weekends

Workers are reskilling in preparation for new jobs on the weekends, according to online training provider Circus Street.

Why HR needs to be aspirational not foundational

Employee experience (EX) matters. But what should we be doing in HR to really deliver excellence?

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