Organisational values

Addressing environmental social governance crucial to protecting legacy

When executives were asked whether they would turn down a senior role in a company that did not reflect their views on diversity and a corporation’s responsibility to society, a staggering 82% said...

How to turn the 'bring your whole self to work' myth into workplace reality

"Bring your whole self to work" is a phrase seen from companies everywhere. But, more often than not, it has a hollow ring to it and the promise of a place of psychological safety is rarely realised....

Creating culture change through storytelling  

There is much written about ‘levelling up’ in recent times.

What are the warning signs that your team is in conflict?

Conflict is quite normal and to be expected in a team. A team that doesn’t experience any conflict is probably not working as a team at all.  

ESG values a deciding factor for job candidates

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are a huge draw for job candidates, many of whom are taking advantage of transferable skill sets and their ability to move around the world to work...

Ukraine crisis: how HR can help refugees

More than 2.8 million people have fled Ukraine following the Russian invasion, according to the UN. With a large group of British businesses, including M&S, Asos and Lush now pledging to hire...

Why managing time at work is the new frontier

Knowledge-based businesses have been evolving at pace, adjusting to our post-Brexit landscape, pandemic-enforced remote working and new hybrid working arrangements.

What will be the impact of the ‘Future Skills Unit’? 

Around the launch of the ‘Levelling Up’ whitepaper, the UK government announced the intention to establish a new Future Skills Unit. Although full details currently remain unclear, like many policies...

What high-performing organisations have in common

With all disruptions caused by Covid-19, changes in work patterns and changes in employee turnover, businesses have to re-evaluate the way they work, how they treat their employees, their higher...

Government supports pay transparency and STEM returners

UK minister for women, Deborah Stedman-Scott, has today announced two new initiatives to help improve women’s equality in the workplace: a pledge to advocate for pay transparency in job adverts, and...

Disability is just part of being human

Intersectionality is just another word for being human. None of us sit in just one box. And yet, too often in our conversations about disability, inclusion, and belonging, we focus on just one strand...

How to handle employee mental health pressures

There is a stigma attached to revealing a mental illness, so many individuals hide this for fear that they may be judged unfavourably and treated differently.