Resilience

Employees lack guidance in sickness support

A fifth (19%) of UK employees do not know how their employer would support them if they had to take time off work due to ill-health or an injury.

Young employees feel forgotten by bosses

Young workers are feeling isolated after spending 18 months working from home due a lack of communication with their employers.

Talis's Kelly Williams on winning 2020's HR director of the year

Kelly Williams, winner of the coveted HR director of year award at the 2020 HR Excellence Awards, wants other HRDs to be celebrated for the hard work they've done during the pandemic.

Why we need to stop calling it HR

In the last year we have realised the need for resilience alongside performance, so why is our perceived value still based on how hard we are working?

How European companies can solve the riddle of low engagement

Gallup’s latest State of the Global Workplace: 2021 Report found that European countries were remarkably resilient to the effects of the pandemic in 2020. Worker-friendly labour laws, flexible labour...

Gender equality critical to post-pandemic profits

Gender parity is crucial for COVID-19 recovery, as new research reveals women in senior roles outperform male-run companies by nearly 40%.

How wellbeing initiatives have boosted employee engagement post-pandemic

The uptake in employee wellbeing initiatives has increased since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and does not appear to be slowing down.

News

Furlough and Universal Credit uplift saved working families

Government financial support provided a lifeline to workers struggling with in-work poverty during the coronavirus pandemic.

How can HR help build models of success?

The post-pandemic world calls for growth, but also resilience. The world is changing faster than ever, forcing organisations to adapt quickly or fall behind. The pandemic has proven that a global...

HR profession on the verge of talent exodus

HR directors and chief people officers from around the UK say the stress of the pandemic has made them want to work in much smaller businesses.

Strategic L&D can guide the future workforce

As the pandemic diminishes, forward-looking businesses must prepare staff for the future of work, say David Collings and John McMackin.

Government travel advice u-turn could threaten jobs

The unexpected changes to the UK government's traffic light travel system have left the aviation and travel industry fearing further job losses.