Risk management

CEO Q&A: "That bigger picture is never about making more revenue"

Larry Gadea, founder and CEO of software company Envoy, says HR leaders needs to be prepared to take risks to be part of the c-suite.

Employers urged prepare for unknown impact of COVID-19

The full economic impact of the pandemic will not be known "until the government’s furlough plaster is ripped off", says Rhys Moon, director at outplacement specialist Renovo.

HSE compliance in a post-pandemic world?

The HSE issues millions of pounds in fines to employers every year for failing to provide employees with the necessary health surveillance. This year it has not extended the deferral period for health...

Organisations leveraging L&D for survival

HR must prioritise learning and development (L&D) to create genuine change in the workplace, argues a new report.  

Coronavirus vaccinations causing conflict over employee privacy and safety

Over half (52%) of HR leaders have said they intend to track employees' coronavirus vaccinations according to a new report from Gartner.

How to introduce coronavirus testing at work

All UK nations have now published respective roadmaps for leading out of the current coronavirus lockdown. Though the dates of when certain parts of the economy will reopen are subject to change and...

What can HR do to keep high-risk workers safe from coronavirus?

The many changes and restrictions COVID-19 has brought are becoming a new way of life. However, there are significant variations in how employers are reacting to the pandemic and the lengths they’re...

Risky business: now is the time to make risk management part of company culture

The pandemic, and the far-reaching repercussions it has had on the world of work, should prompt businesses to update risk management policies and procedures as they look to a future beyond COVID,...

12 months of 2020: December

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

Business hiring confidence recovered in early December

Employers became more confident in their ability to hire new staff over the past month despite the onset of more COVID-19 restrictions and growing concern over a no-deal Brexit.

12 months of 2020: November

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

HR calls for clarity on COVID vaccinations

The UK government has been urged to outline its guidance on employer rights when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations.