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Back to life, back to (a new) reality: the workplace after furlough

As workers return from furlough and businesses begin to awake from enforced hibernation, HR will need to overcome some tricky challenges.

Coronavirus return to work u-turn causes mental health concerns for HR

The UK government is now advising office workers to work from home again where possible following a rise in the number of coronavirus cases across the country.

Efficiencies through technology: creating a new breed of manager

In today’s disruptive and challenging business environment, the role of the manager has rarely been so important.

Employers redesigning roles in response to pandemic

?Nearly a third of employers are currently redesigning job roles in response to the coronavirus pandemic as they look to build more agile, adaptable workforces moving forward, according to new...

Coronavirus job crisis impacting young workers' mental health

Furlough and unemployment are having a significant negative impact on the mental health of 18 to 24-year olds, says new analysis from the Health Foundation.

Company wellbeing cannot just be an HR issue

Recent statistics from the ONS revealed that occurrences of depression in the UK had doubled since the start of the year. Our Divided Together report found that one of the key places this is being...

COVID-19 challenges faced by overseas employees

?Managing an international workforce during COVID-19 has added an extra layer of challenges due to the ever-shifting rules and regulations to contain the spread of the virus. It’s important that...

Businesses at risk by lack of background checks

?Cybersecurity threats and data breaches are on the rise and a lack of background checking could be putting global businesses at risk according to new research.

Could COVID-19 be an opportunity to leapfrog a generation of change?

A crisis can often set the stage for change and provide an opportunity for businesses to re-evaluate their focus, in some cases marking a turning point on issues that have long lacked progress.

Talent named top threat to post-pandemic business by CEOs

??Talent has been named the most significant threat to business growth since the emergence of COVID-19, yet CEOs are still more likely to spend on technology than they are on people.

Human mobility is at a standstill, and it may never be the same

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has disrupted every aspect of human life in recent months, including bringing all forms of human mobility to a complete standstill – from walking to the shop, to...

Championing the HR leader

Traditionally, the role of the HR leader was to reactively manage employees and solve any problems they had while addressing the needs of the employer. However, the role of HR teams has evolved and...

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