Hot seat: Optimising people as enablers

The vocation of HR has humanity and reason at its core. But as our profession responds to the immediate challenges of coronavirus (COVID-19), the post-EU Exit era, and future trends, we must focus on...

Tackling HR’s image problem

We have the opportunity to shift the way HR is perceived in a fundamental and permanent way

Youth organisations demand the creation of a civic army to provide jobs for young people

Government should introduce a ‘civic army’ of 75,000 young people to provide jobs and help communities as the UK economy springs back into action following COVID-19.

HR jobs are in demand

Jobs in HR are among the most in-demand roles according to search data from CV-Library

Workforce reintegration in a time of crisis

?The COVID-19 government briefing on Sunday 10 May saw employees unable to work from home, encouraged to return as of Monday 11 May.

Employees will need preventative measures to return to work

?Employers should not force workers to return to work unless they have put measures in place to reduce the risk of infection in the workplace, legal experts say

How to make virtual teams work

Remote working is not a new phenomenon. But as the coronavirus health crisis spreads rapidly across the globe, it has suddenly become the exclusive mode of working for much of the world.

Firms braced to restart in three weeks but lack safety guidance

Most UK firms are ready to restart operations within three weeks but are currently without government guidance on how to do so safely.

Workers encouraged to return to work where possible

Employees who cannot work are being encouraged to return to their workplaces as of today.

Will zero-hours contracts become the norm?

Employers across the economy are contending with workforce and operational challenges at a scale unknown in our lifetime.

Back to basics...bereavement support

?Bereavement relates to our experience of losing someone (or something) important to us. It is characterised by grief, which is the process and the range of emotions we go through as we gradually...

One in five Brits quit their job due to toxic culture

One in five (21%) Brits quit their job due to toxic workplace culture, according to Breathe’s Culture Economy 2020 report.