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Can HR check employees' Settled Status post-Brexit?

Whatever the outcome of the apparently never-ending Brexit talks, employers potentially face headaches when recruiting over the coming months thanks to a lack of clear guidance on how EU citizens...

We owe it to young people to get the Kickstart Scheme right

With a £2bn injection to fund up to 300,000 placements, the government’s Kickstart Scheme is a pie that many want a slice of. It seems like the perfect marriage. A young person who needs an...

HR is on the brink of a paradigm shift

?This year has presented some incredible challenges, with HR and business leaders worldwide needing to step up to navigate this turbulent time.

Job cuts and upskilling for new beginnings

Last month, a survey by three industry trade bodies found that one in eight hospitality employees have already been made redundant. In the same week, Whitbread warned that 6,000 jobs are at risk,...

Employers not doing enough to encourage senior level diversity

?Less than a quarter (23%) of UK employers go beyond basic legislative requirements on diversity when it comes to recruitment and selection of senior level roles.

Employee wellbeing to shape future workplaces

Employee wellbeing and empowerment will be priorities in the future workplace, according to a new report.

Brexit talks failings threaten already uncertain jobs market, say Lords

?UK trade negotiations with the EU are at risk of leaving those in the professional and business services sectors unprepared.

Prioritising staff wellbeing key to retaining talent

Putting staff wellbeing first is central to retaining and attracting employees as businesses emerge from disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Gallagher.

Handling redundancies with sensitivity

The latest unemployment figures revealed by the ONS are at a two-year high, sadly expected and unfortunately an indicator of harsher times to come. With the end of the furlough scheme looming, and...

What should HR know about mass redundancies?

The UK government has hinted it will be announcing the introduction of a traffic tiered system for local lockdowns, placing more pressure on businesses to balance the books.

Redundancy fears rise as UK faces end of furlough

Over half (54%) of UK employees are worried either they or someone in their household will lose their job when furlough comes to an end this month.

Beyond the pandemic awaits a big opportunity for HR

?Amid the current crisis there is emerging a once-in-a-generation opportunity for HR professionals to take centre stage.

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