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Businesses fear loss of top HR professionals due to pay squeeze

Over four in five (86%) of businesses are worried about losing their top HR and office support talent due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting has ‘naming and shaming effect’ on driving equity

Employers are taking action to reduce their gender pay gap due to concerns of the ‘naming and shaming effect’ poor pay equity can have on their ability to attract the best talent.

Employees believe mental health conditions impede their careers

Almost a quarter (24%) of those with a mental health condition do not believe they have the same career progression as other colleagues.

Creating an inclusive culture at Thames Water

?The UK’s National Inclusion Week has seen over 3,000 participants promote inclusive practices both in and outside the workplace.

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.

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.

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.

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 research...

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.

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