Wellbeing

HR needs to get curious

In 2018, a study from Egon Zehnder identified that curiosity was the best predictor of strength in seven leadership competencies: results orientation, strategic orientation, collaboration and...

WFH is increasing incidence of employee burnout

Working from home is intensifying work-related stress and aggravating motivation issues for UK workers, according to a new report.

Embrace failure to build resilience

A new research report from CEMS, the global alliance in management education, found that leaders building psychological safety will thrive post-pandemic. But how can leaders build the psychological...

What should HR keep after the COVID crisis?

Evolution is a messy process. Through random changes in DNA, new advantages emerge which are retained in a growing majority of the species.

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Employees with asthma need more support

Employees with uncontrolled asthma earn around £3,000 less per year than the average adult due to limited work opportunities.

How leaders can identify racial trauma

The evidence that racism exists in workplaces is incontestable. Discussion of issues such as the race pay gap and the lack of BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) representation at senior levels is...

Remote working hours need to be monitored

UK employees are happier working from home, but the hours they work need to be better monitored by senior leaders, according to new research from the CIPD.

Admin is costing company culture

SMEs are spending too much time on admin, resulting in a productivity loss of £19 billion to businesses and employees going unsupported throughout the pandemic.

Are wearable technologies simplifying employee wellbeing?

There’s no denying that technology has a vital part to play in ensuring the success of wellbeing strategies, especially in a world where face-to-face interaction is temporarily not an option.

‘Iceberg’ of discontent over flexible working expected post-pandemic

Employers have been warned not to take away flexible working after restrictions are lifted post-coronavirus.

What’s hiding behind the mask?

As we start another year in a pandemic, workplace relationships are under strain and HR teams are dealing with the inevitable conflict issues that arise. For many of those still working physically...

Spotting domestic abuse has become a bigger problem for HR

Remote working and the coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for employers to spot the signs of domestic abuse.

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