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What does ‘living with Covid’ mean for business?

The government’s proposal to reduce free lateral flow tests (LFTs) may leave employers with responsibility for testing some frontline workers.

Flexible working may not be the revolution it seems

At first glance it would seem that the flexible working genie is irreversibly out of the bottle. But is it?

BlackBerry smartphones: what impact did they have on the workplace?

The first casualty of 2022 has already been announced: BlackBerry will discontinue service on its phones.

HR can help mitigate the 'January blues'

The usual post-Christmas drop in happiness may be exacerbated by Omicron – but HR can help provide a light at the end of the tunnel.

What COVID means for unvaccinated workers

As the UK government continues its push for vaccinations as the first line of defence against COVID-19, questions have risen about what lies ahead for the country’s unvaccinated population.

Workload revealed as top cause of work-related stress, depression and anxiety in 2021

Workload pressures, including including tight deadlines, too much responsibility and a lack of managerial support, was the main cause of reported stress, depression and anxiety for 2021. 

Managers should encourage exercise breaks at work, researchers say

Managers should encourage desk workers to be more active by planning two minute exercise breaks into the work day, University of Essex researchers have found.

12 months of 2021: October

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

CIPD calls for Statutory Sick Pay reform

The CIPD has said that the UK’s Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) is broken, and a majority of employers agree it needs to be increased.

12 months of 2021: August

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Are HR leaders blind to the burnout in their own back yard?

While COVID-19 means that HR has finally taken its rightful place as a key function of any business, which is fantastic recognition for the profession, it is also demanding a huge amount from those on...

Keeping the home office safe in the post-COVID world

Hybrid working is here to stay. But how do you protect your business and employees in this new home-based world?

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