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UK workforce divided over coronavirus vaccinations

Over half (56%) of UK employees think workers should be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine before being allowed back to the workplace, according to a Glassdoor survey.

How to introduce coronavirus testing at work

All UK nations have now published respective roadmaps for leading out of the current coronavirus lockdown. Though the dates of when certain parts of the economy will reopen are subject to change and...

What can HR do to keep high-risk workers safe from coronavirus?

The many changes and restrictions COVID-19 has brought are becoming a new way of life. However, there are significant variations in how employers are reacting to the pandemic and the lengths they’re...

Half of women still feel stigma of talking about menopause at work

A new report commissioned by Vodafone found 50% of women experiencing menopause symptoms at work feel there is a stigma attached to talking about it, prompting a third (33%) to hide how they’re...

Continued home working risks physical health

Long-term home working poses a threat to employee’s physical health and requires closer HR attention.

Ontological security at work

Ontological security is a relatively new framework in the area of psychology. Until the early 90s it was generally believed that humans were primarily concerned with physical security before anything...

Long-term furlough will take its toll on employees

The announcement that the furlough scheme is being extended until September has drawn a mixed reaction from commentators. From those who are praising the chancellor for taking a brave but costly step...

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.

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