Wellbeing

The childcare argument to keep physical workplaces

Enhanced childcare support provisions could be a compelling argument for retaining physical workplaces post-coronavirus.

What more can be done to support survivors of domestic abuse in the workplace?

Reports of domestic abuse have surged during the pandemic. With many people now working from home, it’s more important than ever that employers spot warning signs and support survivors. So what...

HR's leadership lessons to take into 2021

HR must continue to put its people first and ensure teams stay safe and connected as we enter another unpredictable year.

Flexible working should be day one right, says CIPD

The CIPD has launched a campaign for employers to make flexible working requests a day-one right as new research has found nearly half (46%) of UK employees do not have access to it in their current...

HR professionals staying relatively safe from COVID-19

The UK's HR profession has suffered a comparatively small number of COVID-related deaths, new data has found.

HR struggling to enforce lockdown rules

Monitoring staff’s adherence to lockdown rules outside the office is proving difficult for HR.

Behind every great business is a strong workforce, so keep them close this lockdown

We are fast approaching the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown, so it’s a pivotal moment for leaders to reflect on the events of 2020 and the valuable learnings to take forward.

UK workers become 'zombies' as morale slumps

Mass redundancies in the pandemic have had a huge impact on the effort employees are now willing to put into their work, leaving morale at an all time low.

How to combat imposter syndrome

The past year of remote work has fuelled some troubling trends. According to Asana’s 2021 Anatomy of Work Index, 69% of UK workers experienced imposter syndrome last year but only 15% feel ‘heard’ and...

Jobseekers face onslaught of rejections during the coronavirus pandemic

The average jobseeker unsuccessfully applied for 16 different roles over the past 12 months, according to a new BT survey.

Coronavirus will intensify burnout unless employers intervene

A third winter lockdown and continued uncertainties due to the pandemic has placed employees more at risk of burnout than ever before.

How HR can help to detoxify language in workplace conversations

Around 300,000 people with long term mental ill-health issues lose their jobs every year and Nuffield Health research shows 80% of people have experienced a decline in mental health while working from...

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