Work/life balance

Job seekers want employers that actively tackle burnout

Over half (56%) of UK businesses have improved their work culture to focus on wellbeing and flexibility since the start of the pandemic.

Employers not doing enough to combat presenteeism, says CIPD

The CIPD has urged employers to address high levels of presenteeism as it threatens to worsen the UK's ‘always on’ work culture.

Divorced employees need more HR support

Over half (57%) of employees going through divorce feel inadequately supported at work and it is having an impact on retention.

Homeworkers can't stop overworking

Coronavirus has meant homeworkers are continuously working extra hours, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found.

Goldman Sachs 'inhuman' work hours shows need for HR

Employees at investment bank Goldman Sachs have spoken out over the working conditions they have experienced during their first year at the company, saying they were averaging 95-hour work weeks.

Continued home working risks physical health

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

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.

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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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.

‘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.

Special leave should be for all employees not just parents and carers

With boundaries between work and home life blurring into one, how can businesses support their employees with balancing it all?

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...