Alpha mail: AI learns to write

An automated email system could potentially free up hours of the working week, but there are still many kinks to be ironed out, finds Beau Jackson

COVID-19 vaccine will slow business uptake of the Job Retention Scheme

The Job Retention Scheme (JRS) will continue to be a lifeline for some businesses in 2021, however fewer HR leaders will be using the scheme in the new year thanks to optimism around the coronavirus...

12 months of 2020: July

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

Majority of HR leaders will encourage employees to get coronavirus vaccine

Sixty per cent of HR leaders have said they will encourage employees to get vaccinated against coronavirus, but will not make it mandatory.

12 months of 2020: May

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

COVID-19 and sick pay: how should HR respond?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the UK’s meagre approach to statutory sick pay (SSP). Even with a vaccine on the horizon, we will continue to need workers to stay home and isolate in order to...

12 months of 2020: April

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

Technology offers an answer to solving the mental health pandemic

Too often during the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen inadequate, reactive approaches to increasingly prevalent mental health issues, particularly from businesses that in times of uncertainty perhaps...

How can HR teams support their employees’ health during the winter lockdown?

With the long nights drawing in, flu season taking hold and a tiered lockdown system in place, it is more important than ever for HR departments to take additional steps to make sure that they can...

Plugging the Arcadia pension fund gap

Following the collapse of the Arcadia group roughly 13,000 employees are considering the security of their pensions yet the group has reported a £350m deficit in the ‘pot’ of its defined benefit...

Technology supplement 2020

It can be hard for HR to trust new workplace technologies, yet as HR weathers one of its most challenging years on record we look at how technology can offer a helping hand. From robot assistants...

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