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.

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.

Low earners prefer working from home, but suffer financially for it

Research has indicated for the first time that low-paid workers benefit overwhelmingly from working at home, yet companies could do more to support them.

12 months of 2021: July

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

Coronavirus permanently damaged part-time worker's roles

Despite the widespread adoption of remote working, the pandemic has worsened part-time workers’ abilities to get the flexible arrangements they need.

Black Friday sales must not come at a price to employees

Black Friday represents one of the most hotly anticipated shopping opportunities of the year, for both retailers looking to boost sales and for consumers ready to bag a bargain. But this comes at a...

Work the most secure it has been in a decade, CIPD finds

Work has become more secure over the past decade despite the impact of the pandemic.

Hardest hit sectors have not benefitted from COVID job hopping

Though job-to-job moves hit a record high in 2021, industries that struggled in the pandemic, like hospitality and leisure, have not benefitted from the reallocation of labour.

How can HR support employees’ right to switch off?

The pandemic blurred the lines between work and personal life like never before. Overnight our homes became our offices and switching off at the end of the working day became increasingly difficult.

What you may have missed from day one at CIPD ACE 2021

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference this week. 

HR will need to create a balanced hybrid plan to make sure disabled employees don't miss out

HR has a once in a generation opportunity to redefine the way people work, according to Diane Lightfoot, CEO of Business Disability Forum (BDF).