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Change | Agile HR: what does it even mean?

Agile represents different things to different people – depending on your perspective, this can range from establishing flexible working right through to introducing a philosophy formed of a series of...

Hybrid | Work/life balance is actually about work and love

The balance between work and life has become a tug-of-war that none of us can win. The two are intertwined like a bowl of spaghetti and there will always be a carry-over of the effects of stress and...

Visas | Relocating staff in a time of crisis

War, unrest, political tensions, repression and corruption present global businesses and their employees with myriad issues including urgent relocations, sorting out visas and dealing with complex...

Online persona | How to be your professional self on social media

Businesses routinely monitor employee online profiles to ensure they are presenting a professional image.

Employment law | Revenge porn: how employers can support victims

During lockdown in April 2020, nearly double the number of people reached out for support for the sharing of revenge porn compared to April 2019.

Financial wellbeing | Providing real support in the cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis is having a profound impact on individuals across the country.

Relationships | When the workplace needs love contracts

The return to the office has brought attention back to love contracts as employers brace for the next wave of workplace love affairs.

Strategy | Achieving the sweet spot – the balance between people needs and business needs

Some of you reading this will no doubt have been discussing hybrid working with your clients or colleagues. If you have, then maybe you’ve experienced some extremes in thinking, with different groups...

Legalease | Adoption and surrogacy – What HR needs to know

Adoption and surrogacy rates in the UK are on the rise – in the year ending March 2020, there were 3,440 adoptions and 413 parental orders following a surrogacy arrangement.

Busy culture | The art of professional minimalism

Following the fallout and panic of the pandemic, a new identity crisis has emerged in post-2020 life, as contagious as any virus: busyness. It consumes everyone, every day.

Wellbeing | Understanding the spectrum of mental health support needs at work

The last two years have taken their toll on almost all of us. From the isolation of Covid-19 lockdowns to the current cost of living crisis and war in Ukraine, everyone’s mental wellbeing will have...

Pay | Has regulation helped close the gender pay gap?

Gender pay gap reporting has been with us since 2017 - the UK being at the forefront of legislation in this area.