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Cost of living | HR needs to do more to help employees during the cost of living crisis

My morning routine is pretty standard. I wake up, sleepily make some coffee and pop the radio on.

Leadership | How HR directors can lead with creativity

Creativity is often edited out as we get older. Yet it is a key human value that is often missing in organisations today.

Employment law | The P&O Ferries aftermath: gaming the system or business as usual?

Much of the media coverage of P&O Ferries’ redundancies focused on the outrage at the company’s apparently unusual breaches of employment law, and detail like the use of security guards with handcuffs...

Hours | What to expect from the UK's four-day week trial

Starting this week and running until December, more than 60 UK companies with over 3,000 workers will participate in a six-month coordinated trial of the four-day working week as part of a global...

Inclusion | No tokenism: here's how you can really help LGBT+ staff

It's easy to post a rainbow flag on social media for Pride month, but this act alone isn't going to help the fight for equality. You don't want to make a public gesture if you don't have a supportive...

Diversity | Is the workplace more trans-inclusive than society?

In the wider world the transgender community is not still experiencing enough support and inclusion and there is a new surge in rhetoric, harassment and discrimination, and a huge wedge between gender...

Performance | Appraisals – common pitfalls and challenges

We have all had that feeling around appraisal season. Everything seems fine so why waste time when we have work to get on with?

Race | HR needs to take accountability for black representation

This week marked the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death - why aren’t we seeing more black leaders at the top of UK organisations?

Careers | What it’s like to work in HR in Ukraine during the war

At Naftogaz, the national energy company of Ukraine, the day-to-day responsibilities of our HR department aren’t much different than any other 50,000+ employee organisation.

Mental health | Work stress: balancing the bad with the good

The pandemic has played a significant role in an increase of people presenting more feelings around anxiety, depression and loneliness but it’s not the only major player. We are just talking about it...

Care | How to interview candidates with a war-induced trauma

People who have experienced a war-induced trauma respond differently to things we consider normal outside of an area of conflict.

Neurodiversity | LinkedIn’s dyslexic thinking skill: de-stigmatisation or discrimination?

LinkedIn is now allowing users to tag dyslexic thinking as one of their listed skills in an effort to de-stigmatise dyslexia in the workplace. This initiative comes as part of a campaign with Made...