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Resilience | How to cope with a loss of control

No one truly knows what the future holds, but one thing that many can agree on is that the rate of change is speeding up, making it harder to plan or work towards long-term strategies with confidence....

Jobs | Micro-experiences in digital recruiting

Most organisations know that they are operating in the experience economy - their success no longer rests purely on maximising transactions, but is dependent on how those transactions are delivered.

Levelling up | Entrepreneurship education boosts social mobility, and not just for startup founders 

Having a great idea for a product or service is seldom enough to become a successful entrepreneur. It is often a key component, but there are many other skills required.  

Team building | What are the warning signs that your team is in conflict?

Conflict is quite normal and to be expected in a team. A team that doesn’t experience any conflict is probably not working as a team at all.  

Inclusion | How employers can get involved with social mobility

We believe social mobility must be driven by equitable access to good work; at the very least, this means work that is fairly rewarded and gives people the means to securely make a living.

Wellbeing | The importance of providing mental health support for staff  

Mental health has dominated the headlines since the pandemic began. Uncertainty, anxiety and loss have affected many of us over the last 20 months and resulted in an increase in demand for mental...

Jobs market | Tackling labour market friction after Covid-19: a time for transformational thinking 

The UK government signalled its intention to intensify benefit sanctions with the recently announced ‘Way to Work’ scheme, which aims to move half a million people into jobs by the end of June 2022. 

Recruitment | Skills gaps is over-exaggerated by poor recruitment strategies 

Too many firms are lazy by assuming their recruitment problem is a skills gap.  

Engagement | Dump flawed employee assistance programmes

Life has changed substantially throughout the pandemic and the workplace has changed with it. It would be willfully ignorant to continue using the same outdated systems that we used to use, despite...

Contractors | IR35: off-payroll one year on

As the anniversary of the 2021 IR35 private sector reforms – what has been the impact of the first year of off payroll working rules?

Financial education | Shame stops employees talking about money at work 

A hard-to-shift stigma is stopping UK employees from seeking more support with money in the workplace, despite employers ramping their financial wellbeing efforts. The cost-of-living crisis is a...

Parent support | New mothers' rights in the workplace – everything you need to know

On Mother’s Day it is important to not only celebrate all the hard work and care that mothers do, but also to draw attention to the many hurdles they still face in today’s society, and how they can be...