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Help & advice | What more can be done to support survivors of domestic abuse in the workplace?

Reports of domestic abuse have surged during the pandemic. With many people now working from home, it’s more important than ever that employers spot warning signs and support survivors. So what...

LGBT+ rights | How HR can improve LGBT+ employees' access to international assignments

?Recent research by Open for Business found that numerous companies were not providing LGBT+ employees with enough knowledge and resources on the local laws and culture for international assignments.

Workplace engagement | Behind every great business is a strong workforce, so keep them close this lockdown

We are fast approaching the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown, so it’s a pivotal moment for leaders to reflect on the events of 2020 and the valuable learnings to take forward.

Employee relations | Manage workplace animosity with tact and respect

In a powerful inauguration speech last week, President Biden called upon American citizens to “join forces, stop shouting and lower the temperature.”

Pension compliance | Pension Schemes Act 2021 – a regulatory year to remember

While its road to Royal Assent has been far from smooth, the new Pension Schemes Act ushers in a new regulatory era for occupational pensions.

Work visas | Five HR steps for managing Brexit compliance

The official “Brexit date” was 1 January 2020, but it has taken a further year for real changes to come into place with the leaving of the customs union and single market on 31 December 2020. When it...

Speak up culture | How to combat imposter syndrome

The past year of remote work has fuelled some troubling trends. According to Asana’s 2021 Anatomy of Work Index, 69% of UK workers experienced imposter syndrome last year but only 15% feel ‘heard’ and...

Budgets | How to make L&D more cost-effective in 2021

As we emerge from a difficult year, having the right knowledge and skills to do our jobs will be mission critical. But at a time when L&D is needed more than ever, many business leaders have felt...

Succession planning | BAME leadership: sensitising leaders early on

One of the major problems in tackling racial diversity lies in a lack of awareness about BAME leadership among students who are future HR leaders.

Predictive analytics | Retain key talent through data insight

When the world of work finally emerges from COVID-19, attracting and retaining top talent while reducing operating costs is set to become of paramount importance.

Remote pay | Pay cuts for permanent working from home are not the answer

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first began, employees have faced extreme disruption to their normal working lives, with many having to work from sofas, spare bedrooms, and some even having to manage home...

Mental wellbeing | How HR can help to detoxify language in workplace conversations

Around 300,000 people with long term mental ill-health issues lose their jobs every year and Nuffield Health research shows 80% of people have experienced a decline in mental health while working from...