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What employers can dictate over Christmas

?The public mood is now very much focused on Christmas. The government has liberalised lockdown to allow for more social mixing over the festive period and quarantine requirements have been relaxed...

Home truths: adapting to the new world of work

Lockdown has provided us with a nationwide remote working experiment, but it may not have been as successful as HR had hoped.

Using employee data to achieve a more resilient and reactive business

Effective use of employee engagement, productivity and achievement data can help companies build resilience against unforeseeable events into the core of its operations. Managers and leaders with a...

HR and business leaders must acknowledge mental health taboo

The year 2020 will be one to remember, but not through the lenses of rose tinted glasses. Some of the biggest events (and disasters) have had global repercussions, not the least to the general...

Make kindness your kind of success

?As a society, we like to use the end of December as a marker for how life is going. In the bleary days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve where Terry’s Chocolate Orange is classed as one of your...

Hot topic: How HR can prepare for a Brexit job shock, part two

Since March, the spread of COVID-19 and resulting national lockdowns have led to significant job losses around the country. However, a no-deal Brexit could lead to even more.

Hot topic: How HR can prepare for a Brexit job shock, part one

Since March, the spread of COVID-19 and resulting national lockdowns have led to significant job losses around the country. However, a no-deal Brexit could lead to even more.

Advertising roles as flexible might not win over as many women as it did pre-COVID

A study for Zurich insurance suggested women are 20% more likely to apply for senior roles if the job offers flexible hours. The research - which was carried out by the Behavioural Insights Team, a...

Upskilling and keeping staff engaged through COVID limbo

Attempting to plan for the future has been challenging throughout the pandemic, but the extension to the furlough scheme may allow HR professionals to take a breath and look ahead.

How HR can tackle equal pay despite coronavirus set backs

Today marks the day when women in the UK effectively work for free for the rest of the year, as a result of the disparity in pay between men and women.

Mental wellbeing for men this COVID winter

Across the country, public sector employees have worked relentlessly to keep council services running during this torrid year of COVID-related disruption.

HR analytics and ethical trade-offs – the unconsidered narrative

In the last 15 years the use of data and analytics in HR has grown rapidly. CIPD research found in 2018, 75% of companies globally reported using HR analytics.