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What should HR know about mass redundancies?

The UK government has hinted it will be announcing the introduction of a traffic tiered system for local lockdowns, placing more pressure on businesses to balance the books.

How businesses are helping people back into work – part 1

As HR teams prepare for the long months ahead – facing redundancies, blended working, end of furlough and a turbulent job market – we highlight some of the brilliant initiatives helping employees get...

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Let’s use World Mental Health Day to start some great new habits

World Mental Health Day is more important than ever as we face into our first UK winter disrupted by COVID-19.

Beyond the pandemic awaits a big opportunity for HR

?Amid the current crisis there is emerging a once-in-a-generation opportunity for HR professionals to take centre stage.

Why white male managers need to talk about diversity

If improving workplace diversity and inclusion isn’t on your agenda, then you need to take a different view. Many businesses are now taking a positive step in the right direction, incorporating new...

It's time for financial firms to “walk the walk” on diversity

It’s almost outdated to speak about how important the issue of diversity has become in our professional lives.

A clear mind in turbulent times: profile James Glover, HRD Mind

?Most people are familiar with the work of the charity Mind and its aim to improve the mental wellbeing of the nation. From practical advice and counselling services to membership networks and...

HR must be resilient in the face of a COVID-winter

?I always mourn the end of summer. As others get excited about woolly jumpers, frosty fingers wrapped around hot drinks and Hocus Pocus, I dread the horizontal rain and dark mornings Autumn offers us....

The role leaders have in promoting wellbeing and addressing micro-incivilities

There’s no two ways about it; the role of a leader is a varied one. From strategic planning, to recruitment to motivating a team, it’s a fast-paced and varied job.

Legal-ease: What HR needs to know about returning from furlough

HR magazine speaks to Simon Kerr-Davis, employment counsel at Linklaters about the legal implications of workers returning from furlough in part three of this month's cover story.

The business case for keeping disability inclusion on the agenda

With the Job Support Scheme replacing the furlough scheme at the end of this month, many employers will be facing difficult decisions over how they can reduce costs and retain staff.

Creating an inclusive culture at Thames Water

?The UK’s National Inclusion Week has seen over 3,000 participants promote inclusive practices both in and outside the workplace.