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Alpha mail: AI learns to write

An automated email system could potentially free up hours of the working week, but there are still many kinks to be ironed out, finds Beau Jackson

How HR executives can plan for the introduction of a COVID-19 vaccine

After an unprecedented year, the UK has started to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations. At this stage, decisions as to how, when, and who will be vaccinated are in government hands and will likely remain...

Creating a net-zero ready workforce

?We are increasingly hearing about organisations that are purpose-led. With vision, mission and brand statements, companies are wearing their hearts on their sleeves and talking about more than...

The world of remote working for Deaf employees

The latest government advice surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is that those who can work from home should continue doing so, and this means the ‘new norm’ of remote working is likely to remain for...

Why now is not the time to scrap unconscious bias training

You may have seen in that Boris Johnson’s government has made the decision to terminate unconscious bias training for civil servants, with ministers claiming it doesn’t work and citing a report which...

Are you doing diversity training right?

For real change to happen, the impetus has to permeate the whole organisation from the top down, says Hannah Jordan.

HR must be aware of the complications of internal hiring to avoid redundancy

There has been a significant increase in UK companies hiring people internally since the pandemic started. In fact, according to LinkedIn, between April and August this year, internal hiring increased...

The importance of daily rituals when working from home

Rolling lockdowns and the ongoing pandemic fill many of us with dread, anxiety, fear, worry and beyond. I am often asked by clients for advice on how best to prepare and manage this at an...

12 months of 2020: June

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

Lessons from the C-suite: Angela Peacock, PDT Global

Angela Peacock, founder and CEO of diversity and inclusion training consultancy PDT Global, talks setting up her own business, reinvention of the workplace and her inspirations.

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Reward | Applying organisational diagnosis to design rewards for an international workforce, part 2

Patricia Inez Meiring, doctoral student in organisational psychology and risk with Middlesex University, explains the theory and practice of organisational diagnosis modelling

COVID-19 and sick pay: how should HR respond?

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the UK’s meagre approach to statutory sick pay (SSP). Even with a vaccine on the horizon, we will continue to need workers to stay home and isolate in order to...