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Hot topic part two: Mandatory COVID vaccinations at work

The UK’s roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December 2020. In response London plumbing firm, Pimlico Plumbers, has said it will be introducing a so called ‘no jab, no job’ policy as soon as...

2020’s best employee engagement strategy: Livv Housing Group

Leadership challenges, the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, and major fire safety concerns leading to a severe downgrading by the social housing industry regulator, have all been the catalyst...

Hot topic part one: Mandatory COVID vaccinations at work

The UK’s roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December 2020. In response London plumbing firm, Pimlico Plumbers, has said it will be introducing a so called ‘no jab, no job’ policy as soon as...

HR Excellence Awards 2020 HR team of the year: FSCS

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) had an ambitious vision for 2020. The organisation wanted to be prepared for any type of failure it could face, as well as protect its customers and...

January's most read stories

?January was far from a quiet month for HR. We look back at some of the month’s most read stories just in case you missed them the first time around.

Why now is the time to upgrade your workforce management technology

With all the challenges of COVID-19, is this really the time to invest in management technology?

Case study | Digital support with a human touch: using apps to combat lockdown challenges

To help its workforce adjust to the challenges of lockdown, insurance giant Aviva adopted app-based assistance backed up with a personal approach.

Remote health | Keeping teams happy, healthy and productive in the new normal

Due to COVID-19, employers and their HR teams across the country have been adjusting to managing employees remotely and the many challenges this poses. One of the main stumbling blocks has been how to...

Could bots help to solve employee mental health problems?

Many businesses are turning to bots to encourage workers to be more communicative about issues and to help identify mental health problems, says Jo Gallacher

What HR needs to know: GDPR and AI

Complete transparency about how your AI technology works, whatever the process, is essential. Without it, employers can run into GDPR challenges and lose the trust and buy-in of colleagues. An...

Technology | Why HR should be as responsible for workplace tech as they are for people

HR teams need to add digital transformation to their to-do lists this year, says Civica chief people officer Julie Chell

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