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D&I | D&I clinic: What do I do about employees who deny their own privilege?

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi tackles the question of employees who deny their own privilege.

L&D ideas | Sharpening employees’ tools on a tight budget

As firms weigh up the benefits of flexible working and employees decide whether to stay remote, there is one thing they both agree on: reskilling must be a priority, discovers Emma Greedy .

Resilience | Surviving coronavirus with a learning culture

Feedback, coaching and mentoring have become the pandemic’s invisible workplace victims. When they are lost, so is the connectivity that so often holds a company together.

Leadership bias | Hybrid work brings new biases to the fore

Hybrid working has exploded and its impact on how people are led and managed will be tremendous, both positively and negatively. Whereas some leaders have embraced the changes with open arms and have...

Brexit & travel | How to navigate business trips to and from EEA countries

With Brexit, the UK has also left the European Economic Area, which means business travel is no longer as simple as it once was. Take time to understand the new rules.

Case study | Case study: Recruiting expertise for Brexit customs chaos

Brexit created a huge demand for advice on customs and trade procedures at the Institute of Export & International Trade – and a massive recruitment challenge to be overcome, finds Peter Crush

Una O'Reilly | Take your place at the table: profile Una O’Reilly, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Bring your whole self to work – HR’s well-worn mantra. All people leaders ought to practice what they preach when it comes to authenticity and Una O’Reilly, group director of engagement and director...

Technology | What HR tech will you use to bring staff back safely?

Smart systems for maintaining commercial viability and worker wellbeing will be an integral part of the post-COVID workplace. From the May/June 2021 issue Rob Gray explores some of the options.

Long-term illness | Long COVID: rethinking ill-health and the world of work 

One positive repercussion of the COVID pandemic may be an improvement in how we deal with illness at work more generally, but HR must lead the way, finds Jo Gallacher in this month's cover story.

Long COVID | Long COVID could change work for all with long-term illness

We all want to stay well – that’s why we drag our not-fully rested bodies out of bed early to do a workout and convince ourselves that a Caesar salad is just as tasty as a burger and fries.

Coronavirus | COVID-19 unemployment: what support is needed to get people back to work?

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic many UK employers struggled to fill job vacancies due to a lack of workers with the right skills. The situation was exacerbated by Brexit, which saw many skilled...

Health | Hot topic part two: pregnancy loss

In April 2021, New Zealand joined a small number of countries offering paid leave for those who experience pregnancy loss. In the same month, The Lancet published data on the mental health impacts of...

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