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Ensuring festive cheer is the only thing that’s spread this year

Despite the challenges 2020 has brought, the government’s announcement of a five day ‘Christmas window’ has shaken things up again this festive season.

How I got here: Anne-Marie Scott, ODS Group

?Director of people and corporate services at Oxford City Council trading company ODS Group Anne-Marie Scott provides her HR career journey and offers up some tips.

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Take the time to recharge

With web searches for ‘occupational burnout’ surging more than 2,500% since 2015, could HR teams hold the key to combatting busy culture? Or is being ‘totally slammed’ and ‘completely maxed out’ so...

Technology offers an answer to solving the mental health pandemic

Too often during the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen inadequate, reactive approaches to increasingly prevalent mental health issues, particularly from businesses that in times of uncertainty perhaps...

How can HR teams support their employees’ health during the winter lockdown?

With the long nights drawing in, flu season taking hold and a tiered lockdown system in place, it is more important than ever for HR departments to take additional steps to make sure that they can...

HR future leader: Katherine Hoppins, Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Katherine Hoppins is HR business parter at the Financial Compensation Scheme. Here, she talks about her career so far.

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Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning, part two

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

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In uncertain times we need to raise the benchmark

For decades benchmarking has been an essential tool for any business looking to understand how its performance stacks up against competition and contemporaries.

Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

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Brexit in the workplace: A psychology of survival?

Whenever we mention Brexit, a range of emotions break out – yet how did it get to this and what does it mean for our workplaces?

Get vaccinated or don’t come back: Can employers compel employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19?

The encouraging news that COVID-19 vaccines have been highly effective in advanced trials and a roll-out programme for high-risk groups may start this side of Christmas offers light at the end of the...

Lloyd's of London: bringing an old name up to date

As CHRO of a unique 334-year-old organisation at the heart of the UK’s financial establishment, Julia Tyson has much to do to reshape the insurance marketplace’s outlook for the 21st century, finds Jo...