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Building back better with disability inclusive policies

The United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) is an opportunity to highlight the many contributions that disabled people make to our economy, our workplaces and...

‘One by 2021’: FTSE 100 firms must turn intent into action

December 2020 marks one year to go to the ‘One by 2021’ target set in the 2017 Parker Review report, calling on FTSE 100 companies to have at least one ethnic minority director on their board by 2021....

Developing a robust remote working policy

Yinka Opaneye, global HR director at GameAnalytics, provides some golden rules on how HR can create a remote working policy which works for everyone.

Remote work case study: LondonEnergy

Jacques Samama, head of people at LondonEnergy, shares how the pandemic has affected both office-based and operational staff.

What employers can dictate over Christmas

?The public mood is now very much focused on Christmas. The government has liberalised lockdown to allow for more social mixing over the festive period and quarantine requirements have been relaxed...

Home truths: adapting to the new world of work

Lockdown has provided us with a nationwide remote working experiment, but it may not have been as successful as HR had hoped.

Using employee data to achieve a more resilient and reactive business

Effective use of employee engagement, productivity and achievement data can help companies build resilience against unforeseeable events into the core of its operations. Managers and leaders with a...

HR and business leaders must acknowledge mental health taboo

The year 2020 will be one to remember, but not through the lenses of rose tinted glasses. Some of the biggest events (and disasters) have had global repercussions, not the least to the general...

Make kindness your kind of success

?As a society, we like to use the end of December as a marker for how life is going. In the bleary days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve where Terry’s Chocolate Orange is classed as one of your...

Hot topic: How HR can prepare for a Brexit job shock, part two

Since March, the spread of COVID-19 and resulting national lockdowns have led to significant job losses around the country. However, a no-deal Brexit could lead to even more.

We owe it to young people to get the Kickstart Scheme right

With a £2bn injection to fund up to 300,000 placements, the government’s Kickstart Scheme is a pie that many want a slice of. It seems like the perfect marriage. A young person who needs an...

Government should research COVID's impact on employee health and careers

With all of the UK now under stringent pandemic-related restrictions, it is unclear what the unintended consequences of lockdown and measures implemented to stop the spread of the COVID–19 virus will...