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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

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.