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The effect of COVID-19 on hidden disabilities

?The Health Foundation has discovered that more than two thirds of adults in the UK report feeling worried about the effects of the pandemic upon their lives.

HR is on the brink of a paradigm shift

?This year has presented some incredible challenges, with HR and business leaders worldwide needing to step up to navigate this turbulent time.

Low pay rises forecast for 2021

Employers in the private sector are expected to increase pay by an average of just 1% in the year ahead as a result of COVID-19.

The nine 'levers' you need to pull if you're serious about inclusion

At the current rate of progress with inclusion, it won't be our daughters who stand the same chance as our sons of being the next CEOs. It won't even be our granddaughters. It will be our...

How to break habits to create new ways of thinking

A desire for self-improvement is a very natural human trait, particularly when it comes to wellbeing.

Addressing gender imbalance in hospitality

?The latest research by a team of researchers from the University of Greenwich and the University of Surrey offers practical recommendations to fight gender inequalities in the workplace.

Job cuts and upskilling for new beginnings

Last month, a survey by three industry trade bodies found that one in eight hospitality employees have already been made redundant. In the same week, Whitbread warned that 6,000 jobs are at risk,...

Is it time to re-think the recruitment process?

It’s been a stressful time for HR. Since the announcement of lockdown back in March, the profession has had to switch its workforce to remote working practically overnight, place employees on...

Bridging the social distance divide: onboarding in the COVID era

Even in a hugely disrupted jobs market, firms are still hiring – and many people are joining a company without meeting their new colleagues in person.

Lessons from the C-Suite: Emma Vass

I have been fortunate enough to enjoy every role I have had, and I’ve made the most of the diverse learning and development opportunities presented by each one.

Features

Can there ever be a happy marriage between HR teams and their employment law advisors?

Pete Byrne, founder and CEO of employment law firm and ER technology business ESPHR, delves into the traditional relationship between HR departments and employment law teams – and what the missing...

Reporting workplace misconduct: the value of independence

Independence matters when it comes to investigating misconduct claims in the workplace. Simon Rowse explains why

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