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HR must be aware of the complications of internal hiring to avoid redundancy

There has been a significant increase in UK companies hiring people internally since the pandemic started. In fact, according to LinkedIn, between April and August this year, internal hiring increased...

The importance of daily rituals when working from home

Rolling lockdowns and the ongoing pandemic fill many of us with dread, anxiety, fear, worry and beyond. I am often asked by clients for advice on how best to prepare and manage this at an...

12 months of 2020: June

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

Lessons from the C-suite: Angela Peacock, PDT Global

Angela Peacock, founder and CEO of diversity and inclusion training consultancy PDT Global, talks setting up her own business, reinvention of the workplace and her inspirations.

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Reward | Applying organisational diagnosis to design rewards for an international workforce, part 2

Patricia Inez Meiring, doctoral student in organisational psychology and risk with Middlesex University, explains the theory and practice of organisational diagnosis modelling

COVID-19 and sick pay: how should HR respond?

?The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the UK’s meagre approach to statutory sick pay (SSP). Even with a vaccine on the horizon, we will continue to need workers to stay home and isolate in order to...

Reward | Applying organisational diagnosis to design rewards for an international workforce, part 1

Patricia Inez Meiring, doctoral student in organisational psychology and risk with Middlesex University, explains the theory and practice of organisational diagnosis modelling

The ins and outs of Garden Leave: what HR should know

The swift departures of Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain and speculation over whether they would actually be continuing work for the government until "mid-December" as was claimed, has left HR wondering...

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...