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COP26 | Growth in green jobs market remains sluggish

The rate of green jobs creation is seriously behind government target levels.

COVID-19 | What would a COVID Plan B mean for employers?

While the government has not yet publicly suggested any move to ‘Plan B,’ experts from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) and the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies...

HR careers | Most HR professionals fulfilled by their careers

The majority (79%) of UK HR professionals have said that their career progression expectations have either been met or exceeded, rising by 6% since 2020.

Gig economy | More workers taking two full-time jobs in secret

Work from home rules have prompted a small but growing number of workers to take on two full-time roles.

Mental health | Employees encouraged to adopt mindfulness practices to improve wellbeing

A simple movement-based programme which encourages mindfulness while exercising has been shown to drastically increase workers’ mental wellbeing compared with exercising alone.

Remuneration | Most UK workers don't think they're paid enough

Only four in ten (41%) UK workers think they are paid what they are worth, according to new research.

Inclusivity | Companies called to report flexible and hybrid working policies

Non-for-profit organisation the Work Foundation at Lancaster University has called on government to introduce mandatory flexible and hybrid working reporting.

HRMI 21 | Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge and Rupert McNeil enter HR Hall of Fame

Academic OD practitioner and founder of Quality and Equality Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge, and Rupert McNeil, chief people officer of the UK Civil Service, have joined HR magazine's Hall of Fame.

Wellbeing | Tech firms lead the way in UK's best work/life balance

Tech companies have dominated Glassdoor’s 2021 list for the highest rated UK companies for work/life balance.

Most Influential | HR Most Influential 2021: who were our top practitioners and thinkers?

Last night HR magazine unveiled its 2021 HR Most Influential (HRMI) rankings at St Paul's Cathedral.

Talent crisis | CIPD calls for urgent measures to plug skills shortages

UK skills shortages predate the pandemic and require a change of strategy, according to the CIPD.

Jobs market | Skills gap risks locking young people out of jobs

A surge in the number of young people in full-time education has slashed the number looking for work and is leaving them without the skills to join the workforce, according to a new study.