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12 months of 2020: July

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.

Under 35s fear COVID-19 will affect their careers

The pandemic’s effect on job prospects and earning potential is causing concern among young people as fears that they will become the ‘lost generation’ grow.

Millions of UK workers poised to switch careers in 2021

A quarter of UK workers are reportedly considering a career change in 2021 according to a report from job site Adzuna.

12 months of 2020: May

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.

Jacobs launches mental health check-in tool to boost employee engagement

Engineering firm Jacobs has launched a free mental health check-in tool One Million Lives to help employees and the wider community better understand their mental health.

Women’s work/life balance progress has been stalled due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and national lockdowns have stalled progress for working women as they have had to adapt their working lives more than men.

CIPD calls for June furlough extension

CIPD chief executive Peter Cheese has written to chancellor Rishi Sunak to request a three month extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Black employees at Lloyds Bank are paid 20% less

Lloyds Bank has become the first major UK bank to disclose its ethnicity pay gap, revealing black employees are being paid nearly 20% less than their colleagues.

12 months of 2020: April

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.

12 months of 2020: March

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.

Pay freezes could put HR in a difficult position

?HR will need to properly communicate how and why pay freezes are being put in place in order to avoid scrutiny in the year ahead.

This year's remote work experiment has negative impact on third of UK workforce

A third (33%) of UK workers have said that changes to their work routine, including working from home, have had a negative effect on their wellbeing this year.