If businesses want to cultivate a culture of equality, they need to change their views on flexible working, says business psychologist Jess Hornsby.
Today (30 June), Tulip Siddiq, Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, has proposed a new Bill to parliament that would give workers the right to flexible work.
In 2021, organisational best practice for working families and carers is about inclusivity, the journey to parenthood, and introducing ways to help employees communicate their needs.
Panellists at yesterday's (29 June) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how businesses need to be prepared for cultural change and adaptable to a new set of circumstances employees now find themselves in.
HMRC have carried out over 12,000 investigations relating to misuse of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and Eat Out to Help Out (EOHO).
Women want workplace period leave policies as they don’t believe UK employment law supports those who experience severe menstrual symptoms.
MPs have urged government to be more proactive in planning for the future of work in a new Work and Pensions report.
HR directors and chief people officers from around the UK say the stress of the pandemic has made them want to work in much smaller businesses.
If HR teams want to meet employee demand for hybrid working options they must invest in collaborative technology, according to Margaret Sweeney, chief HR officer at LRN.
As cases of Long COVID escalate, so have the questions around how employers should respond and where their reasonabilities start and end.
HR teams are always looking to create the most inclusive workplace cultures possible, but same-sex parents are likely to feel less supported.
Nearly three-fifths (59%) of UK business leaders believe that hybrid working makes companies more profitable.