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HR professionals risking fines to beat Brexit deadline

Employers are rushing their recruitment plans to bring EU hires into the UK by December 31 to avoid costly sponsorship fees.

12 months of 2020: February

?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.

Antiracism taskforce launched to tackle COVID’s impact on BME workers

Workers from Black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds have had to self-isolate at a much higher rate than white workers, according to a new report from the TUC.

Business leaders self-medicating with drugs and alcohol to cope with mental health problems

UK business leaders are self-medicating with drugs and alcohol to cope with mental health symptoms during the pandemic.

Using correct pronouns leads to a more inclusive workplace, HR urged

HR teams have an important role to play to make sure that trans and non-binary staff are not discriminated against and that they feel comfortable at their place of work.

12 months of 2020: January

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.

Leaders and managers lacking crisis evasion skills

Three quarters (73%) of employees said they believe that their company’s leadership has been lacking during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workers delaying retirement plans

One in eight UK adults over the age of 55 who expected to retire in the near future now plan to delay their retirement due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Plugging the Arcadia pension fund gap

Following the collapse of the Arcadia group roughly 13,000 employees are considering the security of their pensions yet the group has reported a £350m deficit in the ‘pot’ of its defined benefit...

Women hired at a slower rate than men during coronavirus

?Women have had a tougher time getting hired than men due to the impact COVID-19 has had on businesses.

HR pressures due to coronavirus set to continue into 2021

The pressure HR teams are under due to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to continue into 2021.

Tech could generate more revenue than workers by 2028

Technology and AI could generate more revenue for their organisation than human workers in just eight years’ time.