HR magazine

News

Christmas Countdown | 12 months of 2021: June

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Coronavirus | What an Omicron Plan B means for businesses

Yesterday the British government announced that England will be moving to Plan B due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus.

Employee experience | Young workers would take a pay cut for better employee experience

Nearly half (48%) of Generation Z employees (ages 18-24) said they would switch jobs for a better employee experience, even if it meant taking a pay cut. A similar proportion (44%) of millennials...

Christmas Countdown | 12 months of 2021: May

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Benefits | Employees missed out on benefits during coronavirus pandemic due to 'perception gap'

Despite a majority of companies (69%) increasing their spending on benefits during the pandemic, nearly half (45%) of employees felt they hadn’t received the support they needed from their...

Flexible work | Coronavirus permanently damaged part-time worker's roles

Despite the widespread adoption of remote working, the pandemic has worsened part-time workers’ abilities to get the flexible arrangements they need.

Christmas countdown | 12 months of 2021: April

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Diversity | Tech resourcing gap impacts diversity and inclusion efforts

An international study has found that more than half (52%) of business decision-makers think that the need to adopt new technology will hinder their diversity and inclusion (D&I) goals, pointing to a...

Workers' rights | Employers warned off the #NaughtyList by Jackie Weaver

Employment rights charity the Work Rights Centre (WoRC) has launched a campaign to raise awareness about precarious work practices in the UK.

Christmas Countdown | 12 months of 2021: March

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Discrimination | Government office found guilty of discrimination by unconscious bias

An employment tribunal last week ruled that black civil servant Sonia Warner was a victim of unconscious bias when an inquiry into her sex life was launched by the Foreign, Commonwealth and...

Retention | ‘Perfect storm’ responsible for Great Resignation

A majority (61%) of UK and Irish workers are seen to be ‘flight risks’, as a combination of endemic burnout, a rapidly expanding talent pool and lack of provision for flexible working cause workers to...