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COVID recovery | Pay rises plateau as road to recovery continues

Pay rises have stabilised at 1.5% after falling to zero in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Money | Remote work pay cuts on horizon despite businesses saving money

More than two-thirds of companies across the UK are considering pay cuts for staff who choose to work from home.

Skills exchange | Internal recruitment could stem the career itch

After nearly two years of working from home, national lockdowns and job insecurity, employees are now exploring new careers.

Pay disparities | AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot earned 86 times more than a key worker during the pandemic

The annual pay of FTSE 100 chief executives still equates to more than what a UK worker would earn in a lifetime, despite the rate falling during the pandemic.

Talent market | Furloughed workers not seeking new roles

Although the furlough scheme is set to be phased out by the end of September, only 11% of workers still on furlough are urgently searching for a new job according to research from job site Indeed.

Webinar | HR Lunchtime Debate on unlocking potential adds speaker

Ruth Cornish, co-founder and director of HRi and Amelore, will join HR magazine's next Lunchtime Debate on unlocking hidden opportunities and potential in the workforce.

Wellbeing | Care for HR teams has been overlooked during pandemic

More than half (58.6%) of HR professionals in the UK say they are not being supported by their employer and that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased their workload.

Progression | Workplace favouritism holding back career development

Only 53% of UK employees think everyone in their company is given an opportunity to grow, according to a new report by recognition and reward scheme business OC Tanner.

HREX 2021 | HR Excellence Awards winner top tip: people are your most important asset

Put your people at the centre of your business and success will follow, says former HR Award winner and HR director of Livv Housing Group, Jude Wilkinson.

Wellbeing | How HR can spot signs of burnout

The story of how an employee was banned from work for two weeks after their employer spotted signs they were suffering burnout has gone viral on LinkedIn.

Work culture | Over half of UK employees have worked in a toxic workplace

Workplace cultures have come under scrutiny after a study found 70% of UK employees have worked in a toxic workplace environment at some stage of their career.

Health & safety | Employees nervous about changing isolation rules

Over half (70%) of UK working professionals feel the isolation rules surrounding contact with a COVID-positive person should not be changing.