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CIPD modernises qualifications for HR and L&D professionals

The CIPD has launched new qualifications to help people professionals solve the new challenges of the modern workplace.

Career changers in need of more HR support

Changes in career are on the rise as new research shows a job for life is no longer ‘the norm’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The childcare argument to keep physical workplaces

Enhanced childcare support provisions could be a compelling argument for retaining physical workplaces post-coronavirus.

Coronavirus pandemic makes leaders open to change

Business leaders are more adaptable and open to further skills development than they used to be due to the coronavirus pandemic and its unpredictability, according to MD of marketing and digital at...

Wage inequality has been exacerbated by the pandemic

COVID-19 has continued to cause large disparities in the UK’s workforce, as new research has found that the lowest paid are the ones most likely to have lost their income.

HR safety | HR professionals staying relatively safe from COVID-19

The UK's HR profession has suffered a comparatively small number of COVID-related deaths, new data has found.

Lockdown guidance | HR struggling to enforce lockdown rules

Monitoring staff’s adherence to lockdown rules outside the office is proving difficult for HR.

Lockdown fatigue | UK workers become 'zombies' as morale slumps

Mass redundancies in the pandemic have had a huge impact on the effort employees are now willing to put into their work, leaving morale at an all time low.

HR Excellence Awards | Rick Willmott wins people-focused CEO of the year

The winner of 2020 HR Excellence Award for people-focused CEO of the year is Rick Willmott, group chief executive at construction company Willmott Dixon.

HR Excellence Awards | Talis’ Kelly Williams wins HRD of the year

Kelly Williams, HRD at plastic mouldings company Talis, has won the coveted HR director of year award at the HR Excellence Awards 2020.

Award winners | HR Excellence awards 2020: The winners

Yesterday (26 January) HR professionals attended the 2020 HR Excellence awards ceremony, virtually for the first time, to celebrate best practice in industry.

Jobs market | Unemployment in industrial cities intensifies as coronavirus pandemic continues

The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out a decade’s worth of progress in reducing unemployment in the UK’s industrial cities, according to a new report.