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HR calls for clarity on COVID vaccinations

The UK government has been urged to outline its guidance on employer rights when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations.

12 months of 2020: October

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.

HR internships among lowest paid in the UK

With an average salary of £1,380 a month, HR internships have ranked fifth in the lowest paid internships in the UK, which could risk turning top talent away from the profession.

12 months of 2020: September

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.

Warehouse workers in need of better rights

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the government to bring forward its new employment bill which promises to protect and enhance workers’ rights after the UK leaves the European Union on 1...

Preparing for tier 4 in the workplace

As London and most of South East England will enter into a full lockdown over the Christmas period, and other regions may face harsher restrictions in the weeks ahead, people professionals may be...

COVID-19 vaccine will slow business uptake of the Job Retention Scheme

The Job Retention Scheme (JRS) will continue to be a lifeline for some businesses in 2021, however fewer HR leaders will be using the scheme in the new year thanks to optimism around the coronavirus...

12 months of 2020: August

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.

Find your fire

?Let’s not kid ourselves, working in HR can be absolutely exhausting. You can get burned out all too quickly if you’re not careful due to the unique challenges and demands of the profession.

Government extends furlough yet critics warn more job support needed

The UK government has confirmed it will extend the furlough scheme until April 2021 to provide more support for the nation’s jobs and businesses.

Majority of HR leaders will encourage employees to get coronavirus vaccine

Sixty per cent of HR leaders have said they will encourage employees to get vaccinated against coronavirus, but will not make it mandatory.

Employees in need of mental wellbeing support over Christmas

HR needs to be wary that the Christmas period can lead to employee loneliness and must offer effective mental wellbeing support, says medical care provider RedArc.