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When it comes to planning for their financial futures employees need all the information, support and guidance they can get
HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many brilliant initiatives HR is leading to help employees throughout a COVID winter.
There is a disagreement among HR departments and staff within public sector organisations regarding how productive remote workers are.
Before COVID-19 transformed the way we work, commuting was consistently reported as one of the most unpleasant of life’s regular habits. Other studies showed people are happier and more productive if allowed to work for some of the working week from home. Some are even willing to accept a pay cut for the privilege.
As the furlough scheme draws to a close and businesses look to start bringing employees back into the workplace, organisations need to think carefully about how they will prepare for the possibility of returning to work with some restrictions still remaining and how they can support employee mental health post-lockdown.
A disconnect between workers on the frontline and those in company headquarters has taken place over the course of the pandemic according to research by software company Workplace.
The UK government has launched an initiative to provide SMEs with free business advice to help them survive the post-pandemic recession.
Employees within your organisation — no matter where they rank in the org chart — are a lot like the customers of today. Rather than being interested in communications that are all about telling the company story (i.e., “Look at what we did/are doing as a company”), they’re much more interested in what’s in it for them.
As employers have had to adapt to the new, remote normal, many junior employees have reported feeling that communication, supervision and support has reduced.
The coronavirus lockdown has forced millions of employees to adapt to socially distanced working arrangements and working remotely - a trend many expect to continue well after the pandemic subsides.