Employment lawyer Adam Penman has joined the panel of speakers for HR magazine’s lunchtime debate inn December on why managing risk should be part of company culture.
Following a spike in COVID-19 cases, the government’s second national lockdown is forcing pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops to close once more.
For working parents, coronavirus has meant taking on the role of teacher while schools were shut, while also having to adapt to remote working themselves. They were essentially left with two full-time jobs over the six months in lockdown.
UK workers feel compelled to demonstrate availability to employers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic despite a rise in flexible working arrangements.
That the onset of the current pandemic has pushed the flexible working agenda centre stage is undeniable. Many, many more people have been supported by their employer to work remotely, and those working remotely have in many cases been supported to flex their hours, particularly parents affected by schools and childcare settings closing.
'Hidden fractures' caused by working from home are forming in the workforce and risk causing irreparable damage to cultures and productivity, according to new research from digital culture platform Totem.
Payroll has come into its own in the past six months. There has never been a greater focus on the importance of having solid payroll than during this pandemic.
Organisations with flexible and family-friendly policies have seen increased levels of productivity throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
As HR teams prepare for the long months ahead – facing redundancies, blended working, end of furlough and a turbulent job market – we highlight some of the brilliant initiatives helping employees get back on track.
As workers return from furlough and businesses begin to awake from enforced hibernation, HR will need to overcome some tricky challenges.
Last week the chancellor announced his winter economic plans, with chilling consequences for millions of workers.