Amid the current crisis there is emerging a once-in-a-generation opportunity for HR professionals to take centre stage.
Employers are taking action to reduce their gender pay gap due to concerns of the ‘naming and shaming effect’ poor pay equity can have on their ability to attract the best talent.
Almost a quarter (24%) of those with a mental health condition do not believe they have the same career progression as other colleagues.
As workers return from furlough and businesses begin to awake from enforced hibernation, HR will need to overcome some tricky challenges.
The UK government is now advising office workers to work from home again where possible following a rise in the number of coronavirus cases across the country.
Nearly a third of employers are currently redesigning job roles in response to the coronavirus pandemic as they look to build more agile, adaptable workforces moving forward, according to new research from international recruitment consultancy Robert Half UK.
Recent statistics from the ONS revealed that occurrences of depression in the UK had doubled since the start of the year. Our Divided Together report found that one of the key places this is being felt is the workplace, with half of the UK workforce seeing its mental health decline in the last few months.
Furlough and unemployment are having a significant negative impact on the mental health of 18 to 24-year olds, says new analysis from the Health Foundation.
Managing an international workforce during COVID-19 has added an extra layer of challenges due to the ever-shifting rules and regulations to contain the spread of the virus. It’s important that employers keep up with these changes, are aware of the impact on their employees, and take appropriate measures to support their workforce.
A crisis can often set the stage for change and provide an opportunity for businesses to re-evaluate their focus, in some cases marking a turning point on issues that have long lacked progress.
Talent has been named the most significant threat to business growth since the emergence of COVID-19, yet CEOs are still more likely to spend on technology than they are on people.