Vicky Robinson joins the next HR Lunchtime Debate

Vicky Robinson, workforce strategy and culture leader at PwC, will join HR magazine's next Lunchtime Debate on the roadmap out of lockdown: where next for HR?

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Automation helped HR through stress of pandemic

New research has found 73% of HR professionals said automation helped them survive the heavy workload created by coronavirus.

Employers urged prepare for unknown impact of COVID-19

The full economic impact of the pandemic will not be known "until the government’s furlough plaster is ripped off", says Rhys Moon, director at outplacement specialist Renovo.

New categories added to the HR Excellence Awards 2021

Two new categories have been added to the HR Excellence Awards, that this year will celebrate the magic of HR.

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Josh Bersin's 2021 HR technology trends

If the pandemic made HR the centre of attention of the board for the first time, it also radically changed the HR tech marketplace, and for good.

Flexible hour requests drop with rise in homeworking

The CIPD has urged employers to look beyond offering only remote work and instead develop a number of flexible working options.

Furloughed workers apply for jobs they are overqualified for

The majority (79%) of UK employees on furlough say they are considering applying to jobs below their skill level.

Lessons from the C-Suite: Ash Schofield, Giffgaff

Giffgaff CEO Ash Schofield's one piece of advice for HR professionals is to do stuff you enjoy doing and do it all with a sense of purpose.

Workplace training – getting it right

The recent case of 'Allay v Gehlen' in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) shines the spotlight on workplace training. Training is done for various reasons –including because it is a legal...

Right to work checks have been left too late, according to employment trade body

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has written to home secretary Priti Patel to highlight major concerns about the date set for the start of physical Right to Work checks.

How technology can help you manage the COVID crisis

Managing the different needs of employees a hard task at the best of times. So what about during a pandemic? Technology has the answer. 

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Government must take action to protect workers’ rights, says TUC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the government to stop dithering and deliver on its manifesto promise to boost workers’ rights.