Employees go underappreciated in pandemic

Employees are dissatisfied with the amount of employer recognition they are getting during the pandemic.

Furloughing employees risks fracturing the workforce

HR teams must be aware placing employees on the furlough scheme for long periods of time risks causing fractures in the workforce.

Do digital co-workers bully and discriminate?

TUC research has concluded it’s more than likely - rather than a way of reducing discrimination and unconscious bias in the workplace, the use of ‘objective’ non-human artificial intelligence (AI) has...

Ignore the big taboo of insecurity at your peril

Organisational culture is a beast fed by thousands of tiny interactions every day. And the most destructive interactions – things like gossip, cliques, hiding mistakes or resisting change – are often...

Coronavirus pandemic widens graduate inequalities

The pandemic has widened inequalities between graduates that were privately educated and those that were state educated.

Divorced employees need more HR support

Over half (57%) of employees going through divorce feel inadequately supported at work and it is having an impact on retention.

Roadmap out of lockdown: where next for HR?

HR magazine is excited to announce its next HR Lunchtime Debate about the roadmap out of lockdown: where next for HR?

Insights

A stress risk assessment could transform the workplace

Stress is the scourge of the modern workplace, but if coronavirus has taught us anything it’s that necessity is still the mother of invention.

How can HR introduce more environmentally friendly benefits?

As the climate crisis continues, there is mounting pressure on companies to showcase a commitment to sustainability. But how can HR respond through less environmentally damaging benefits?

Features

Earth Day: how HR can use sustainability to attract top talent

Green credentials and sustainability initiatives are a good way of attracting top talent, according to a new study by sustainability consultancy Anthesis.

HR Lunchtime Debate on employee belonging now available on demand

Creating a sense of belonging is about more than just celebrating differences in your organisation, it’s a question of authenticity.

Aegon's Siobhan Martin on pushing through the roadblocks

Aegon HR chief Siobhan Martin’s commitment to helping others achieve all they can is driven by a desire to engage on a very human level and make the workplace a better place for everyone.