Hybrid working

Proximity bias stopping employers from finding new talent

Companies equating hard work with being in the office are living in the past according to Paul Hamer, CEO of construction company Sir Robert McAlpine.

Achieving the sweet spot – the balance between people needs and business needs

Some of you reading this will no doubt have been discussing hybrid working with your clients or colleagues. If you have, then maybe you’ve experienced some extremes in thinking, with different groups...

Remote staff taking more mental health leave than those on-site

Remote workers are more likely to take time off for mental health related reasons than employees who work on-site.

Case studies: How employers strike a healthy balance with tech use

Striking a healthy balance in terms of tech usage can be a fine art. Here's how GitHub, Zurich and Howes Percival are mindful with technology.

How technology can help build fairer organisations

While the environment remains a key focus, truly sustainable companies must also consider their responsibilities in the broader social context.

How to make remote work eco-friendly

Working from home, despite cutting the commute, may not be as eco-friendly as it seems. Claire Muir finds out what it takes to make hybrid work greener

Connecting in a hybrid environment

Creating connections that last in hybrid working environments is one of HR’s main challenges, argues Guy Lubitsh.

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Hybrid working could drive gender promotion gap

Male tendency to prioritise the office over family time could widen gendered gaps in the workforce, according to professor of organisational psychology and health at University of Manchester Cary...

HR services failing to make software mobile-friendly

HR departments are working to make their services mobile-friendly to keep up with employee demand.

Working from home – are your employees’ home offices fit for purpose?

Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of my employer clients have opened new offices, from Sussex to Scotland and further afield in sunnier, overseas locations, such as France, Italy and New...

Women more comfortable at work in hybrid working era

As more companies adopt a hybrid working model for their employees, women are seeing more benefits than men.

Employees more optimistic of four-day week than employers

Nearly half (44%) of employees believe a four-day week will happen within the next five years compared to 37% of employers.