Office culture

Supporting LGBT+ staff in the wake of cancelled London Pride

News of London Pride's cancellation for the second year due to coronavirus restrictions is a blow to many in the LGBT+ community.

Working parents the most eager to return to the office

A huge majority (81%) of working parents at small UK businesses are looking forward to returning to the workplace after time spent juggling remote work with childcare over the summer holidays.

Workplace relationships nose dive after a year of remote working

Workplace relationships have taken a huge hit during the COVID pandemic, given 22% of UK workers meet their partner or spouse at work.

Does your hybrid working dream match the reality? – Part Two

Finding a home/office balance that meets the needs of all staff will require effective two-way communication, says Lila Skountridaki, Oliver Mallett and Abigail Marks.

Does your hybrid working dream match the reality?

Finding a home/office balance that meets the needs of all staff will require effective two-way communication, says Lila Skountridaki, Oliver Mallett and Abigail Marks.

Is your organisation effectively addressing its employee needs?

Improving employee experience begins with understanding an employee’s point of view, but some organisations are currently failing to do that.

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What’s holding back a flexible working Bill for employees?

A private member’s bill that seeks to reform the law on flexible working was introduced into Parliament in June. Put forward by Tulip Siddiq, shadow education minister, the Bill has cross-party...

Returning to offices will benefit young people, says Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is keen for young people to return to the office, arguing working from home can have a negative impact on their careers.

How can HR manage coronavirus conflict in the workplace?

As UK businesses start to reopen offices across the country, many employees are sharing workplaces for the first time in over a year, risking a sudden clash of opinions on the coronavirus pandemic.

Apple staff campaign against return to office

Employees at Apple have launched a campaign to contest CEO Tim Cook’s plans to have everyone return to the office at least three days a week.

Hybrid workplaces risk creating a two-tier structure

There is a 50/50 split between UK employees offered full-time hybrid working options (48%) and those who haven't (52%), according to a LinkedIn poll run by HR magazine.

Employers need to change ‘outdated’ office-centric mentalities

Employers with an office-centric mentality must adapt and move away from outdated ways of working, says Alexia Cambon, research director at Gartner HR.