Reputation

How to be your professional self on social media

Businesses routinely monitor employee online profiles to ensure they are presenting a professional image.

How HR can avoid reputational mistakes

Employers have never been more aware of the importance of a healthy organisational culture. The problem for many, however, is how to get there. From listening to the employee voice to driving change...

Rise in redundancies could have long-lasting consequences, HR warned

Planned redundancies increased by 103% at the start of 2022, posing a risk to company reputation.

P&O's PR disaster exposes HR's critical role in risk management

Ethical failures, like the recent firing of 800 staff without consultation by ferry company P&O, can prove costly to business and seriously damage people’s lives. Employers – and HR – say experts...

Failure to attract workers puts key sectors at risk

Key sectors, including food production, construction, and health and social care, are under threat of collapse as British workers reject essential jobs.

Social media is damaging young professionals' careers

Almost half (47%) of graduate and entry-level workers said their online presence has harmed their job prospects.

Workers sceptical of employers' green claims

Nearly half (43%) of employees say their company is guilty of greenwashing, where companies make empty claims about their environmental footprint.

How to manage redundancy of an employee on long-term sickness absence

Compassionately dealing with an employee who is on long-term sickness leave can be challenging for those who do not have the expertise, and the addition of a redundancy can make it even more complex....