Employee communications

The way in which employers communicate with their workforce is an important part of employee relations. Employers should be aware of the importance of communicating with staff during periods of change in the workplace, particularly where the change is brought on by difficult economic circumstances, which may lead to new or amended job duties, organisational restructuring and redundancies.


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How communication can support better mental health at work

Employers are arguably more open to mental health conversations than ever before, realising the benefits of supporting staff through stress...

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Why employee happiness really matters, and how you can achieve it

13 Nov 2017

How much value should be placed on employees’ happiness and what impact does this really have on business success and...

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Employer insolvency: What lessons can be learned from Jaeger’s woes?

5 Jul 2017

Jaeger’s problems are the latest warning for employers to know their duties to staff in cases of employer insolvency. Chris...

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Three ways to prevent communication breakdown in teams

22 Jun 2017

Employees rate bad communication as one of the key reasons they feel disengaged with employers. So how can HR support...

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Employees can feel overwhelmed by too many changes, so how you present them is hugely important
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Behavioural science and employee engagement: Is HR doing enough?

24 May 2017

Behavioural science and its role in the workplace is becoming better understood all the time. Dominic Wylie looks at some...

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Six ways every employer should be using video (webinar)

9 May 2017

ON DEMAND | Tues 6 June 2017, 2pm. We explore six ways that employers should use video – and not just in their L&D...

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Personnel Today Awards 2016: HR Supplier Partnership shortlist announced

15 Sep 2016

The shortlist has now been announced for this year’s HR Supplier Partnership Award, the category that recognises the achievements of...

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Theresa May arrives in China for the G20 where she rejected the idea of points-based immigration rules for EU workers. Photo: Xinhua News Agency/REX/Shutterstock

Brexit: practical five-point checklist for employers

5 Sep 2016

As Theresa May rejects the idea of a points-based immigration scheme for EU workers, employers continue to face uncertainty as...

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Theresa May promises worker representatives on boards

11 Jul 2016

The UK’s next prime minister Theresa May has vowed to put worker representatives on boards of major companies and to...

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Social media and employee voice: go with the flow or fight the tide?

17 May 2016

Social media appears to be the ideal platform for employers to harness employees’ voices, but many organisations are hesitant about...

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Use of Yammer and Jive increases engagement, finds XpertHR

20 Jan 2016

Internal social media platforms such as Yammer and Jive are on the radar of more than one-third of organisations as...

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Employment law in Mexico: six striking facts

18 Jan 2016

Do blue-collar and white-collar workers have to be paid at different intervals? Is it mandatory to pay Mexican employees a...

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Software gives suggestion scheme a boost at Waitrose

17 Sep 2015

Suggestion schemes are nothing new, but underpin them with idea management software and they can boost engagement and even save...

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Are your employees really happy? How can you be sure? (webinar)

3 Aug 2015

ON DEMAND | Good employers have long understood the importance of researching the feelings of their staff through an employee opinion survey...

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HR Team of the year 2015

Ticket to success: how London Overground became HR team of the year

9 Jun 2015

Introducing driver-only operated trains at London Overground could have been a recipe for industrial unrest and employee dissatisfaction, but last...

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