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.


Top 10 HR questions June 2020: flexible furlough and redundancy

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme include the introduction of flexible furlough and the gradual withdrawal of funding.

Survivor’s guilt: supporting staff who have avoided redundancy

12 Jun 2020

With mass redundancies expected over the coming months, it’s easy to focus on supporting those losing their jobs. But ‘survivors’...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

29 May 2020

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

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Acas chief: Why kindness is key at times like these

19 May 2020

Acas chief executive Susan Clews outlines some of the key points from its new mental health guidance and highlights some...

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Eight steps to consider when changing your DC pension

12 May 2020

Changing the defined contribution (DC) pension scheme might be something organisations are considering in the context of furlough or simply...

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Productivity has not suffered due to coronavirus

5 May 2020

Employees have managed to remain productive in most organisations despite the challenges posed by coronavirus, according to a survey by...

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TUC and CBI offer contrasting views of draft return to work guidance

4 May 2020

TUC critical of non-binding guidance; CBI applauds government 'flexibility within a framework'.

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redundancy

Coronavirus pushes redundancy up the agenda but there are complications

1 May 2020

Jonathan Maude looks at the risks and complications inherent in the redundancy process, which many businesses may not have considered

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How Honest Burgers is preparing furloughed staff for the future

24 Apr 2020

The coronavirus lockdown has hit the hospitality sector hard, with thousands of employees currently unable to work. But restaurant chain...

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Coronavirus: How can we prepare for a leader falling ill?

9 Apr 2020

With the Prime Minister in intensive care, the Cabinet is finding a new ‘business as usual’ while its leader recuperates....

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Job postings fall by two thirds in some sectors

6 Apr 2020

Employee reviews reveal that most workers are unhappy with their employer's response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus: What employers need to know (webinar)

19 Mar 2020

ON-DEMAND | As the true impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic becomes apparent, employers are facing...

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Practical ways to deal with coronavirus disruption

16 Mar 2020

Last week’s Budget saw the introduction of a number of measures to support businesses and individuals during the coronavirus crisis....

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Employees on boards do not restrict CEO pay

11 Mar 2020

Having an employee representative on the board does not necessarily mean that a CEO’s pay will be reduced, according to...

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Employee benefits needn’t break the bank: Download ‘Perks on a limited budget’

6 Feb 2020

PROMOTED | Employee perks and benefits are essential on so many levels. They can help tempt top talent through your door...

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