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.

Nearly two in five given work shifts at short notice

Research finds that the issue is more prominent among people from ethnic minorities and the low-paid.

Can you afford to make staff redundant?

30 Mar 2021

Faced with financial pressures, reducing headcount seems the logical next step. But redundancy carries its own direct and hidden costs, and there are alternatives …

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Pink Squid and Vodafone are class act at RAD Awards 2021

26 Mar 2021

Vodafone and Pink Squid received the 2021 Work of the Year at the 2021 RAD Awards, hosted online yesterday evening...

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Lastminute.com: How communication helped the switch to remote working

15 Mar 2021

Lastminute.com has made use of Workplace by Facebook for a number of communication initiatives.

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Study finds lack of leverage on business jargon

12 Mar 2021

A global services solutions firm has touched base with Personnel Today with an update on the use of business jargon in the UK.

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Vaccinations: What are the challenges for global employers?

19 Feb 2021

With vaccination approaches and availability differing between countries, what part can global organisations play in encouraging uptake and countering misinformation?

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Long-term furlough and unemployment ‘scarring’ workers

18 Feb 2021

The Resolution Foundation says almost two million workers have been out of work or receiving furlough for six months.

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KPMG chair apologises for ‘stop moaning’ lockdown comment

10 Feb 2021

Financial services employees were told to 'stop moaning' and 'playing the victim card' by Bill Michael, who has subsequently apologised.

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BAE Systems to discuss mental health at EB Insights 2021

8 Feb 2021

Claire Walsh, health, wellbeing and injury prevention manager UK and rest of the world at BAE Systems, will discuss how...

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Remote working: top tips for wellbeing and connection (webinar)

27 Jan 2021

ON DEMAND | The pandemic has been tough on your employees. Not only have they endured multiple lockdowns that have cut off...

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Covid-19: Will ‘anti-vaxxers’ pose a problem for HR?

7 Dec 2020

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the mass use of a Covid vaccine and...

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Top 10 Covid-related claims employers could face in 2021

4 Dec 2020

The Government’s furlough scheme, large-scale redundancies, safe working concerns and the rise of flexible working will have a big impact...

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How agile HR leadership drives resilience (webinar)

24 Nov 2020

ON-DEMAND | HR leaders have had to steer organisations through unprecented change...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Director of the Year shortlist

18 Nov 2020

With just days until the winners of the Personnel Today Awards are announced, we profile the shortlist for one of the most hotly-contested categories. 

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How to localise engagement during lockdown

17 Nov 2020

Many organisations with distributed workforces have struggled to keep messaging and communications consistent during a series of lockdowns. Digital platforms...

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