HR practice

Emergency Volunteer Leave: what HR needs to know

Announced in the Coronavirus Bill last month, the government intends to introduce a temporary right to statutory emergency volunteering leave...

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The lasting effects of coronavirus on HR and business

9 Apr 2020

The Covid-19 crisis will change how we work in future. Gartner’s Brian Kropp looks at the impact of the pandemic...

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Bank holidays: five things employers need to know

9 Apr 2020

Most of the the UK has eight permanent bank holidays per year: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May...

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Coronavirus: nearly nine in 10 fear for their health

8 Apr 2020

Almost nine out of 10 (87%) employees fear for their health because of the Covid-19 outbreak, with many feeling isolated,...

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One in six take video calls while partially clothed

8 Apr 2020

Employees are thinking twice before switching their camera on for a work-related video call, it has emerged, with one in...

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We’re living in capsules now, but let’s take the positives

6 Apr 2020

We can compare our current experience to those of scientists stationed in the polar regions - yes, really.

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April 2020 employment law changes: eight tasks for HR

6 Apr 2020

Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines....

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Agency staff gain new rights under the Good Work Plan

6 Apr 2020

Swedish derogation contracts finally become unlawful from today, as REC calls for coronavirus clarification for agency staff.

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Research: Furlough is curtailing job losses

3 Apr 2020

The government’s furlough scheme is discouraging companies to cut jobs after research this week revealed that only one in 20...

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How can essential employers cope with increased demand on HR?

3 Apr 2020

With so much focus on furlough and emergency support for struggling employers during the coronavirus crisis, what about those organisations...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

1 Apr 2020

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

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‘What has surprised me about the coronavirus crisis’

31 Mar 2020

Key speakers at a recent London conference on the Covid-19 outbreak reflect on the seismic changes in the month since the forum.

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Managers must improve mental health support during coronavirus crisis

31 Mar 2020

Better communication needed if employee mental health is to be safeguarded during Covid-19 crisis.

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Businesses to pursue automation after coronavirus crisis

30 Mar 2020

EY's capital barometer reveals latest business thinking on automation and resilience after the Covid-19 crisis.

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Airline crew asked to join NHS Nightingale Hospitals initiative

30 Mar 2020

Thousands of EasyJet and Virgin employees have been asked to work at the temporary NHS hospitals.

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