Business continuity

How should employers deal with the holiday conundrum?

With millions rolling over annual leave in the hope of holiday later in the year are firms storing up problems for themselves, particularly as burnout takes its toll?

Budget 2021: Furlough extension, business cash grants and more

3 Mar 2021

HR sector representatives, law firms and recruitment experts react to the measures announced in the budget.

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Eight-fold increase in leave requests after roadmap announcement

24 Feb 2021

The announcement about lockdown easing plans prompted a boom in annual leave requests.

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Government expands access to workplace Covid-19 rapid tests

8 Feb 2021

Employers hope that providing rapid Covid-19 testing for staff will detect virus in people not showing symptoms, allowing them to continue operating.

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‘Work at home? That’s scaremongering’: business risk and Covid lessons

8 Dec 2020

Experts look back over the past nine months and gauge lessons learned.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 winners: NHS praised for Covid response

27 Nov 2020

NHS England and Improvement has been crowned the overall winner at this...

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‘Infodemic’ and ‘Covid myopia’ pose risks to global workforce

26 Nov 2020

Risks facing the global workforce have reached their highest level since 2016, with a growing ‘infodemic’ and mental health issues among significant challenges.

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: HR Team of the Year shortlist

23 Nov 2020

The Personnel Today Awards winners will be announced on Thursday. Our final shortlist spotlight centres on the teams in the...

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Building skills the top priority for HR leaders in 2021

16 Nov 2020

Gartner study also finds a lack of diversity is undermining confidence and trust in leadership.

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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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Woman returning to office

Reboot your company culture for the socially distanced workplace

29 May 2020

Getting culture right as lockdown eases will see businesses retain employees. Get it wrong and they will risk losing valued people.

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Lower earners more likely to work through lockdown

27 May 2020

People on lower incomes are more likely to be classified as key workers and continue to go to work during...

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Dyson return to work plan delayed by employee objections

22 May 2020

Staff at engineering firm Dyson were reportedly angered last Friday by a request to return to the workplace at short...

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How HR helped set up Bristol’s NHS Nightingale Hospital

4 May 2020

All HR teams have had to rise to new challenges in the past weeks, but the HR team at Defence...

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Guidance planned to set out safe return to work

30 Apr 2020

The government is set to publish guidance on how workplaces could safely re-open at some point after the coronavirus lockdown...

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