Remote workers ‘should spend at least two days in office’

A study finds that while remote working is linked to positive wellbeing, it has little effect on stress and productivity.

Balancing work and life: Why flexibility is a two-way street

7 Sep 2017

Even fast-growing companies need to keep an eye on retaining talented employees as their work and home responsibilities change. This...

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Millennials: Is your employee experience relevant enough?

14 Jun 2017

There are hordes of clichés around millennial workers, but which attributes should your organisation keep front of mind when hiring ...

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Flexible working: seven ways for HR to make the business case

15 May 2014

The Children and Families Act will extend the right to request flexible working to all employees and introduce a right...

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Managing the risks to lone workers

1 Mar 2013

Lone workers can face risks those in an office environment may not even think about. Walter Brennan explains how to...

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Communication: the ‘fifth mode of transport’

19 May 2011

With high stress levels and long working hours, is it still sensible for people to spend hours commuting to the...

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Swine flu: guidance and advice for employers and HR

5 Jan 2011

Another outbreak of Swine flu has hit the UK, and is expected to hit employees and employers severely.  With significant rise in the...

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Snow: A guide for employers on pay, leave, safety and employee rights during severe weather

1 Dec 2010

Snow, ice and extreme temperatures continue to plunge the UK into chaos, meaning that HR and employers have more people-related...

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Service is Paramount for restaurant chain HR chief

6 Feb 2009

Snowed-in HR director Lesley Cotton got up at 6am last Monday to ensure her business ran smoothly through the Arctic...

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Rates, limits and levels of statutory pay, benefits and rights

28 Aug 2008

How long does someone have to work for you before they qualify for statutory maternity pay? What is the national...

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One million UK employees admit to losing confidential data

21 Nov 2007

HMRC is not alone in failing to protect confidential information. According to a new survey from Navigant Consulting, conducted by YouGov, more...

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Orange outlines flexible working challenges as one-quarter of flexible workers admit to no formal agreement

27 Jun 2007

With one-third of staff working non-standard hours, another survey points to the challenges faced by UK employers in dealing with...

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5 Jul 2006

Lorna Townsend and Jameel Mann, of the employment team at Steeles, provide tips on drawing up a homeworking policy.

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Win an exclusive invitation to the WorkWise UK summit

25 Apr 2006

Personnel Today has 30 tickets to give away to the exclusive WorkWise UK summit, held at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster, London, on Wednesday 3 May.

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Work Wise Week starts on 3 May

30 Mar 2006

Firms are being urged to work 'smarter' by taking part in Work Wise Week in May.

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