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Creating a different kind of workplace

18 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week encourages employers to focus on 'kindness' at a time when workers throughout the world are beset by feelings of uncertainty.

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National Work from Home Day: employers should consider long-term benefits

15 May 2020

On National Work from Home Day (15 May), organisations are being encouraged to use the ongoing lockdown restrictions to consider...

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Are cleaning services ready for the frontline?

15 May 2020

Cleaning services have moved into the spotlight as the return to the workplace accelerates. But from low wages and insecure...

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How will your star teams perform now they’re working alone?

14 May 2020

Your star performers, or ‘superchickens’, work better together. So how can organisations build social cohesion when everyone is working virtually,...

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HR Director of the Year Fiona Deal: coping with coronavirus through culture change

13 May 2020

We catch up with last year's winner in these unprecedented times...

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David Fairhurst: ‘Drop D&I now and face talent shortages in future’

7 May 2020

Firms that drop diversity and inclusion initiatives could risk “re-marginalising” disadvantaged workers and talent shortages

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The tide turns for workplaces as lockdown eases

5 May 2020

Return to the workplace: should we expect 'normality' or do we stand on the brink of a new era?

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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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Post-lockdown: reintroducing employees to the workplace

4 May 2020

Gartner's Brian Kropp addresses key questions about the post-lockdown workplace environment - what will be the 'new normal'?

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Employer branding: attracting talent during the lockdown

30 Apr 2020

How can businesses attract and recruit the best candidates when everyone's working at home?

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Crisis then calm: How coronavirus is affecting the job of HR

29 Apr 2020

Few would argue that HR teams have not been busy since the coronavirus took hold some weeks ago, but how...

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Global mobility leaders: ‘Your country needs YOU’

28 Apr 2020

One of the best known images of the First World War is the commanding face of Lord Kitchener, his finger...

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Give tasks meaning and lockdown monotony can be defeated

27 Apr 2020

Protecting productivity and decision-making during the lockdown means defeating boredom, argues Professor Binna Kandola

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Furloughing staff is morally wrong and HR should stop it

24 Apr 2020

Why have employers with large cash reserves been allowed to go cap in hand to the government, asks Josh Sunsoa.

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Non-furloughed: What about the employees left behind?

24 Apr 2020

More than 1 million employees have been reported as furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. But there are many...

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