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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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Returning to work safely: your brand is at stake

28 May 2020

'We are seeing leaders rushing to get employees back into the office based on misguided notions that remote workers are less productive, less engaged and less cooperative.'

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No better time for HR to boost data analytics capability, says CIPD

27 May 2020

There is significant demand for HR data analytics and evidence-based decision-making, but only a handful of HR practitioners are using...

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Is coronavirus the ultimate test in ethical leadership for HR?

27 May 2020

Whether it’s furlough or free healthcare, companies’ actions during the coronavirus have come under greater scrutiny than ever. Will the...

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Post-coronavirus: How companies can learn from blockchain

27 May 2020

Tamara Haasen describes how blockchain influences the peer-to-peer structure of technology company IOHK and how all employers could apply it...

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How can music improve productivity and focus?

22 May 2020

We know that music can make a huge difference to mood, but what about productivity? Greg Aiello from PRS explains...

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Immigration Bill is ‘not fair and not in the national interest’

18 May 2020

Labour accuses government of undervaluing people in low paid jobs in the health and social care sector and says immigration bill will make them feel unwelcome in this country.

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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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