Workplace culture

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KPMG partners leave firm after WhatsApp probe

A misconduct investigation at services giant KPMG into the use of WhatsApp messages by a senior manager has led to the departure of three top executives.

How a new conflict resolution process improved openness at Aviva

30 Jul 2019

While many organisations might be tightening up their grievance processes, Aviva is taking a more informal approach to conflict resolution.

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How employees are using social activism to make their voices heard

16 Jul 2019

With traditional union membership in decline, employees are finding new ways to voice their opposition to corporate decisions, as shown...

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Automation could widen gender pay gap

16 Jul 2019

There is a risk that automation in the workplace will widen the gender pay gap and increase inequality, an in-depth study has found.

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HR outsourcing (HRO) in depth guide

An in-depth guide to HRO: How is HR outsourcing changing? 

15 Jul 2019

HR outsourcing (HRO) has matured. Once little more than a cost-cutting exercise, outsourcing your HR – or specialisms within it...

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Transforming culture: How to bring people with you through change (webinar)

4 Jul 2019

ON DEMAND | Look at any HR trends right now and the focus is on workplace culture. Or explicitly, having a culture that supports transformational change...

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What risks arise from employee ‘tipping’ apps?

28 Jun 2019

Peer-to-peer “tipping” schemes are rising in popularity in the workplace, but these “recognise and reward” programmes should come with a...

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Festival of Work: Why job automation is an opportunity, not a threat

14 Jun 2019

The implications of job automation was hotly debated by speakers at the CIPD's Festival of Work this week, where Gary Kasparov was among the key speakers

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Psychological safety at work: it’s not about being “nice”

12 Jun 2019

Studies show that trust and psychological safety in the workplace help employees perform better. But there’s more to creating this...

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A third of BAME employees asked to westernise their name

23 May 2019

Almost one in three ethnic minority employees have been asked to adopt a ‘Western’ work name by a manager –...

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One in three say their employer won’t consider culture improvements

30 Apr 2019

A third of staff think their employer is “stuck in its ways” and won’t consider how to improve its culture...

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Three quarters of people want less physical contact at work

24 Apr 2019

Three quarters of UK workers (76%) want the amount of physical contact they experience in the workplace reduced, while 42%...

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Half of job candidates sold an ‘unrealistic dream’

27 Mar 2019

Research from pre-hire assessment start-up ThriveMap has shown that 48% of employees have left a role because it wasn’t what...

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How a great people culture has boosted Metro Bank’s performance

7 Mar 2019

In a round table discussion at the UNLEASH Conference & Expo in London later this month, Metro Bank’s chief people...

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Culture eats the stockmarket for breakfast

27 Feb 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT | Here, Nic Marks explains why companies with a good work culture are more successful - and he’s got evidence to prove it. If you’d like to learn more...

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