Benefits

Seven ways of dealing with return-to-work childcare issues

Although more workplaces will reopen on 4 July, schools and other childcare settings such as holiday clubs are unlikely to...

One in four working carers consider leaving job

24 Jun 2020

A quarter of working carers have considered giving up their job as they are unable to balance their career and...

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Government publishes guide on safety for businesses due to re-open

24 Jun 2020

The government has published guidance on how businesses can safely re-open after announcing that a further easing of the coronavirus...

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Two-thirds of employers have introduced new wellbeing benefits

16 Jun 2020

More than two-thirds of organisations have introduced new wellbeing benefits to support employees during the coronavirus pandemic, a poll by...

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Plan to fully reopen primary schools before summer scrapped

9 Jun 2020

Plans to allow all primary school children in England to return to the classroom before the summer holidays have been...

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Family emergencies abroad may require a month off work

9 Jun 2020

An employment lawyer has warned that staff who have travelled abroad to handle a family emergency may need to take...

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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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Lockdown pressures on mothers could stall gender pay gap progress

27 May 2020

Childcare pressures and a reduction in paid working hours brought about by the lockdown could risk reversing some of the...

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Return to work: employers’ questions answered

14 May 2020

Can our office reopen yet? Do we have to provide staff with PPE? Many concerns about the return to work...

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Coronavirus will widen gender gaps at work and home

14 May 2020

More women will lose their jobs than men and the coronavirus will widen gender gaps both at work and at...

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Cycle to work

Commuter confusion after Prime Minister’s transport comments

11 May 2020

People advised not to use public transport but to drive, cycle or walk to workplace.

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WFH: Motivating call-centre staff through Covid-19

23 Apr 2020

Say “frontline” in the current climate of coronavirus and you think of health workers, supermarket staff or other workers providing...

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Company car drivers offered tax relief during coronavirus lockdown

3 Apr 2020

Employees with company cars who are unable to use them because of the current lockdown are to be granted some...

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Better communication is key to unlocking the value of health and wellbeing benefits

3 Apr 2020

With this month (April) being the start of a new financial year, Paul Avis argues that now is a good...

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Top 10 HR questions March 2020: Coronavirus

2 Apr 2020

The coronavirus pandemic dominated the top 10 most popular FAQs in March.
The coronavirus outbreak is having a big impact...

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