Wellbeing

Coronavirus: workers worried about future and ‘overwhelmed’ by the news

Almost half (47%) of UK adults say their mental health has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak – especially those...

Furlough in action: BA, M&S, Disney, McAlpine and more

2 Apr 2020

Employers are putting thousands of staff on furlough to reduce their costs and seek to protect their employment  during a...

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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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Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

2 Apr 2020

The qualities of good leadership often seem more explicit during a crisis. But by understanding these qualities, employers can nurture...

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April 2020 employment law changes: eight tasks for HR

2 Apr 2020

Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines....

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Frontline health workers granted visa extension

1 Apr 2020

Home secretary Priti Patel has announced that frontline NHS workers whose visas are due to expire before 1 October will...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

1 Apr 2020

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

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Apprenticeship providers “on brink of collapse”

1 Apr 2020

Private apprenticeship training providers are “on the brink of collapse” after failing to secure financial support from the Department for...

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Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

1 Apr 2020

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

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Labour urges government to close non-essential workplaces

1 Apr 2020

The shadow employment minister has called or all non-essential workplaces to be closed in a letter to the prime minister....

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‘Emergency brake’ on minimum wage rises may be needed

1 Apr 2020

As the national living wage rate increases by more than 6%, the economic uncertainty posed by the coronavirus means the...

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Protect your vulnerable employees during isolation

1 Apr 2020

PROMOTED | These past two weeks have seen a seismic change in how organisations, employees and our nation operate, as we collectively tackle the Coronavirus.

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Unions and retailers at odds over warehouse social distancing

31 Mar 2020

Warehouse workers and delivery drivers register concerns over lack of social distancing in workplace.

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‘What has surprised me about the coronavirus crisis’

31 Mar 2020

Key speakers at a recent London conference on the Covid-19 outbreak reflect on the seismic changes in the month since the forum.

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Coronavirus: Home Office speeds up right to work checks

31 Mar 2020

Right to work checks can now be carried out using scanned or online documents.

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