Human Resources

As work and employment rapidly evolve, new business challenges are created. It's important that your HR policies and procedures remain compliant and your people management practices stay up to date. Read more for practical advice on managing your employees effectively, as well as hot topics such as gender pay gap Reporting, diversity and inclusion and employee engagement, along with other HR matters such as succession and workforce planning.

People management for hybrid working

10 September 2021

Many organisations have been forced to revisit their organisational design as a result of the pandemic. Employers are re-evaluating not just where roles are physically located, but also how they are designed, managed and measured as well.

Coronavirus and Jitterbugs: Dealing with return-to-office anxieties

29 July 2021

Many employers are starting a plan to return to the office. The government has suggested a gradual return. Here are some tips on how you can deal with any return-to-office anxieties.

Managing diversity and inclusion within your business

24 June 2021

Mental health is often misunderstood and many still find it difficult to talk about. It is not the same as mental illness, and it is important to know the difference. How can you help as an employer?

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Mental Health Awareness – connecting with nature to improve mental health

27 May 2021

Mental health is often misunderstood and many still find it difficult to talk about. Mental health is not the same as mental illness, and it is important to know the difference. How can you help as an employer?

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Permanent Hybrid working – Where are we now?

30 April 2021

Is it reasonable for employers to require employees to have the coronavirus vaccine? How would this affect employment contracts, policies, and data protection?

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Return to the office – the role of coronavirus testing

24 March 2021

As many organisations start to plan for the return to offices, we look at the role testing might play. Will you need to put a policy in place? How will you get employee buy-in?

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Can an employer require its employees to be vaccinated against coronavirus?

25 February 2021

Is it reasonable for employers to require employees to have the coronavirus vaccine? How would this affect employment contracts, policies, and data protection?

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How should employers tackle the coronavirus vaccinations

29 January 2021

With all employees potentially will be given the chance to have the vaccination in 2021. Employers should now be considering whether to issue a policy covering vaccinations and return to the workplace.

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The Year of Remote Working: What more can you do to help staff work from home?

27 November 2020

We look at how organisations support most of their workforce still working remotely and ensure teams remain productive during this time.

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Homeworking and GDPR recommendations for HR

25 September 2020

As the discussions regarding the benefits of homeworking continue and the option of this becoming a more permanent, longer term arrangement, HR data security must be a key consideration.

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Learning from lockdown – securing employee engagement

28 August 2020

As lockdown eases, employees and employers alike are keen to find a ‘better normal’. How can you ensure you have got the right balance of home and office working practices to keep employees engaged?

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How do you combat inequality in the workplace?

31 July 2020

In our strive for nurturing equality, it is important to understand the gap between where we are now and where we need to be. So how do you start those important conversations.

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Why gender pay gap should still be a priority despite the reporting suspension

26 June 2020

The gender pay gap reporting deadline for April 2020 has been suspended by government due to coronavirus. Find out why employers must keep this important issue on their agenda despite the suspension.

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