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Under 35s are forcing a workplace shift

The annual Work+Family Snapshot measuring employee attitudes has been published by Bright Horizons, the employer solutions, back-up care and nursery provider.     The balance of power has moved from employer to employee when it comes to the rules of the workplace - according to a survey of 1,750 workers. 

Contributor: Denise Priest, Executive Director, Work and Family Solutions - Bright Horizons | Published: 30 May 2023

Why the apathy towards quality of leadership?

A survey of more than 2,000 employees and business leaders has found a concerning trend; that one in ten people in the UK would be unwilling to question poor leadership in any scenario – including at times when they know about an abuse of power, micromanagement practices, or poor treatment of a fellow colleague in the workplace. If this attitude is present in business, it doesn’t bode well for politics either…. Furthermore, of the business leaders questioned for this survey, a similar number – one in ten – would not question their own leadership in any given scenario.

Contributor: Lorraine Mills, Principal Consultant - Right Management | Published: 30 May 2023

What’s behind the surge in “bleisure travel” ? 

Business travel is predicted to surge and bleisure travel has taken off, according to the Global Rescue Spring 2023 Travelers Sentiment and Safety Survey. Seventy percent of business travelers responding say their work-related travel will match or exceed pre-pandemic levels in 2023. The majority of business travelers taking the survey (65%) will include bleisure travel, adding extra days to their business trip for personal or leisure activities.

Contributor: Dan Richards, CEO - Global Rescue Companies | Published: 29 May 2023

UK businesses record 30 percent increase in sick leave

New analysis of over 2,000 businesses has revealed that the average business has seen a sharp rise in sick leave - with 30% more days lost in the last year due to short and long-term sickness.

Contributor: Charles Butterworth - Access PeopleHR | Published: 29 May 2023

HR transformation is a top priority

HR transformation has become a top priority for organisations, with 81% of organisations having it on their roadmap over the next two years. However, 65% of organisations have delayed their efforts due to a lack of resources and/or time.

Contributor: Michael Campbell, Commercial Director - AdviserPlus, | Published: 28 May 2023

Whistleblowing culture developing in countries worldwide

There is growing evidence that HR departments in companies across the world recognise the benefits of encouraging employees to speak up to report wrongdoing in the workplace.

Contributor: Tim Smith, director - Safecall | Published: 28 May 2023

Over half of UK professionals don’t update their CV

A new study by TopCV finds more than half of UK professionals fail to update their CV often enough. Learn how often you should update your CV – and how to do so as painlessly as possible.

Contributor: Amanda Augustine - TopCV | Published: 27 May 2023

Productivity decline continues to hit financial services sector

New data from ActiveOps shows operational performance at financial services institutions further deteriorated by 7% in the first quarter of 2023.  Optimising capacity across diverse processes and teams presents a growing challenge. Operational efficiency largely impacted by complexities of remote and hybrid working, pressure to cut costs, and escalating levels of compliance and risk controls

Contributor: Richard Jeffery, chief executive officer - ActiveOps | Published: 27 May 2023

Older generations fail to acknowledge ongoing racial prejudices

Analysing concerning new data, experts behind EDGE Empower, the leading software for workplace diversity, equity and inclusion, detail why organizations must engage with ongoing DE&I issues in the workplace and understand where different generations converge and where they diverge in their values and expectations. 

Contributor: Aniela Unguresan, Founder - EDGE Certified Foundation | Published: 26 May 2023