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About Joanne Regan-Iles

Joanne is a senior HR Leader with a proven track record of adding significant value to large corporate companies in all areas of HR and people engagement strategy across Europe in fast paced BPO environments. Joanne has particular experience at developing and implementing strategic people related programmes, which build high performing teams and deliver real benefits at an operational level.

Planning, preparation and patience! – juggling home schooling and work

The third national Covid-19 lockdown has seen huge strains placed on working parents due to the Whitehall-led decision to once again close schools and most nurseries. It would be fair to say that the first school closures in March last year were uncertain and daunting for everyone, and this time round parents knew at little more about what to expect both in terms of demands on their time and support from school.

Article by 11 February 2021

Why Trust is Critical to Your Return to Work Strategy

As the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is motoring forward with plans to get people back into work and relaxing the two-metre rule to allow businesses to reopen, employers are developing plans to bring employees back to work safely, giving careful thought to flexible working schedules, seating configurations, visitor policies, use of lifts, food delivery, and much more.

Article by 20 July 2020

How to prepare for people coming back into the workplace

As the lockdown restrictions begin to be eased across the UK, more workers are being asked to return to the workplace and many of us are thinking beyond the immediate crisis and looking to the long term impact on our people and operations.

This is a unique time for employers to really affect change, build resilience in your work force, enhance your organisation’s competitive edge and ensure future proofing to meet the changing nature of the business world, here are my thoughts;

Article by 22 June 2020

Enter a New Reality of Employee Training –
Prepare your workforce with simulated learning that mirrors real-life scenarios.

When virtual reality (VR) technology first came out it was a novelty primarily seen as an innovative way for gamers to dive into a digital world. It has grown into something so much more—a collaborative and interactive application that is a key tool in any modern workplace’s arsenal. Organisations that want to meet the expectations of the millennial and Gen Z workforce need to understand the types of technology they prefer to use, both for personal and professional use.

Article by 20 February 2020