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Major gap revealed in workplace policies on women's health

Major gap revealed in workplace policies on women's health

A national survey has revealed that UK employers are failing to deliver appropriate workplace policies to support women’s reproductive healthcare needs. As identified in the Government’s recent ‘Vision for Women’s Health Strategy’ the UK has suffered decades ...

Contributor Gwenda Burns, Chief Executive - Fertility Network UK, | Published: January 20, 2022

Should employers mandate the use of gender pronouns in the workplace?

Should employers mandate the use of gender pronouns in the workplace?

Over the past year, the topics of gender and gender pronouns have received an ever-growing amount of attention within public discourse. Businesses have begun to incorporate the lessons from these discussions into everyday practice, and ...

Contributor Dr Ashley Williams, psychologist - Pearn Kandola | Published: June 30, 2021

The Great Resignation will get worse in 2022. It doesn’t have to.

The Great Resignation will get worse in 2022. It doesn’t have to.

Omicron has brought a new uncertainty to businesses, families and economies. The crisis has hit multiple sectors still suffering from the first COVID pandemic and has occurred as employees across the land have begun to ...

Contributor Rite Trehan - DARE Worldwide | Published: January 3, 2022

Majority of professionals would leave if not offered work flexibility

Majority of professionals would leave if not offered work flexibility

Majority of UK professionals would leave their jobs if not offered the flexibility they desire Morgan McKinley, the global professional recruitment firm, has launched its 2022 Salary Guide. As part of the guide, research was conducted to ...

Contributor David Leithead - Morgan McKinley | Published: January 20, 2022

Worrying rise in workplace drug use

Worrying rise in workplace drug use

Employers are being advised on the importance of workplace drug testing after the number of drug tests returning positive rose by 54 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels. * Cocaine saw the second biggest rise, with ...

Contributor Alyssa James - AlphaBiolabs | Published: January 21, 2022

Revealed: Top UK and Ireland Employers for 2021

Revealed: Top UK and Ireland Employers for 2021

A total of 98 organisations in the UK and Ireland have been named in the 2021 global list of Top Employers. The list compiled by Top Employers Institute includes new entrants Dunnhumby, ABB UK, FedEx Express ...

Contributor Phil Sproston, Regional Manager (UK & Ireland) - Top Employers Institute | Published: January 25, 2021

Five HR Challenges of 2022

Five HR Challenges of 2022

Global research* has identified five main HR challenges in today’s organisations. Addressing each of these will allow businesses to better prepare for 2022, moving out of crisis towards stronger and more resilient workplace cultures. The ...

Contributor Robert Ordever, MD, O.C - Tanner Europe | Published: December 18, 2021

Three percent pay rise on the cards as business confidence improves

Three percent pay rise on the cards as business confidence improves

UK employers expect to increase salaries by 3 percent on average next year following a better-than-expected 2021, according to the latest Salary Trends Report by ECA International (ECA). Signalling a boost in confidence from businesses ...

Contributor Oliver Browne, Remuneration Manager - ECA International | Published: November 24, 2021

War for Talent set to intesify in 2021, here's why

War for Talent set to intesify in 2021, here's why

Despite the economic carnage wrought by the pandemic, 2021 will see the ‘war for talent’ re-emerge, according to senior HR professionals. Randstad Risesmart UK polled 85 HRs from organisations employing approximately 50,000 people in total to ...

Contributor Peter Fallow, City Light | Published: March 2, 2021

Distributed work is only likely to get more complex

Distributed work is only likely to get more complex

Workplace stress and burnout have been at an all-time over the past two years, however, according to new research from Splashtop, a third of IT leaders (34%) feel less stressed at work thanks to  secure ...

Contributor Alexander Draaijer, General Manager EMEA - Splashtop. | Published: January 19, 2022