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Confidence in productivity is rock bottom

According to figures released today by Citrix, only 6% of IT leaders believe their organisation is set up to enable maximum productivity from employees at the moment – down from the 11% who took this view pre-lockdown.

Contributor: Darren Fields, Vice President, Networking, EMEA - Citrix | Published: 21 September 2020

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Nearly a quarter of female-owned businesses remain closed post lockdown

Women business owners could be making even greater sacrifices than their male counterparts this year as they contend with challenges from the pandemic, a new survey of small business owners has found.

Contributor: Seema Desai, Chief Operating Officer - iwoca | Published: 16 September 2020

More action on diversity and inclusion employees demand

Almost half (46%) of Britain’s workforce think their employer could do more when it comes to diversity, with 58% of employees from Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds agreeing, according to a report from UK-based tech-for-good developer, Culture Shift.

Contributor: Gemma McCall CEO and co-founder - Culture Shift | Published: 16 September 2020

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Know the law on flexible working requests? Employment lawyer guides

A leading employment lawyer is urging business owners to carefully consider flexible working requests made by employees with the demand for new working arrangements increasing due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Contributor: Ben Mason, an Employment Law Partner - Aaron & Partners | Published: 15 September 2020

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Jobseeker market boom predicted

Latest research indicates how changing priorities among UK employees will lead to a surge in candidates seeking new roles over the coming weeks.

Contributor: Derek Jenkins, General Manager - Monster in UK & Ireland | Published: 13 September 2020

Five tips to onboard new employees remotely

Onboarding new recruits has been challenging for companies since the pandemic started, since many businesses are integrating employees remotely and lack well-structured online processes. To implement an effective remote onboarding process, companies need to develop a specific onboarding programme using online collaboration tools, supported by adequate documents and materials and a great communication programme

Contributor: Nicolas Speeckaert, Co-founder and Director - skeeled | Published: 12 September 2020