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Poorest face toughest climb back post Covid-19

Leading skills organisation City & Guilds Group has issued an urgent call on the Government to redirect billions of pounds of unspent and underutilised skills funding to help the newly unemployed get back into work as it releases new research on jobs and skills.

Contributor: Kirstie Donnelly MBE, CEO - City & Guilds Group | Published: 3 July 2020

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‘Reluctant returners’: Managing absence post-lockdown

Do the issues faced by the individuals above seem likely to arise in your organisation?  If so, we recommend joining our webinar – “Reluctant Returners and Absence Management in the Context of Covid-19”.

Contributor: Felicity Staff, Senior Legal Adviser, Make UK Legal Services | Published: 2 July 2020

How will our working routines change post-pandemic?

New research, commissioned by Citrix, has found 45 percent of polled office workers state that they would prefer to work from home more frequently. Also, three out of ten employees (34 percent) would like to see more flexible work models, allowing them to easily switch between the office and remote working.

Contributor: Darren Fields, Vice President, Networking, EMEA - Citrix | Published: 2 July 2020

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Turning the tables on lockdown lethargy

A survey by Actus, one of the pioneers of performance management software in the UK, has today revealed that 34 percent of the workforce is currently suffering from ‘Lockdown Lethargy’ and have lower energy levels than normal while working from home.

Contributor: Lucinda Carney, CEO - Actus | Published: 1 July 2020

We’re at a pivotal stage in defining the future of work

With reports suggesting that fewer businesses will return to traditional office environments, leader in talent acquisition and managed workforce solutions, Guidant Global, has welcomed the workforce progression that the coronavirus outbreak has driven, but warns that strategic talent plans need to be reviewed before rushing back to work.

Contributor: Brian Salkowski, COO - Guidant Global | Published: 30 June 2020

Most businesses unable to count cost of COVID-19 on workforce

More than two-thirds of business leaders across the UK have no idea how much employee sickness is costing their business, according to e-days, the absence intelligence platform.

Contributor: Steve Arnold, CEO - e-days | Published: 28 June 2020

How can worried furloughed employees be better supported?

As many of us deal with the daily reality of the ongoing pandemic crisis, employee engagement expert Sodexo Engage has put together four simple strategies for employers to help their staff remain happy and motivated during the uncertainty.

Contributor: Jamie Mackenzie, Director at Sodexo Engage | Published: 27 June 2020