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How will UK workers salary increases compare globally in 2020

The real salary increase is calculated based on the difference between the forecast nominal salary increase (3 percent in the UK) and the expected level of inflation. Although the forecasted nominal increase for 2020 has remained the same as last year, higher inflation forecasted for 2020 (1.9 percent) will squeeze real salary earnings to just 1.1 percent.

Article by: Steven Kilfedder | Published: 14 November 2019

Top tips to combat sickies fuelled by binge TV

A North London-based Employment solicitor says employers can minimise sickness absence by following a few key steps, after a Radio Times survey found that nearly one in five people have called in sick so they can binge-watch their favourite TV shows

Article by: Hayley Trovato | Published: 13 November 2019


5 ways to advance your HR career   Promoted

While navigating the modern world of career advancement can seem intimidating at first, you have more control over your path than you may realise. Using the resources around you and gathering new ones will help you launch your HR career to exciting new heights.

Article by: Victoria University | Published: 11 November 2019

How to manage employee stress and build a more resilient workforce  Promoted

The mental wellbeing of individuals within your organisation touches every aspect of your business. From the visible – revenue, absenteeism, and turnover - to the invisible - disengagement, low job satisfaction, and depressive disorders.

Article by: Dr. Susan David | Published: 10 November 2019


Unlocking employee engagement 

Employee engagement is an item high on every HR and business leader’s agenda, with most companies currently trying to do everything they can to retain employees, reduce turnover and drive productivity. From pulse surveys and skills-building to reward and recognition schemes and real-time coaching.

Article by: Kiran Reddy Pasham | Published: 9 November 2019


Five Things to Nail When Managing Millennials

Today’s 20 and 30-somethings are a somewhat perplexing breed of employees. It didn’t surprise us that 32 percent of the HR professionals we surveyed said millennials are the hardest group of employees to engage - considerably more so than their Gen X and baby boomer counterparts. 

Article by: Unknown | Published: 9 November 2019

HR Management in times of Brexit

The Brexit campaign of 2016 proclaimed that quitting the European Union would reinforce both the United Kingdom economy and its global relevance. It portrayed the EU as a sort of a giant parasite that consumed enormous national resources that could otherwise be spent directly on British interests - the most notorious, and now debunked example being the British National Health Service. Proponents of the Brexit denounced that the Brussels’ arcane bureaucracy was a major drain on British resources and an impediment to putting the Great back into Britain. Contributor Azevedo Guiherm, Assistant Professor - Audencia Business School.

Article by: Guilherme Azevedo | Published: 8 November 2019


How to help employees to both feel well and perform well     

When we think about wellbeing, it’s easy to over simplify (and many organisations have), into  physical health and mental health and it’s easy for people to switch off to this. “You mean what I eat, how much exercise I do and if I tend to worry or suffer from anxiety.

Article by: Chris Preston | Published: 6 November 2019


How to become an ‘alchemist’ in the face of technological disruption

Our leadership team had hit a wall. We couldn’t see any other ways to cut costs or increase revenue, and so we did something that has forever changed how I think about the nature of organisations, and the power of community. We asked our people what we should do.

Article by: Andy Lothian | Published: 5 November 2019


Corporate mindfulness is nothing more than a ‘quick fix’ for stress

According to the research, corporate, or organisational, mindfulness - lauded in the media as a company’s ability to become aware of threats and respond accordingly - doesn’t actually help employees resolve issues they may come across at work.

Article by: Roger Gill | Published: 3 November 2019