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Why lose employees just because they’ve moved overseas?

In the 21st century, people are more mobile than ever, and don’t necessarily want to be pinned down to one location or country. Young employees might want to travel around the world, or families might decide to bring their children up in a different culture. Or as we’ve seen during the confusion and uncertainty of Covid-19, employees may want to return to their homeland for peace of mind.

Article by: Dee Coakley, CEO - Boundless | Published: 5 August 2021

Think assimilation, think Star Trek and the Borg.

To be part of a super efficient , technologically superior organisation where everyone thinks and acts as one. But to never be the real you.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 5 August 2021

What dishonesty does to your brain and why it’s bad for business

Dishonesty in the workplace varies from lying, misuse of company time or expenses, stealing, fraud, claiming sick pay when not sick, taking leave without permission or giving untruthful information when applying for a job to name but a few. Dishonesty tarnishes relationships, compromises finances, breaks loyalty and destroys reputations, so why is it still rife in business (and politics)?

Article by: By Dr Lynda Shaw - neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist. | Published: 4 August 2021

Moving the dial on attitudes towards breastfeeding in the workplace

Did you know: 95% of UK bosses say they run an inclusive workplace, but only 22% offer a designated area for employees to breastfeed? Ahead of World Breastfeeding Week 2021 (August 1-6), Peninsula conducted a global survey of 48,973 employers across 4 countries – Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the UK – to look at attitudes towards breastfeeding in the workplace and see how businesses were supporting their employees.

Article by: Kate Palmer - Peninsula UK | Published: 4 August 2021

Caring leader versus couldn’t care leader

How much do you need to know about an individuals life outside of work to be a good manager?

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 4 August 2021

How will the HRBP role evolve post-pandemic?

Over the past 18 months, the role of the HRBP has changed dramatically, becoming less tactical and more strategic almost overnight as organizational leaders and employees sought guidance and support navigating through incredibly challenging times. We spoke with top-performing HRBPs and identified six traits critical to success in the role.

Article by: Jennifer Wich, Managing Director & Partner - Kincentric | Published: 3 August 2021

Top tips for creating inspiring and safe office spaces post-Covid

As summer draws to a close and restrictions eased, the mass return to the office is imminent for countless businesses and employees across the UK. Regardless of sector and size, most organisations will have plenty of common ground as they carefully plan strategies to encourage their workforces back to one centrally-located, collaborative space. Of course the Pandemic has irrevocably changed attitudes at all levels of business, and this presents a unique set of new challenges and requirements, which need careful consideration to strike a balance between staff comfort and safety, and a productive working environment.

Article by: Allan Wood, Managing Director - Optima | Published: 3 August 2021

Removing unconscious bias

We know that bias can be harmful and is a problem for many companies. But, how do we stop bias if those involved aren’t aware they’re doing it? In my article, I will explore the concept of uncon¬scious bias, how it affects organisations and their staff, and how to stop it from influenc¬ing your view of performance.

Article by: Nick Gallimore | Published: 2 August 2021