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2023 HR Trends: 5 ways HR will transform deskless workplaces

From the game-changing impact of COVID-19 to the ‘Great Resignation’ and ‘Great Reset’, through to the ‘Quiet Quitting’ phenomenon and the economic slowdown, the world of work has rarely witnessed such a volatile run. Humanforce’s latest eBook examines five emerging trends that will impact not just how HR delivers value to business, but will also reinvigorate the employee experience.

Article by: Nathan Miller, Humanforce | Published: 30 November 2022

Explained: The latest hiring trends

While the UK is in recession, the talent landscape remains highly competitive - and it's driving demand for contractors up.

Article by: Ann Swain, CEO, APSCo | Published: 30 November 2022

How to help staff stay safe on the roads this winter

Sobering statistics for 2021 indicate that in the UK, an estimated 27,300 people were killed or seriously injured because of a road traffic accident. And when you consider all severities of injury, the total number of casualties increases to 127,967.

Article by: Gavin Scarr Hall, Director of Health & Safety - Peninsula | Published: 29 November 2022

What can Next Gen Leadership not do without?

As the current captains of industry, today’s C-suite should maintain a sharp focus on creating leaders of the future to ensure they can pass the corporate baton to those who can successfully navigate their organisation through the turbulent landscape ahead.

Article by: Matthew Dallisson, Signium Partner and Global Head of Consumer Practice, | Published: 28 November 2022

What can be learned from leadership in team sports?

How a person leads in sports, just as in business or in government, is largely a function of that person’s personality. We all differ from each other in how we typically think, act, and feel and those individual differences have consequences for how players and assistant coaches respond.

Article by: Ryne A. Sherman - Hogan Assessments | Published: 28 November 2022

There is no substitute for face-to-face for high-engagement meetings

Virtual meeting technology can be effectively used for many meeting objectives, according to a new framework published in Business Horizons, and face-to-face meetings are only needed for meetings that need a high level of engagement from participants, or meetings that are being used to build trust and a relationship between the parties involved.

Article by: Peter Remon - Bluesky Education | Published: 27 November 2022

Building on success

What type of leader comes to a successful organisation and says ,” Forget all you thought you knew we start over again”?

Article by: Blair McPherson - Former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 27 November 2022

Holiday pay entitlement change – zero hours time bomb?

A recent Supreme Court ruling has branded previous practices of establishing holiday pay for zero hours workers unlawful. HR teams in businesses that use zero hours workers will need to establish a new approach to working out holiday pay entitlement as a matter of urgency.

Article by: Gareth Matthews, employment law partner - MLP Law | Published: 26 November 2022

Seven steps to building an inclusive fertility policy 

Every team is different, with different health needs and plans for the future. If you want to build an inclusive fertility policy, you need to build a policy that empowers everyone - irrespective of gender identity, relationship status or sexual orientation - to access the fertility and family forming support they need.

Article by: Jenny Saft, CEO - Apryl  | Published: 25 November 2022

How to manage teams through stressful times

Work related stress is everywhere. In Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace study, 44% of participants revealed they suffered from workplace stress, daily. Some people look at workplace stress as a motivator, however, too much of it can seriously impact more than just your work – your mood, your body and your relationships can all decline. In 2020/21, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that stress, depression, or anxiety, accounted for 50% of all work-related ill health.

Article by: Sathya Smith, CEO and Founder - Piper | Published: 25 November 2022