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Leadership, pandemics and the future of working

Leadership in the new normal, on the other hand, will require an entirely different set of agreed upon gradations of decentralised trust based on proximity, capability and purpose.

Article by: Dr Wesley Payne McClendon Chief Executive - McClendon Research Group, Inc. | Published: 9 May 2020

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How to keep furloughed staff ‘match-fit’

These are extraordinary times, and businesses across the world are facing challenges no one could have anticipated just a few short months ago. From managing the transition to remote working, to making tough decisions on cutting costs, the focus for many over the past few weeks has been on dealing with the immediate fallout...

Article by: Jo Causon, CEO - The Institute of Customer Service | Published: 8 May 2020

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The triple bottom line: the secret to balancing success

Triple Bottom Line: prioritising happy clients, happy employees, and happy shareholders. Nicole Sahin, CEO and Founder at Globalization Partners shares some of her secrets to success, including curating a great company culture and how to work smarter keeping shareholders and teams happy.

Article by: Nicole Sahin, CEO and Founder - Globalization Partners | Published: 8 May 2020

Coronavirus: guide to furloughing, SSP and redundancy

This is the time when many businesses take stock and plan for the quarters ahead. With the impact of coronavirus looming heavy over these plans, what support packages can you access to help both your business and employees through the crisis?

Article by: Laura D'Arcy, Employment Law Specialist and Partner - BLM | Published: 8 May 2020

Stress Management during Self-Isolation – Tips for employees

UK workers have been asked to avoid non-essential travel, work from home, and socially isolate. Managing stress when working from home is essential for mental well-being. It is important employees are capable of managing their stress levels, especially when common mental stress relievers such as gyms and pubs are closed.

Article by: Tiina Hoffman, Wellness Specialist - Firstbeat | Published: 8 May 2020

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Managing employees during COVID-19

David Jones, Employment Law expert and barrister at St Johns Buildings, provides insight on how employers can manage their employees during the COVID-19 crisis.

Article by: David Jones, Employment Law expert and barrister - St Johns Buildings | Published: 8 May 2020

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Projecting Leadership and Humanity in Crisis

Effective leadership can make crises manageable instead of overwhelming. Prof Morela Hernandez explores how projecting leadership must use humanity as a tool for crisis response and recovery. This involves an awareness of and attentiveness to our collective call to action, our individual privilege, and our duty to others.

Article by: Morela Hernandez, Associate Professor - Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia | Published: 8 May 2020

Skills that matter now are empathy and human connection

It’s very clear that the structure of the traditional workforce and workplace has changed forever. Our expectations of what ‘work’ should look like is completely transforming. Employees want more than a paycheque, they want to make a positive impact on the world.

Article by: Sarah Fern, Director, People EMEA - Saba Software | Published: 7 May 2020

Talent, internal mobility and workforce agility during the COVID:19

Talent is one of your most valuable assets, recognise and nurture the best talent and you will lay strong foundations for the future. One that can adapt to market demand and pressures, and respond quickly. For this, you need workforce agility and internal mobility.

Article by: Dan Tesjnak, Head - EMEA and APAC | Published: 7 May 2020

Top five things for businesses to consider ahead of reopening

Health and safety concerns have arguably never been higher on the public’s agenda – and as several industries - from manufacturing sites to schools - consider reopening their doors, many employees across the country will be feeling anxious about the health implications of going back to their regular working routines.

Article by: Chris Moriarty, Director of Insight - Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management | Published: 7 May 2020