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Tackling Taboos: A new approach to miscarriage leave in the UK

Whilst excellent work policies can happen in the background, there is little impact given the lack of women in the senior roles to really implement the changes required, thanks to the lack of representation as well as prioritisation in getting this issue to the top of the agenda. Do men in a position of authority even feel like discussing or advocating for miscarriage leave?

Article by: Romanie Thomas, Founder and CEO - Juggle Jobs | Published: 29 July 2021

Top tips for recruiting for and retaining a mindful office

As we return to the office, Rebecca Fairfield, Head of Key Accounts at BRITA VIVREAU shares some simply and effective changes for boosting staff morale and wellbeing 

Article by: Rebecca Fairfield, Head of Key Accounts - BRITA VIVREAU | Published: 29 July 2021

The great resignation, or the great reset?

Rather than the scaremongering of The Great Resignation, what we see is quite the opposite. Forward-looking organisations are turning the situation to their advantage: as much as individuals have had the chance to review what their ideal future looks like, so have organisations .

Article by: Sean Mills, Director - ENGAGE | Published: 28 July 2021

Managing anxiety when returning to the workplace

Just as wellness rose to prominence during lockdown to help people navigate the changes it brought, physical and mental wellbeing are once more paramount to help people manage anxiety or worry around returning to work.

Article by: Luke Bullen, CEO - Gympass UK/IE | Published: 28 July 2021

Things rarely go to plan

Plans are good but what counts is what you do when things don’t go according to plan

Article by: Blair Mcpherson | Published: 28 July 2021

The benefits of emotionally intelligent leaders

While the combined qualities that are conducive to effective leadership have long been universally recognised and understood by HR strategists, the weight that emotional intelligence (EI) holds within this mix is shifting as the world of work evolves

Article by: Ann Swain, CEO - The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) | Published: 27 July 2021

The key to making recruitment more ‘human’? Robots

The role of tech in delivering great recruitment experiences is complicated. Rely too much on automation, and you’ll lose the humanity in your hiring process. Avoid technology altogether and run the risk of unconscious bias and human error.

Article by: Adam Coleman, CEO - HRLocker | Published: 27 July 2021

Top digital skills business owners need to succeed

This article basically talks about the digital skills that business owners should be aware and their importance in the digital age.

Article by: Marco Mongiello, Pro Vice Chancellor at The University - Law Business School | Published: 27 July 2021

Vital compliance risks of international remote working

As interest in international remote working increases, there are key compliance issues to consider concerning social security liabilities, right to work and data security which HR professionals need to be aware of. Procedures are made even more difficult in the present environment, where travel is often disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, putting an employee’s ability to work at risk.

Article by: Ema Boccagni, Commercial Director EMEA - ECA International (ECA), | Published: 26 July 2021

How to cope with a narcissist at work

Narcissism is a personality disorder characterised by exaggerated feelings of self-importance and it often masks low self-esteem. Narcissistic people have a deep need for attention and admiration and exhibit behaviour that is self-centred, egocentric and selfish and act in an entitled manner. It can be extremely difficult for others to cope with their sometimes toxic behaviour, can affect the wellbeing of those around them and can lead to troubled or even abusive relationships. There is increasing belief that narcissism is growing, particular in young people as a result of social media and materialism (see the work of Professor Twenge, Psychology for more information), although other research doesn’t currently support this. As with any behavioural problem, there is a spectrum of severity.

Article by: By Dr Lynda Shaw - neuroscientist, business psychologist & behavioural change specialist | Published: 26 July 2021