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Tackling the inevitable redundancies – are there alternatives?

It is a sad fact that despite the introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), many businesses emerging from lockdown will not survive.  Those that do get through the crisis will look very different as they review their cost base and reduce their income predictions because of the Covid-Secure restrictions. 

Article by: Helen Astill, MD - Cherington HR Ltd. | Published: 4 July 2020

Nature can be our compass guide out of lockdown

By looking to nature, we can learn new ways of being and thinking. New ways to develop our business and lead our teams; ways that may serve us better in the future and will help us enjoy the present.

Article by: Rosie Tomkins, Founder - Natural Capital Consultancy | Published: 4 July 2020

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Automation can help build resilience post pandemic

Greater automation of insurance operations has generally been seen as a transformative project, but a little bit of automation could go a long way to helping insurers improve their operational resilience and efficiency in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

Article by: Joe Milicia - Willis Towers Watson | Published: 3 July 2020

Businesses are sleepwalking into post-Covid financial liability

Holiday, an important perk and aspect of employee wellbeing, will become a real issue to business when it comes to the mounting debt in time, resource planning and keeping the workforce happy throughout COVID and beyond.

Article by: Steve Arnold, CEO - www.e-days.com | Published: 3 July 2020

Why our perception of lone working has to change

Employers will no longer get away with being negligent and unprepared for staff to operate from home. They will also be unable to say they didn’t have the tools and solutions in place to trace their staff and conform with their duty of care.

Article by: Mark Scott, CEO - Cantium Business Solutions | Published: 2 July 2020

How to find the best HR tech solution for your business Promoted

And don’t forget, it’s not just about there being a level playing field. You need to be able to trust the independence of the source presenting these new solutions. At an exhibition, money can build you an attractive and eye-catching stand but the best app for you might well be found at a far simpler stand tucked away at the back of the hall. So just how can you find what you need in this vast and complex arena?

Article by: HRTech247.com | Published: 1 July 2020

Just what is killing creativity in marketing?

Organisations need to do a better job at integrating and connecting key systems and tools. Marketing professionals and teams are bogged down by too many disconnected tools, a lack of strategic alignment, siloed work processes, and poor visibility. This is affecting their work and their motivation. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

Article by: Jada Balster, Vice President, Marketing - Workfront | Published: 30 June 2020

Mental health must be top priority in workplace healthcare

HR Directors should use their influence to affect policy by persuading management not to assume “business as usual” when people return to work. They should prepare the leadership to anticipate a workforce that’s continuing to reverberate from the shock of the last few months and to be ready to invest in a plan to deal

Article by: Maryam Meddin, CEO -The Soke | Published: 30 June 2020

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Brexit: The state of play explained

Over the past few months the UK’s focus has understandably been on managing the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. But the question of Brexit has not gone away. Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals, Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, gives his view on the negotiations.   

Article by: Dr Nik Kotecha OBE is Chief Executive - Morningside Pharmaceuticals, | Published: 30 June 2020