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How to embrace transparent culture in a hybrid working environment

We know the world of work has changed. The age of the office is officially over. But how do companies embrace and foster culture in the new hybrid working environment they will soon find themselves in?

Article by: Stuart Templeton, Head of UK - Slack | Published: 22 July 2021

Are you advancing under-represented talent?

Are you creating diverse pipelines of talent to manage the DEI metrics of your organisation now and into the future? Do you have the tools to do so?

Article by: Ian Lee-Emery, CEO - Head Light. | Published: 22 July 2021

The future success of business is now in the hands of employees

As lockdown eases, many organisations have set plans in motion for a mix of onsite and remote working – everyone is talking about the hybrid model. It is fair to say that employers have drawn on the positive experiences of working remotely to drive a permanent cultural organisational shift.

Article by: Heather Bailiff, Global Head of Employee Experience - FIS | Published: 22 July 2021

Does the financial services industry hold the key to compliance?

A proactive rigorous and robust enforcement is critical to stamping out the bad practice in the contingent labour market and the Financial Services industry holds a clue to what might work more effectively in the form of a compliance network. Financial Services has formal networks which exist to take responsibility for the compliance of its members.

Article by: Crawford Temple, CEO - Professional Passport | Published: 21 July 2021

A World of Difference – Print – Issue 201 | Article of the Week

There is little doubt that the pandemic has caused a groundswell of interest in stepping up to tackle social and environmental problems. There has been a huge drive, led by younger people, to become aware, to volunteer and to make a difference. This so-called Generation Z has zero faith in the political system or in the abilities or will of politicians to effect change and that, combined with the tragedies and inequalities they see, is driving a strong purpose element, to contribute in some way to solving problems in their communities and the wider world.

Article by: Gerry Brown, Chairman - Novaquest Capital Management | Published: 21 July 2021

The art of never saying no

How to become an organisation that likes to say yes.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 21 July 2021

Hybrid Working: Don’t fake it to make it

Hybrid working should be viewed as one positive outcome of the pandemic, an opportunity for companies to revolutionise working practices and empower employees to improve their work-life balance. There are numerous accounts of organisations of all sizes finding their feet in this new flexible working world. But how do managers know what setup will work best for business – and their staff?

Article by: Dan Harding, CEO - Sign In App | Published: 20 July 2021

The long walk to equity

Racism is the background hum of life for one who identifies as a ‘minority within a majority. I say this not to condemn individuals, but as a reminder that across our society, people of colour are still not treated as equals. Recent global crises have reorganised our priorities and brought to question the meaning of humanity. Images of trucks of COVID-19 casualties captured in Brooklyn, New York City in the Spring 2020, was not a scene I expected to see in my own back yard. Unquestionably, the COVID-19 pandemic will remain in our memories as a point of no return

Article by: Sophie Chandauka, Co-Founder - Black British Business Awards | Published: 20 July 2021

How to retain talent with AI signals that forewarn signs of trouble

The “great resignation” is sweeping across the UK and the globe, with over 40% of employees planning to change jobs this year. Thankfully, AI and workforce management software can help HR professionals identify and resolve employee experience problems before staff decide to quit.

Article by: Marc Gingras, WorkForce Software | Published: 19 July 2021

Hybrid Working and its impact on company culture

As leaders bring people back from remote working, there will be many ways to approach hybrid working. There has been less in the media about the impact these new ways of working will have on the organisation’s culture, and how they plan to realign it.

Article by: Julie Brophy - OE Cam LLP | Published: 19 July 2021