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As remote working burgeons, what of the “Pret economy”?

2020 is the year where flexible, hybrid working finally turned from a pipe dream for some into a reality for most. While some slate it as contributing to the demise of the high street, this isn't strictly true.

Article by: Pete Braithwaite, COO - KIT Online | Published: 6 October 2020

The Neurodiverse: an untapped pool of exceptional talent

Our understanding of the brain and how it works so magnificently, has increased exponentially over the last 10 to 15 years. Though the brain is still a mystery on many levels, our increasing understanding of how it functions is allowing scientists to map the brain down to the cellular, molecular and even quantum level...

Article by: Tim Ringo - author, speaker, board advisor and senior executive | Published: 6 October 2020

The Staying Power of New Work Habits: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Since the coronavirus pandemic began spreading in the U.S., millions of employees swiftly adjusted to working from home. In doing so, they have developed new habits, such as interacting with colleagues differently or putting in longer hours.

Article by: Bobby Beckmann, CTO - Lifesize | Published: 6 October 2020

What now for Corporate & Social Responsibility?

For businesses CSR is more important than ever; for the long-term survival of your business and the future of the planet for your children and grandchildren.

Article by: Shon Alam, Founder - Bidwedge | Published: 5 October 2020

Guide to the four fundamentals of people analytics

HR leaders have become increasingly savvy with their use of data in recent years. Assets like data analysis tools, continuous listening programmes and research-based workforce planning solutions all add to the view of HR as a meaningful, measurable, profit centre.

Article by: Daniel Saunders, Head of Content EMEA - Qualtrics | Published: 5 October 2020

Will we be working from home permanently?

Significant numbers of employees have been working from home since the government announced the Covid-19 lockdown in March this year.  At the beginning of August employees were told that if possible they should start to return to work, leaving many anxious about this move.  However, just a few weeks later, following the surge in the

Article by: Helen Astill, MD - Cherington HR Ltd. | Published: 5 October 2020

Key steps to creating an effective Learning and Development plan

A Learning and Development plan should be designed to inspire, develop, and ultimately help your people grow in competence and confidence. Businesses and teams with the best players thrive and outperform the competition.

Article by: Joanna Strahan, Founder - C2C Training Group | Published: 4 October 2020

Back to school and back to work inthe new normal

Following the return to school, Louise Deverell-Smith, Founder of flexible working recruitment specialist Daisy Chain, discusses what this means for working parents and how businesses can support them

Article by: Louise Deverell-Smith - Daisy Chain | Published: 2 October 2020

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A light in the dark: Combatting staff loneliness during pandemic

Loneliness can affect even the most unlikely people at times, and COVID-19 has created a perfect breeding ground for it. While we all know how important it is to focus on productivity and hard work during these difficult economic times, we also need to remember that most people need people.

Article by: Shandel McAuliffe, Head of Content - Cezanne HR | Published: 1 October 2020