The UK facing a chronic digital skills crisis, with over half of employers saying they are struggling to find candidates with the right skills for tech positions. Whilst the tax breaks are surely a welcome bonus, it will take a lot more to encourage older workers to, in Jeremy Hunt’s words, ‘get off the golf course’.
Published: 17 May 2023
mental health company Onebright's Chief Commercial Officer Tim Dunn discusses the importance of businesses and organisations implementing a mental health audit for the workplace.
Published: 23 February 2023
Employment Hero's Ollie Russell reflects on ways in which businesses can approach flexibility and pay, as employers and employees alike continue to feel the pressure of the Cost of Living Crisis.
Published: 18 January 2023
With an overwhelming need for clearer fertility policies and lines of associated communication to be implemented as a workplace support mechanism, educational training provider Fertility Matters At Work highlights simple ways businesses can become fertility-friendly.
Published: 15 August 2022
Under the Equality Act 2010, employers are required to consider reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities throughout the employment process, including hiring and firing. This might include having someone to transcribe notes, explain the process thoroughly, translate into sign language, a support worker, or someone else who has knowledge of the person’s disability and its effects.
Published: 21 May 2022
Women play a vital role in global supply chains, making up nearly half (43%) of workforces. Despite this, and despite economic and social equality progress made around the world, women still experience inequality at work. Sedex research reveals that, globally, women make up just 31% of supervisor roles and only 27% of management level positions in supply chains.
Published: 17 May 2022
HYBRID WORKING ACCELERATED FROM BLUEPRINT TO REALITY AND ALTHOUGH IT PROVED TO BE GENERALLY OF MUTUAL BENEFIT TO BOTH EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES DESIGNED FOR THE TRADITIONAL WORK SETTING, ARE NO LONGER FIT FOR PURPOSE. AS WE MOVE AHEAD, THIS COULD EXPOSE BUSINESSES TO SIGNIFICANT RISK.
Published: 5 May 2022
The leadership think producing the right policy will bring about the desired result but often they pull the policy lever and nothing happens.
Published: 15 March 2022
Bullying, or harassment, in the workplace is, sadly, not at all uncommon.Even institutions like Downing Street, which just weeks ago made headlines when MPs claims they were threatened by party whips, and Imperial College London, where staff passed a no confidence vote in its 'bullying' president, are not immune.
Published: 18 February 2022
Changes to the IR35 legislation were feared to be a death knell for the contracting industry, but help is at hand to navigate the disruption
Published: 16 November 2021