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We are operating as if there is not going to be a vaccine

We talk directly to Neil Morrison, Group HR Director, Severn Trent Plc – a regional, state-owned water authority founded in 1974 based in the Midlands with just over 6,500 employees.

Contributor: Hady Elsayed | Published: 10 December 2020

Employers need to offer physical and mental support for Long Covid

Employers wishing to minimise the impact of Long Covid on both their employees and their organisation, should ensure that their health and wellbeing programmes include holistic and personalised support for staff for as long as they need it.

Contributor: Christine Husbands, MD - Redarc | Published: 7 December 2020

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One pandemic fuelling another… mental ill health

"COVID-19 has created a host of unprecedented pressures for businesses and individuals alike. While economists could have predicted the large-scale financial difficulties the world was about to witness, no one could have been prepared for the physical and mental burdens that would follow."

Contributor: Chris Goulding, Managing Director - Wade Macdonald | Published: 3 December 2020

How Starling Bank have tackled the challenges of covid-19

In the next in our series of Covid-19 interviews with Senior HR Leaders, our Founder & Managing Director, Peter Banks, talks directly to Susanna Yallop, Chief People Officer, Starling Bank

Contributor: Hady Elsayed | Published: 27 November 2020

The next challenge is supporting staff with long-covid

As long Covid potentially becomes more of an issue, employers may find themselves increasingly having to find new ways of managing employees, incorporating not only when they are at their most sick but when they return to work. It remains to be seen what the real long-term implications of this condition are, and employers need to be prepared to respond to this.

Contributor: David Price, CEO - Health Assured | Published: 23 November 2020

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Could pandemic trigger ‘reverse brain drain’, as talent deserts cities?

The latest research from the Adecco Group UK and Ireland has revealed that 52% of UK workers think we will see a “reverse brain drain” of talent away from big cities like London and Manchester towards regional areas as a result of COVID-19.

Contributor: Alex Fleming, Country Head and President - Adecco Group UK and Ireland | Published: 22 November 2020

You don’t need to work 9 to 5, five days per week to be productive

In the next in our series of Covid-19 interviews with Senior HR Leaders which are sponsored by Appian, our Founder & Managing Director, Peter Banks, talks directly to Justine Dinter, Chief People Officer at Breaking Wave - a relatively new start up which is part of the DB Group, acting essentially like a fintech inside the bank and Birthe Mester, MD | Global Head of Performance, Engagement and Culture at Deutsche Bank.

Contributor: Hady Elsayed | Published: 9 November 2020

Most are “itching to get back in the office”

It all points to a generation of potential future leaders who are feeling increasingly less committed to their employers, their work culture and their professional future.

Contributor: Craig Smith, Chief Development Officer at Oktra | Published: 26 October 2020