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Can organisations like the Met Police turn their culture around?

Overlooking problematic behaviour can breach legislation designed to promote healthy working environments, opening the doors to discrimination, bullying and harassment claims. So how can an organisation turn their culture around?

Contributor: Kate Palmer - Peninsula UK | Published: 26 March 2023

Feeling able to bring ‘whole self’ to work

Many managers recognise how vital it is to create inclusive working environments where everyone feels psychologically safe to perform at their best – but there is still work to do to make this a reality.

Contributor: Simon Blake, CEO - Mental Health First Aid England | Published: 24 March 2023

Four-day working week: what are the legal HR considerations?

With the ground-breaking pilot of the four-day working week seeing 56 out of 61 firms extending the reduced working arrangement, business owners have felt the social and commercial value as well as the longevity of the scheme.

Contributor: Nicki Robson, Managing director - Breedon Consulting | Published: 21 March 2023

Diageo becomes a fertility friendly organisation

Employees of Diageo in the UK will now be entitled to paid leave support if they’re an individual undergoing treatment, a partner of the individual going through treatment, or an intended parent.

Contributor: Natalie Silverman, Co-founder - Fertility Matters At Work | Published: 8 March 2023

Financial wellbeing strategies are key to engagement and productiity

Financial wellbeing support is integral to employers being able to meet their high-level HR objectives, according to research by The Reward & Employee Benefits Association (REBA) in association with WEALTH at work.

Contributor: Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director - WEALTH at work | Published: 6 March 2023

2023 Megatrends

UKG has identified three HR Megatrends set to impact organisations on a global scale in 2023: navigating the human energy crisis, optimising organisational plasticity, and the Gen X leadership effect.

Contributor: Dr. Jarik Conrad, vice president of human insights and HCM advisory at UKG | Published: 13 January 2023

Top 10 most asked HR questions revealed

It’s clear that A.I. is the next big thing in the world of HR and BrAInbox has been a real lifeline for employers looking to get things right. Having access to instant answers at their fingertips has saved businesses 32,000 hours on the telephone this year (the equivalent of 1333 days!)*, freeing up that time to spend on their business.

Contributor: Kate Palmer, Peninsula UK | Published: 4 January 2023

The importance of HR at Christmas

Christmas is therefore a key time to remind staff of how great the company is to work for and to stop any thoughts people may have for moving on. Here are some top tips from for keeping the workforce happy and engaged:

Contributor: Adrian Lewis, Director, Activ People HR | Published: 20 December 2022

How to spot money struggles in your workplace

“Debt can have a huge impact and whilst sometimes it can be confined to their personal life, it can sometimes spill out into their professional life. An employer has a duty of care to their employees. This can be in the form of providing them a safe working environment, and all of the facilities and equipment that they need to do their job. However, it can sometimes mean that you need to take an active role in helping and supporting them in their personal life and wellbeing."

Contributor: Layla Johnson, regional manager at Creditfix | Published: 10 December 2022