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Coronavirus: a 3-step worker support plan

Employers in the United Kingdom are already formulating their plans to help contain and combat COVID-19.  Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing (Howden) suggest three important steps that should be included in this planning.

Contributor: Steve Herbert, Head of Benefits Strategy - Howden | Published: 14 March 2020

Performance Management: modernisation still an aspiration versus reality for HRs

The report’s findings also revealed an undeniable disparity between what managers consider to be a performance ‘check-in’ versus what constitutes one in the minds of employees. Almost a third (31 percent) of employees said they only have a performance conversation ‘once a year’

Contributor: Stuart Hearn | Published: 28 October 2019

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Employers’ reliance on agency workers increases as confidence slides further

According to April’s JobsOutlook report, the balance of sentiment for hiring agency workers in the short-term was 10 percentage points higher than the previous month at net: +3. Sentiment in the medium term was at net: +1, up 9 percentage points from the previous month.

Contributor: Neil Carberry | Published: 25 May 2019

Changing paradigm – technology and regulation emerge as key enabler

New research commissioned by Ricoh Europe, based on a survey of 2,550 business leaders from across 24 countries, shows a shift from the traditional mindset that regulation is a bottleneck and barrier. Over half (52 percent) agree that regulation is an enabler in the digital age

Contributor: David Mills | Published: 2 March 2019