‘Employees seem to forget HR are people too’

A central facet of HR’s role is employee wellbeing. From implementing employee-centric wellbeing programmes, supporting people when they return to work following long-term sickness absence, resolving conflicts and managing workplace stress, HR practitioners have the...

What Brits think success at work looks like….

As professionals enter the New Year, they may start to question what their role means and how successful they truly are in their career. Whether it’s boasting leadership skills and being able to manage a team of people or getting the opportunity to be in charge of...

Do you have one of the UK’s most expensive commutes?

Love to gripe, don’t they? Colleagues who live around the corner, or who can walk, cycle or e-scooter to work probably think ‘Oh, this again’ every time those who spend the first minutes of their time in the office complaining about how terrible their journey was....

1 in 8 employees too afraid to call in sick

Increasing numbers of employees are now too afraid to call in sick over fears that their absence will be viewed as a sign of weakness or a lack of commitment to their role.   In fact, according to AXA PPP Healthcare research, 79% of workers are too afraid to...

EMPLOYERS OVERLOOK TRAINING FOR CONTINGENT WORKERS

  UK employers are overlooking the training needs of contingent workers, according to global skills organisation City & Guilds Group.   Its research, released this week, reveals that while there are 1.5 million contingent workers in the UK, ranging from...