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  • FTSE 350 companies "could do better" on employee voice

    25 May 2021

    Many major companies treat their corporate governance responsibilities on workforce representation as a "tick-box exercise" according to a review of current practices by the Involvement and Participation Association.

  • January blues? How to help employees speak up

    18 January 2021

    Blue Monday might be a myth, but that doesn't mean employees' mental wellbeing should go off the radar, particularly with the pandemic challenges organisations continue to face.

  • Can remote redundancy conversations be sensitive and fair?

    4 August 2020

    With job losses continuing to hit the headlines, many employers are wrestling with the practical issues involving redundancy consultations, and how to conduct these in a sensitive way despite restrictions. Stuart Duff looks at the role of video in difficult conversations.

  • Going beyond "thank you" to recognise staff during the coronavirus pandemic

    30 April 2020

    As we come to the end of six weeks of coronavirus lockdown, HR reports that employee engagement is high. But what are the most innovative employers doing to maintain this?

  • Non-furloughed: What about the employees left behind?

    24 April 2020

    Employers of essential workers in England who are self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus can refer them for Covid-19 testing, meaning they can return to work if they test negative. Staff can also book tests directly.

  • Keeping a global workforce engaged in times of crisis

    22 April 2020

    It's been a challenge for HR professionals everywhere to get employees on board with new ways of working, but how can you maintain engagement and momentum if that workforce is dispersed across the globe? Nicole Sahin, CEO and founder of Globalization Partners, offers some advice.

  • Coronavirus: Ensuring the wellbeing of those still at work

    9 April 2020

    For many key workers, homeworking is not an option. Graham Brown looks at how employers are attempting to keep those people who still need to go in to work healthy and engaged during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Five ways to keep employees engaged during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

    6 April 2020

    With workers up and down the country being furloughed or forced to work from home, Graham Brown looks at what HR can do to help employees stay motivated, engaged and connected.

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