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  • Date:
    3 February 2021
    Type:
    Case studies

    How Orbit Group introduced a "post-pandemic" homeworking programme for 850 employees

    Orbit Group talks to XpertHR about WorkSmart, a programme to allow staff to continue to work from home even when there are no coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in place.

  • Date:
    25 January 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Workforce planning and business confidence survey 2021

    XpertHR surveyed organisations on workforce planning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and found that, generally, employers remain confident in the overall business outlook for the year ahead.

  • Date:
    22 January 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Five ways to prevent staff burnout during lockdown

    Leaders can learn a lot about helping employees in times of stress by looking at how individuals approach problems. Using Kirton's Adaption-Innovation Theory, Dr Megan Seibel looks at five ways burnout can be prevented.

  • Date:
    22 January 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    HR roles survey: Response to the coronavirus pandemic and priorities for 2021

    The response of the HR community to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been to put people first, while also supporting business continuity during exceptional circumstances. It is unsurprising then, that wellbeing tops the priority poll for the profession for the coming year, coupled with employee engagement.

  • Date:
    20 January 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Covid-19: Should employers grant time off for vaccinations?

    Following the news that public-facing workers including teachers, police officers and retail staff could soon be offered Covid-19 vaccinations, Sean Dempsey and Sophie Jamieson look at whether employees are entitled to time off work to get their jabs.

  • Date:
    19 January 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Working remotely from abroad: What employers need to know

    With the shift to homeworking as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some employers have received requests from employees to work from home abroad. What issues do employers need to be aware of when approached about working from home overseas?

  • Date:
    14 January 2021
    Type:
    News

    "Do more to support domestic abuse victims", minister tells employers

    Employers are not doing enough to support employees who are victims of domestic abuse, according to the Government, which has called on organisations to become a "bridge" between workers and the support they need.

  • Date:
    13 January 2021
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Podcast: Key 2021 employment cases HR should know about

    We highlight key cases due to be decided this year and discuss their impact on HR. These include cases on: worker status, holiday pay, the national minimum wage and sleep-in care workers, trade unions and collective bargaining, and equal pay.

  • Date:
    10 January 2021
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Podcast: The coronavirus vaccination and your workforce

    Employment lawyer Max Winthrop discusses the legal and practical consequences for HR of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination programme.

  • Date:
    8 January 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Is remote working here to stay?

    Nick Martindale investigates the long-term changes to working patterns and the future of the workplace following the changes brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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