People

Remote working has increased in recent years and allows people to work in ways that may suit them better – but it can pose challenges. How can we build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues who work remotely?

It can be hard to achieve the perfect work-life balance. However, there are steps we can take to prioritise what matters to us and balance our professional and personal lives successfully.

With a quarter of people experiencing mental ill-health each year and up to one in six people in work suffering with conditions such as depression, anxiety or stress-related issues, it's important to take wellbeing at work seriously. 

A recent culture survey of Lloyd’s of London has highlighted significant problems regarding sexual harassment within the market.

Within the workplace, it is important to build up a strong professional network. How can we build successful networks at work?

Under SM&CR, the FCA is placing increased emphasis on non-financial misconduct in firms and encouraging positive organisational cultures. Does your firm take incidents of bullying and harassment seriously?

Parts of the UK have experienced the hottest July day on record, raising some interesting questions concerning office dress codes. Is it acceptable to make members of staff wear formal clothing, when temperatures are soaring? And are dress codes needed in the 21st century office?

What makes a person a good leader – their skills and abilities or their gender? Despite preconceptions that still prevail, diversity in leadership should be encouraged, particularly with SM&CR on the horizon...

SM&CR introduces more stringent requirements in respect of criminal record checks. What will these involve?  

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