Human Resources

An estimated 20% of the UK working-age population has some form of disability or long-term health condition. By not providing accessible employment opportunities, businesses could be missing out on high quality applicants with a diverse range of skills and experience. 

A significant upcoming change to the prevention of illegal working regime comes at the end of the EU settlement scheme transition period on 30 June 2021. The Team at IHRS have produced an HR compliance guide for employers.

Senior Graphic designer Hazel O’Neill talks about the challenges new parents face on returning to work from maternity leave in a pandemic.

Significant steps have been made to address diversity, equality, and inclusion within the insurance industry with more businesses signing up to the UK government’s Race at Work Charter, yet there is still a way to go. Laura Findlay examines what businesses can do to improve equality and opportunity in the workplace.

Ensuring firms take responsibility for the fair treatment of their customers is a major focus of the FCA. Laura Findlay looks at the role of HR in making sure you have 'Treating Customers Fairly' (TCF) embedded in the culture of your firm.

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Millions of us have experienced a mental health problem or know someone who is currently struggling. Laura Findlay takes a look at what managers and companies can do to promote mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Zoom fatigue is an increasingly common issue for many of us. In an age of flexible work arrangements, businesses must work hard to safeguard the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees. Could the introduction of ‘Zoom-free’ days be the key reduce the stress caused by back-to-back virtual meetings?

An important update from Katherine Watkins on the latest guidance on Right to Work (RTW) checks.

Now that staff are getting settled back into work, attention now shifts to plans for improving office spaces. How likely are systems like hot-desking going to benefit businesses in the long-term?

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