Human Resources

As countries learn to control the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are learning to adjust to new ways of working. They are also looking at ways to bring employees back to the workplace. But how can HR teams support and navigate leaders to do this, based on their current policies?

Employers have a fundamental duty of care for the physical and mental health and well-being of their workers. Katherine Watkins examines how boosting employee engagement can improve overall performance. 

The furlough scheme has been extended a few times since it first came in in March 2020. The current scheme is set to end on 31 April 2021. Katherine Watkins explains who is eligible and what employers must do when notifying staff.

What are employee's rights in regards to ensuring their personal data is being used properly and legally?

Katherine Watkins explores the challenges faced by teams involved in mergers and acquisitions and considers the HR implications involved.

Transfers from within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to outside the EEA (which includes the UK following Brexit) are only allowed where appropriate precautions are put in place. For international businesses that regularly transfer data from the EU to the UK, it was not initially clear what the position would be for such transfers of data from 1 January 2021.

Katherine Watkins outlines the implications of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on employment law.

RWA is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Watkins as our new Head of HR Consultancy. Katherine outlines the HR issues that face brokers and business leaders and how the RWA HR team can help.

What has the Covid-19 pandemic taught us about purpose and culture in the financial services and how can we use these lessons to ‘build back better’ as we gradually return to ‘normality’?

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