Human Resources

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?

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a significant increase in pet ownership in the UK. What are the pros and cons of having a pet? And, as we begin to return to the office, will businesses adopt pet-friendly policies?

How can a diverse and inclusive organisational culture help firms understand the needs of vulnerable customers and deliver business benefit?

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and Covid vaccines become increasingly available, the focus for many has shifted to thoughts and concerns employees may have around returning to the workplace.

Laura Findlay explains why having a good night’s sleep can improve productivity in the workplace and can improve employees’ mental health. What steps can employers take to let their staff ‘switch off’?

Employers may be predicting a sharp increase in employee requests for flexible working arrangements. Laura Findlay examines the benefits and barriers.

The reformed IR35 rules are set to be extended to the private sector next month. What are the changes and what does it mean for employed or self-employed workers in the industry?

Katherine Watkins examines some of the surprising results of Lloyd’s annual culture survey.

IHRS, the Human Resources branch of RWA, is delighted to welcome Laura Findlay, the newest member of the team. We spoke with Laura to find a bit more about her and her new role.

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