HR Updates

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.

Since the introduction of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), SM&CR has significantly raised the bar for standards of personal conduct and put a more rigorous emphasis on management accountability.

What does the announcements for the UK 2021 budget mean for human resources?  

Some employees may have concerns regarding returning to work with colleagues who have not yet had the coronavirus vaccine. What guidance is in place for employers to address these concerns?

Employees may be feeling post-lockdown anxiety at the thought of returning to office life. What can employers do to help ease their staff back into the workplace?

As businesses get used to operating in what is becoming a new-normal, some leaders are still not sure how to handle the effects of the pandemic when it comes to staff who are affected by Covid-19. Katherine Watkins answers some frequently asked questions.

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