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Unhappy workers threaten new era of hybrid working

The Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) has identified at least five different classes of workers unhappy with current working arrangements, and says failure to create strategies to manage them could lead to a potential loss of momentum and produc...


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UK lags behind other countries on gender pay gap reporting

The UK must catch up with other countries on gender pay gap reporting if it’s to see faster progress on equality between women and men, according to a new report. The report, which analyses gender pay gap reporting legislation in ten countr...


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The future of homeworking – reflections and implications

It goes without saying that the future of how we work feels like a more pertinent debate now than it ever has. It’s also fair to say that much is being said and written on the subject, with the public narrative seeming to shift on a daily ba...


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How COVID-19 can offer opportunities for remote working

Working from home (aka ‘remote working’) is opening a world of opportunity. If you’ve ever dreamt of logging onto Teams from a café on Bondi Beach or Zooming from your balcony overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, now might ...


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Mental health: the “biggest workforce issue of our time”

A new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence of more than 12,000 employees, managers, HR leaders, and C-level executives across 11 countries has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased workplace stress, anxiety, and burnout for people a...


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New guidance to support employees experiencing domestic abuse

The CIPD has issued new guidance for employers, produced with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), on managing and supporting employees experiencing domestic abuse. While the abuse may be taking place at home, domestic abuse has an im...