How Employee Mental Health Has Become A HR Priority

How Employee Mental Health Has Become A HR Priority

With offices opening up again, and employees returning to the workplace, there is no shortage of anticipation as the Covid-19 pandemic subsides. While businesses look forward to returning to productivity, for HR Departments, there is also a new priority – employee mental health support. So what can HR do to ensure a happy return for everyone?

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UN World Day For Cultural Diversity: How HR Can Celebrate It

UN World Day For Cultural Diversity: How HR Can Celebrate It

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is an occasion to promote diversity as an agent of inclusion and positive change. It provides an opportunity to celebrate all forms of cultural diversity and expression and to reflect on how these contribute to dialogue and development.

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Stress Awareness Month: What HR Should Be Watching Out For

Stress Awareness Month: What HR Should Be Watching Out For

April is National Stress Awareness Month, but perhaps this year it is more poignant than ever before. Growing stress in the workplace, heightened by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, now promises to damage employee wellbeing and lower productivity. But is there anything that HR can do to ease the stress now being felt?

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4 Key Challenges HR Must Handle In 2021

4 Key Challenges HR Must Handle In 2021

2021 was supposed to bring with it the promise of new beginnings. But even now, in February, HR departments are still coming to terms with the challenges that a new working world is presenting. It’s not just a matter of maintaining a safe working environment amidst a global health crisis, it’s also the impact on mental health and how best to manage staffing issues amid an economic downturn.

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Confusion About Furlough? Employee Leave Management Factors To Ease Your Concerns

Confusion About Furlough? Employee Leave Management Factors To Ease Your Concerns

The impact of the pandemic has been acute, yet many companies have managed to keep their heads above water and their staff onside during uncertain times. Furlough has made that possible, but that status has raised some questions over employee leave entitlements.

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4 Virtual Christmas Event Ideas To Keep The Yuletide Spirit Alive

4 Virtual Christmas Event Ideas To Keep The Yuletide Spirit Alive

Normally, the annual Christmas party is the highlight of the year – a chance to celebrate a busy 12 months’ toil. Of course, 2020 is very different, with the COVID-19 pandemic overshadowing any plans for a traditional office Christmas party. But that doesn’t mean that Christmas is cancelled! There are other ways to embrace the Yuletide cheer.

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Why Employee Experience Has Changed To Become A Post-COVID19 Priority

Why Employee Experience Has Changed To Become A Post-COVID19 Priority

With all the changes forced upon us due to the COVID19 pandemic, it’s forgivable to wonder if life will ever return to how it was. With experts suggesting ‘no’, employee experience is almost certain to change dramatically. But how exactly will workers’ experience of their workplace change? And what should HR departments be looking out for?

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