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July 25, 2022

Financial wellbeing worries for employees

Financial wellbeing is now more than ever at the forefront of both employees’ and employers’ minds due to the current...

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June 23, 2022

Employee engagement at a record low

Employee engagement in the UK has been declining steadily over the last decade and has now reached a record low....

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June 17, 2022

Sickness absence rates soar in the last year

Recent research has found that sickness absence rates are at the highest level in a decade. Nearly 150 million working...

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June 13, 2022

Menopause in the workplace

Following an inquiry by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee, it was concluded that there is still ‘considerable...

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May 20, 2022

The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation is upon us with the UK quit rate at its highest level since 2009. Employees are quitting...

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May 12, 2022

Mental Health First Aid

In support of mental health awareness week, H&S Consultant Colin Jones looks to discuss mental health first aid and offer...

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May 6, 2022

86% Of Employers Think More Staff Wellbeing Support Is Needed Post-COVID

Organisations are being encouraged to offer training to help managers support mental health and staff wellbeing Concerns for Staff Wellbeing...

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April 27, 2022

Disability Pay Gap Wider Than Previous Year

New data has shown that disabled employees earned almost £2 per hour less than non-disabled workers in 2021 as the...

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April 21, 2022

Flexible Working Could Help 1.3 Million to Work

A recent analysis has reported that flexible working may be the key to closing the ‘inclusion gap’ and getting 1.3...

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April 14, 2022

Majority of UK Workers Want to Keep Flexible Working

Recent research has uncovered that the majority of UK public sector workers prefer a flexible working approach Flexible Working Is...

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April 7, 2022

UK Employees are Pushing through Mental Health Struggles

Recent research has uncovered that a worrying number of employees have avoided taking time off during a period of mental...

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April 1, 2022

Majority of UK Adults are in Favour of ‘Right to Disconnect Law’

Recent research has discovered that almost two-thirds of employees are in favour of a ‘right to disconnect’. But experts believe...

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March 15, 2022

Four-Day Workweek Implemented in Majority of Businesses

A recent study has uncovered that employers that have implemented a four-day workweek collectively saved more than £100bn Four-day workweek...

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March 10, 2022

High Number of Firms yet to Report on Gender Pay Gap

Currently, only around 24% of PLCs that meet the threshold of 250 or more employees have reported their gender pay...

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March 2, 2022

Worries Employee Surveillance Has Gone Too Far

Experts are warning employers that surveillance of employees’ emails, phones or webcams may damage trust and put businesses in legal...

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February 22, 2022

Almost 40% of UK FTSE 100 board roles held by women

The FTSE Women leaders review found that 414 women held company board roles at FTSE 100 firms last year, rising...

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February 22, 2022

Half of Black Women Feel Overlooked for Promotions

Employers are being encouraged to better address the "structural and cultural barriers" that perpetuate inequality at work, with almost half...

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February 11, 2022

Push for Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

A group of MPs have stated that there is “no excuse” for the government not to mandate ethnicity pay gap...

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January 27, 2022

Government to recoup 1bn of wrongly claimed Covid support

Experts have urged businesses to review Covid support claims as soon as possible and decide whether they need to be...

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January 21, 2022

Plan B Restrictions to End in England

As rates of Omicron start to drop, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the end of Plan B restrictions in...

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January 12, 2022

HR Software and British SMEs

A large number of British SMEs do not currently use HR software to automate systems, reduce admin time and create...

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January 7, 2022

The four-day working week: pros and cons

The four-day working week, does the concept lead to more productivity, engagement and a healthier bottom line? The pandemic has...

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December 21, 2021

HR Top Tips for SMEs

SMEs are not always fortunate enough to have a Human Resources department, therefore some may have to deal with HR...

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December 15, 2021

A Guide for Employers: Employee Mental Health Problems

In this article, our Senior HR advisor, Dan Williams, offers guidance to employers asking the question, my Employee has a...

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December 7, 2021

Calls to increase statutory sick pay for low paid workers

A large number of employees in the UK do not qualify for statutory sick pay, something experts believe will lead...

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December 3, 2021

The New Covid Variant – What You Need to Know

Experts have been calling for the UK government to introduce further restrictions as confirmed cases of the new Covid variant,...

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November 24, 2021

Contacting remote workers after work made illegal

Employees in Portugal may see a better work-life balance as new legislation now make it illegal for employers to contact...

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November 17, 2021

Austria Places Unvaccinated into Lockdown

Nearly 2 million Austrians are currently in lockdown as the Austrian government has placed only the unvaccinated into a strict...

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November 12, 2021

Spike in Employee Surveillance Over Last 6 Months

Recent research has found there has been a surge in employee surveillance by employers since the introduction of remote working....

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November 3, 2021

Government Covid Plan-B

The government is coming under mounting pressure to introduce plan B as the rates of Covid-19 continue to rise. Since...

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October 28, 2021

National Living wage set to increase 6.6%

HM Treasury has announced that the national living wage is set to be increased on 1st April 2022. It is...

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October 20, 2021

Job Vacancies Reach Record High

Job vacancies have reached yet another record high according to recent official statistics. Vacancies Data from the Office of National...

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October 12, 2021

Gender pay gap grows whilst 10% of employers fail to report

Organisations are required to report their data on the gender pay gap. Recently the deadline to report this passed and...

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October 6, 2021

GP’s seeing increase in work-related stress

A recent poll has found that almost all GPs have seen a number of patients seeking help for work-related stress...

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September 29, 2021

Could Long Covid Be Defined as A Disability?

Whilst not formally recognised as disability, the effect long Covid may have on an employee’s ability to carry out their...

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September 21, 2021

Boomerang Recruitment – Why Should You Hire an Ex-Employee

In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Daniel Williams, discusses boomerang recruitment and how it can benefit your business' recruitment...

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September 13, 2021

A Guide for Employers: LGBTQ+ Inclusion

In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Daniel Williams, offers a guide for employers when ensuring LGBTQ+ inclusion. Everyone wants...

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September 3, 2021

The Importance of HR Technology in Hybrid Teams

Today’s workforce has seen a shift into a more hybrid teams system of working. This has created a need for...

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August 27, 2021

We’re hiring – Senior National Account Manager

We are hiring for the position of Senior National Account Manager. oneHR is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing HR tech business. ...

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August 26, 2021

Favouritism within the workplace

An issue within the UK, that is seemingly going unnoticed, is stunting growth of employees and that issue is favouritism...

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August 26, 2021

People Operations Vs Human Resources Vs Personnel (and why does it matter?)

In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Daniel Williams, discusses the subtle differences between People Operations, Human Resources and Personnel. The...

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August 18, 2021

Creating workplace happiness

In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Daniel Williams, discusses workplace happiness and how employers can create an enjoyable workplace...

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August 9, 2021

Supporting grieving employees

In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Daniel Williams, discusses grief and offers advice on how you can support grieving...

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July 26, 2021

Managing Performance Remotely

In this article, our Senior HR Advisor, Claire McGuinness, discusses managing performance whilst working remotely.   Covid-19 caused a massive...

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July 14, 2021

Business travellers are keen to see the return of business travel

British business travellers are keen to see the return of business travel after the pause brought about by Covid-19. A...

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June 18, 2021

Men’s Health Week 2021

It is Men’s Health Week (14th-20th June) this week. According to the HSE, the rate of work-related stress, depression, and...

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June 11, 2021

Increased Age Discrimination Claims by Older Workers

Age discrimination claims have increased recently due to the lockdown. The economic downturn of the pandemic has widened existing inequalities...

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May 27, 2021

Remote working jobs tripled since 2020

The pandemic brought about remote working for a number of us, many had never worked this way before. However, both...

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May 14, 2021

Pregnancy loss leave introduced in new family-focused policies

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in this article, some readers may find upsetting. Some well-known companies have been paving the way...

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April 23, 2021

Stress Awareness Month – Managing workplace stress

Stress Awareness Month is held every April since 1992. This month takes place to increase awareness surrounding the causes and...

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