Should employers adopt fully remote working?

Should employers adopt fully remote working?

During the pandemic, remote working became the norm for many businesses adapting to a new world of work. In the wake of this, demand for fully remote positions has soared by 18 per cent in July this year compared to June. With many employers struggling to recruit,...
Are you training your employees sufficiently?

Are you training your employees sufficiently?

With employers hot on the trail of onboarding new staff, retaining existing members of the team is often overlooked. A key concern for employees is a lack of adequate training, despite research revealing that they are very willing to learn new skills. So, why is this...
Lack of menopause support causing loss of talent

Lack of menopause support causing loss of talent

With women considering quitting their jobs due to a lack of menopause support, a recent report says it should be a protected characteristic under the Equality Act. The report, from a committee of MPs, reveals that businesses are losing skilled workers by neglecting to...
Ensuring religious inclusion in your workplace

Ensuring religious inclusion in your workplace

Taking steps to create an inclusive workplace regarding religion can help strengthen your workforce, inspiring diversity, respect, and motivation. So, what can employers do to address the key concerns, keeping things fair and equal, whilst supporting the needs of the...
What employers need to know about travel disruptions

What employers need to know about travel disruptions

With industrial action planned on UK railways over the summer, travel disruption will be an issue for millions of employees. As well as this, staff shortages and disruption at ports and airports are likely to continue, causing problems for those returning from...
Long Covid: What employers should know

Long Covid: What employers should know

For some people, symptoms of Covid have been known to persist for a long time after the infection is gone, commonly known as long Covid. The effects of this can potentially last for weeks, months and even years. So, how should employers manage staff suffering from the...
The CV: Has it lost its relevance?

The CV: Has it lost its relevance?

As a staple in recruitment for many years, the CV has held its ground, but for many young job hunters in the current market, it may be losing its relevance. In recent research from software company Arctic Shores, many young workers have found CVs a hindrance whilst...