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Open Access Government brings you the latest workplace news covering a range of topics such as HR, skills, training and mental health.

We cover stories on research to improve workplace staff productivity and employee stress levels to help combat the fear of ’employee burning out’. With expert opinions from companies around the country, you can find articles on workplace benefits and the positives to flexible working hours.

Also available are articles concerning compliance to HR and the problems surrounding gender discrimination and inequality.

low code

Low code helps close the skills gap in the UK

Dan Blake, Managing Director EMEA, Claris, explores how the UK can close its growing skills gap with low code.
social inequalities, labour market careers

Policy agenda around social inequalities across the life-course

Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Assistant professor, Scientific programme co-ordinator at the University of Turku, discusses the development of social inequalities across labour market careers.
hr marketing

HR marketing in a health organisation

Laura Kirschbacher, Corporate Communications, Pfalzklinikum, details how to establish HR marketing within a health organisation, in this project report.
workplace change

How organisations respond to the demand for workplace change

Fintan Burke and Alison White of independent workplace designers, PLACEmaking, explore how organisations can meet the demand for workplace change post-COVID.
future of hybrid working

Digitalising HR – key for the future of hybrid working

George Dunnett, Chief Product Officer at Zellis, explores why digitalising human resources are key for the future of hybrid working.
estate management

Forging a path to better estate management

Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO, Freespace, walks us through forging a path to better estate management.
male-dominated

Women’s Equality Day: Breaking the gender bias in male-dominated industries

In recognition of Women’s Equality Day 2021, a range of female industry experts draw on personal experience and offer advice to other women on gender bias in male-dominated industries.
remote team culture

Technology as the magic key for a remote team culture

Mark Seemann, CEO, StaffCircle, investigates how technology will drive a remote team culture in a post-pandemic economy.
gay men earn less, heterosexual men

Study reveals gay men earn 6.8% less than heterosexual men

This study, published in Journal of Population Economics, found that gay men still earn 6.8% less than heterosexual men - across places in Australia, the US, and EU.
working from everywhere

Why Cyber and Choice are essential to working from everywhere

Tariq Hussain, Senior Sales Director, UK Government and National Security, Dell Technologies, explores Why Cyber and Choice are essential for hybrid working.
making flexible working work

Culture and connection’s role in making flexible working work for everyone  

Tariq Hussain, Senior Sales Director, UK Government and National Security, Dell Technologies, explores the critical factors for hybrid working to support the levelling up agenda, in this first of a 2 part series.
workplace gender equality, women workplace

Study says men have “major influence” on workplace gender equality

The study, published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, finds that men can have major influence on workplace gender equality - if they appear to support women, they can change dynamics of hostility and isolation.
hybrid working plan

How to strike a happy medium with a hybrid working plan

Jonathan Sharp, Director, Britannic Technologies, discusses how a hybrid working plan can create a happy medium.
work for local governments

Office, hybrid or home? The future of work for local governments

Attar Naderi, UK Business Manager, Laserfiche, explores how local governments are preparing for hybrid working post-COVID.
digital asset management software

How to make hybrid working more effective with DAM

Mike Paxton, VP at Canto, explains why digital asset management software is empowering teams for a future where hybrid working is the norm.
sysadmin day, system administrators

SysAdmin Day: Honouring sysadmins for their work behind the scenes

Today is SysAdmin Day: An annual day of celebration for system administrators and their year long, smooth running of enterprise.
remote work

Digital skills: The key to public sector success

Graham Hunter, VP of Skills at CompTIA, explains why it is crucial that governments encourage and enable flexible learning and certifications in order to thrive in the new world of remote work.
public management

Human Learning Systems: A new approach to public management

Mike Crowther, CEO of Empowerment, discusses how a new approach to public management called Human Learning Systems can transform services.
skills and capabilities

Skills and capabilities urgently needed across UK workforce

Mark Creighton, CEO, Avado, outlines how businesses can manage the shifting skills landscape and begin to fill the gap between business needs and people capabilities.
new normal working

How to hang on to your workforce in a post-Covid environment

Nick Greenston, CEO of Retinue Talent Solutions, advises how employers can hang on to talent in the new normal working environment.

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