As 20% fall behind on bills, employers can do more to help
As the cost of living crisis affects the mental and physical well-being of workers everywhere, employers need to better support employees.
What is “quiet quitting” and how is burnout affecting the UK?
Work-based stress and burnout have led to a rise in quiet quitting - a notion where people limit their work to strictly working hours.
Social value is not a tick box exercise – three principles for making a...
Companies are now required to demonstrate social value as part of a procurement process, particularly when bidding for public sector tenders.
How local government organisations can streamline HR processes
Local governments can improve their sensitive HR processes through efficient self-service systems, potentially bringing reductions in costs and labour and increased employee satisfaction.
Why do phone notifications distract us and how can we manage them at work?
Phone notifications are a necessary evil in our always-connected, work-from-anywhere world. But all too often, they can be a major distraction, pulling us away from our tasks and goals.
15 ways to provide employee mental health & well-being support
Since we spend the majority of our adult lives at work, it is vital that employers provide sufficient employee mental health & well-being support - here's how.
Where to look for future jobs?
Claus Rosenstand, Digital Hub Denmark Professor looks towards jobs arising in the digital age We don't know exactly what the jobs of the future will...
4 ways to support neurodiverse employees who work remotely
With 15% of the UK population considered neurodivergent, knowing how to support neurodiverse employees is vital for both employer and employee.
How can businesses mitigate misconduct and promote whistleblowing?
Workplace misconduct is an ongoing issue - how can businesses promote a speak-out culture and support whistleblowers?
STEM: Wicked problems and the diversified team
Dr Larry Earnhart, Chair, Dept. of Quantitative Studies University Canada West, sheds light on wicked problems and the diversified team when it comes to STEM.
Women’s Equality Day – How can tech companies bridge the gender gap?
Today is Women's Equality day and it is no secret that the tech industry is male-dominated or that there are still large disparities when it comes to gender representation.
Hybrid working is here to stay – now secure your workforce
The rise of hybrid working has enabled greater flexibility for employees, laying bare a wealth of opportunities for organisations.
Why are UK innovators not filing enough patents?
Businesses have long been criticised for not filing enough patents, which could be preventing them from realising their commercial potential.
How companies can support employees amidst political unrest
Worldwide and national crises and political unrest can threaten any organisation, no matter how healthy it is, here's how to deal with it in your company.
Hybrid working: taking a collaborative approach to an office revamp
Office revamps, when implemented successfully, could be the key to increasing overall efficiency, productivity and employer competitiveness.
4 ways employers can improve support for mental and physical health
Two-thirds of employees feel uncomfortable raising mental and physical health issues with employers – here’s how employers can improve their support.
85% of UK disabled workers are more productive working from home
There are numerous benefits of working from home for disabled workers, who have been the worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in their careers.
How to make your organisation more LGBTQIA+ inclusive?
From training to representation, efforts to make organisations and workplaces more LGBTQIA+ inclusive are needed everywhere.
One in five workers have the intention to quit their jobs
Over 6.5 million people in the UK are expected to leave their job in the next year, indicating that those with the poorest job quality are the most likely to have an intention to quit.
Promoting the creation of an inclusive workplace
Dr Christine Grant, Associate Fellow at the Coventry University Centre for Healthcare Research, introduces the ‘Remote for All’ (R4All) research study, discussing disability, neurodiversity, an inclusive workplace, and remote e-working in the UK.