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The three key priorities workers want in the new norm

The three key priorities workers want in the new norm

The three essentials employees want to be part of the new norm following COVID-19, is the opportunity to work remotely but not all the time, to learn and develop more skills, virtually if needed and balancing work and family life for the long term. This was discovered...

Skills required for a single job increases 10% year-over-year

Skills required for a single job increases 10% year-over-year

The number of skills required for a job increases by 10 per cent year-on-year. This is according to Gartner, a research and advisory company, the skills required for a single job increases by 10 per cent every year and found that employees are only applying 54 per...

Prior to COVID-19 companies were set to increase investment in L&D

Prior to COVID-19 companies were set to increase investment in L&D

Before the outbreak of COVID-19 the amount of investment in learning & development (L&D) was set to increase amongst UK companies. This is according to research conducted by Warwick Conferences, a conference, meeting and events business. In its report 'The ROI...

Government see apprenticeships as ‘vital’ for UK’s financial recovery

COVID-19 will not pause apprenticeship levy payments

On the 06/04/20 the Government published guidance for apprenticeships during the COVID-19 pandemic stating that levy payments made by companies will not cease and furloughed apprentices can continue their training as long as it does not provide services or generate...

How to fight off boredom whilst working at home during a lockdown

How to fight off boredom whilst working at home during a lockdown

As the notion of working from home for a potential six-month stretch, coupled with a UK lockdown can lead to employees feeling like they are going "crazy", a CEO gives advice on how workers can stave off this feeling. David Price, workplace wellbeing expert and CEO of...

L&D can be used as a tool to connect people

L&D can be used as a tool to connect people

"L&D can be used as a tool to connect people", this was said by Sam Lawton, customer success manager at Fuse Universal during HRreview's Driving engagement with L&D webinar on 30/1/20. Mr Lawton explained how in regards to learning and development (L&D) it...

Is L&D the key way to drive engagement?

Is L&D the key way to drive engagement?

At 11 am on Thursday 30th January 2020, HRreview will be hosting the Driving engagement with L&D: Lakeland's story with Fuse, where professionals will be discussing how Learning and Development (L&D) is rapidly being recognised as a major drive that can boost...

Flexible working productivity hindered by lack of tech training

Flexible working productivity hindered by lack of tech training

Despite two-thirds of workers saying flexible working increases their productivity, it is being hindered by the lack of training they have received regarding new technologies. Productivity experts, 99&One have found that 66 per cent of employees say flexible...

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Malcolm Cairns: Make wellbeing in your organisation part of your culture

Malcolm Cairns: Make wellbeing in your organisation part of your culture

Although employment law has brought significant benefits for employees in the workplace, a changing environment means HR professionals need to think about their entire strategy as a whole. Don’t just treat the symptoms, make sure that your wellbeing policy is relevant...

Dan Grim: Is IR35 the death of contractors?

Dan Grim: Is IR35 the death of contractors?

Despite the Government’s IR35 reforms being just a few weeks away, a considerable proportion of soon-to-be affected businesses continue to be both concerned and confused by the upcoming changes. Many organisations still don’t even know that the changes are coming (71...

Exclusive, HMRC’s Ruth Stanier: IR35 changes coming in April

Exclusive, HMRC’s Ruth Stanier: IR35 changes coming in April

From April 2020, contractors who work through personal service companies (PSC) will be affected by changes to the off-payroll working rules. What does this mean? The changes will ensure that people working like employees, but through an intermediary pay broadly the...

Matt Fryer: What advice should you take in the countdown to IR35?

Matt Fryer: What advice should you take in the countdown to IR35?

There has been much debate about the upcoming changes to the Off-Payroll Working Rules and in particular, the introduction of IR35 to the private sector. The new rules require businesses to assess whether a contractor is genuinely self-employed or, in the words of...

Sally Hancock: Responding to workplace incidents

Sally Hancock: Responding to workplace incidents

With the introduction of more punitive sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences in 2016, organisational safety was put into sharp focus. Fines for businesses in violation of health and safety law across all sectors have since sky-rocketed. As a result,...

Rachel Whitford: What the new flexible working bill could mean for you

Rachel Whitford: What the new flexible working bill could mean for you

In July Helen Whately, MP put forward a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament that would make flexible working hours a default option for employees, unless a business has legitimate reasons to set fixed hours. For employers, introducing flexible working initiatives...

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