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Recruitment post pandemic

Recruitment post pandemic

The great resignation continues post pandemic with a survey suggesting that 60% of adults are unhappy at work and are considering their options to find a role with better work life balance. It is definitely tough trying to reconcile the needs of both the employer and...

Employment rights – day 1

Employment rights – day 1

Let’s talk about employment rights. A weighty subject indeed and when I started reading I thought it would be a nice easy post but boy was I mistaken. It’s a minefield so this may turn into an introduction rather than an in depth study. So from day 1 employees...

Flexible working – the backlash.

Flexible working – the backlash.

Is anyone feeling like there has been a bit of an about turn in the whole flexible working debate? Are we seeing a backlash? It feels like one minute the business world was chatting about flexible working, how it would work, staff productivity while at home and...

How to have a difficult conversation

How to have a difficult conversation

If you find yourself wondering how to have a difficult conversation, you’re not alone. Actually though, the fact that you’re preparing to tackle it is a good thing! There is an emotional toll on us when we prepare to have difficult conversations and in fact many of us...

The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation

What is the sandwich generation? The sandwich generation is a modern term for an age-old scenario. There comes a time when caring responsibilities go up and down a generation. Women, as it still tends to be women who carry the brunt of caring, are caring for children...

Are you thinking about hybrid working?

Are you thinking about hybrid working?

Are you thinking about hybrid working? Maybe your team are already working between office and home and you are very smartly ensuring there is a policy in place. See, I do listen to Katherine – sometimes. When creating a hybrid working policy you need to go right back...

Long COVID and the workplace – what employers need to know

Mask wearing – personal choice…

As Covid restrictions ease again and wearing a mask becomes a personal choice what happens in the workplace? Working from home guidelines are also expected to be lifted so many employees who have been working remotely for nearly 2 years may now head back to the...