6 ways you can make your workplace more LGBTQ+ inclusive

If you didn’t know when pride month is in 2022, it’s taking place now. The month-long celebrations happen worldwide, involving everything from parades to art exhibitions that bring people together in support of LGBTQ+ communities. Whatever the pride month activity, the reason behind it is to celebrate and accept all sexual identities – particularly those …

Continue reading

What you should know about a four-day work week

Employees who have dreamed of working less without facing a pay cut may finally know what it’s like as the UK tests out a 4-day work week. From June 2022, more than 30 UK companies will start the four-day work week pilot in an attempt to show that hours logged doesn’t matter as much as results. The …

Continue reading

5 creative employee benefits to attract talent

Standard benefits don’t just cut it anymore. Beyond fair remuneration and health insurance, employees are increasingly on the lookout for companies that go above and beyond to meet the varied needs of their workforce. If you don’t want to lose out on talented staff, you should probably start thinking about offering non-traditional employee benefits. After …

Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: Boosting employee wellbeing at work

What was once a hashtag on social media to promote healthy living and wellness has turned into an international self-care movement. That’s right, we’re talking about #WellnessWednesday. While people everywhere are reminded to practise midweek self-care thanks to its catchy title, Wellness Wednesday applies to workspaces as well. As employers look for more ways to …

Continue reading

How to support employees during the Russia-Ukraine crisis

While there usually isn’t a ‘how to support employees during a war’ manual for HR teams, times like these can be incredibly shocking and traumatic for employees, thereby calling for HR teams to be supportive and understanding. Whether you have operations near the centre of conflict or employees with friends and families there, this Pacific …

Continue reading

Your guide to leadership styles in management

While many of us strive to work for companies with a flat hierarchy, that doesn’t mean that there’s no room for leadership. A good leader can help set direction and build an inspiring vision, as well as help steer the ship during turbulent times – all crucial qualities that can make or break an organisation. …

Continue reading

Why the world needs more women in the workplace

Companies that don’t recognise the value of women in the workplace are missing out on opportunities. Along with the obvious benefit of doubling the size of their talent pool, having more women in the company can also improve performance. Research shows that women in the workplace (and gender diversity in general) and profit go hand-in-hand. …

Continue reading

3 non-traditional workplace practices for leaders to consider adopting in 2022

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations across the globe have implemented numerous non-traditional workplace practices for their employees to benefit from. In the UK, the introduction of non-traditional workplace practices like flexible working and remote work arrangements, although not new, has undoubtedly helped to answer employees’ needs and more during the pandemic. But what else …

Continue reading

What does cross-border remote working entail?

Sitting on a beach, sipping coconut water and banging away on the laptop sounds like a dream for many employees. Better yet, looking for jobs within companies based in another country may also bring a number of added benefits for both employees and employers. But before you consider these cross-border remote working roles, you should …

Continue reading

4 leadership tips for business leaders to consider in 2022

Every day, business leaders in the UK are faced with numerous reminders of how challenging things are. From the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the demands employees have made, such as mental health benefits and flexible working arrangements. With so many trends and challenges in 2022, what should business leaders focus on to prepare for the …

Continue reading